Lost hikers found on Wahiawa Hills trail
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Lost hikers found on Wahiawa Hills trail


The Honolulu Fire Department rescued three overdue hikers who spent the night on the Wahiawa Hills trail, spokesman said in an e-mail.

The Fire Department helicopter and rescue crews began searching the Wahiawa Hills trail at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday after the father of one of the missing men reported that the hiking party had not returned.

A 39-year-old man and two men in their 20s began the hike at about 10 a.m. Saturday.

The search was suspended at 1:22 a.m. and resumed at about about 6:42 a.m. today.

Firefighters and the Fire Department helicopter searched the trail area and located the hikers at 7:43 a.m, a Fire Department spokesman said. The helicopter airlifted the men to a landing zone at Iliahi Elementary School at about 8:24 a.m.

The men were not injured.


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