comscore Pregnant woman who died after being hit by rocks while hiking in Kaaawa is identified | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

Pregnant woman who died after being hit by rocks while hiking in Kaaawa is identified

The Honolulu Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a 34-year-old Utah woman who died Sunday after being struck by falling rocks while hiking in Kaaawa as Jenna S. Johns.

The cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries. Sources have said Johns of Salt Lake City was six months pregnant.

The medical examiner’s office declined to confirm whether she was pregnant at the time of her death.

Firefighters responded to a call of an injured hiker, later identified as Johns, at Makaua Hidden Valley Trail shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday. She was hiking with her husband when she was struck by falling rocks.

About a half-hour later, firefighters found her unconscious and without a pulse. The Honolulu Fire Department’s Air 1 helicopter airlifted her to a landing zone at Swanzy Beach Park where Emergency Medical Services awaited her arrival.

Johns was later pronounced dead.

Comments (5)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up