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Dehydrated hiker, 29, airlifted off Nuuanu Trail


The Honolulu Fire Department rescued a 29-year-old man who was hiking alone on the Nuuanu Trail Wednesday afternoon.

HFD got the call at 2:08 p.m. and dispatched five units staffed with 15 personnel, including Air 1 and a rescue company.

The first unit arrived at the scene at 2:24 p.m.

The hiker had called 911, saying he thought he was suffering from dehydration and could not make it out on his own.

Air 1 searched the area while engine personnel searched on foot.

Air 1 found the hiker and brought rescue personnel to him.

Rescue personnel stabilized and airlifted him to a landing zone at the Nuuanu Reservoir.

He declined transport to a hospital.

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