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Injured hiker airlifted from Kalawahine Trail in Makiki

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Firefighters rescued a woman in her 60s who was injured while hiking the Kalawahine Trail in Makiki this morning.

The Honolulu Fire Department received a 911 call at 9:54 a.m. about an injured hiker and responded by dispatching six units with 17 personnel.

The first unit arrived within five minutes and ascended on foot. Another unit secured a landing zone at the Archie Baker Mini Park nearby.

The woman was injured while hiking on the trail. HFD personnel got to the woman at 10:39 a.m., assessed her condition and placed her on a stretcher for transport. She was taken to the Pauoa Flats Trail, where Air 1 was able to retrieve her and transport her to the landing zone.

Medical care was transferred to the Emergency Medical Services at 11:46 a.m.

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