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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, March 22, 2010

Injured hiker rescued by helicopter from falls trail

Advertiser Staff

A hiker was rescued from the Lā'ie Falls trail yesterday after he injured his leg and couldn't walk out.

Firefighters rappelled down to the hiker from a helicopter just before 1 p.m.

The man and his woman companion, both in their 20s, were flown out in a helicopter basket.

Both hikers are Island residents.