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VIDEO: Lahaina Man Airlifted After Fall at Makamakaole

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   January 13th, 2013 · No Disqus Comments ·
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By Wendy Osher

A 22-year-old Lahaina man was airlifted out of Makamakaole trail on Maui yesterday after falling and injuring his back.

The incident was reported at 12:35 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12 in an area near mile marker 8 of the Kahekili Highway.

Maui Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga said the male hiker and four of his friends were about 45 minutes into the trail when the incident occurred.

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Authorities say the Maui Fire Department’s Air-1 with Rescue-10 personnel airlifted the victim to a secured landing zone set up on the highway.  The man was then transported by Medics to Maui Memorial Medical Center in stable condition.

***Video courtesy Jupiter Nielson.

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