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Hiker Rescued From Lahaina Pali Trail

June 4, 2019, 10:01 AM HST
* Updated June 4, 10:09 AM
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A hiker was rescued from the Lahaina Pali Trail on Sunday after becoming fatigued, fire officials said.

Firefighters from Ladder 3 out of Lahaina found the 57-year-old man about one mile up from the Lahaina side of the trail.  The man, described as a local resident, was carried in a stokes basket to an awaiting ambulance for further care, according to Val Martin, Assistant Chief of Support Services for the Maui Department of Fire and Public Safety.

The incident was reported at around 12:18 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2019.

The Lahaina Pali Trail traverses approximately 5.5 miles with the western terminus located along the Honoapiʻilani Highway at Manawaipueo Gulch, and the eastern trail head located along an unimproved road near the Kuihealani Junction in Māʻalaea.

According to information compiled by the state Department of Land and Natural Resources, the trail ranges in elevation from 100 feet to 1,600-feet.

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