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Visitor Injured in 15 Foot Fall at Ka‘uiki in Hāna, Maui

February 28, 2020, 11:41 AM HST
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Hāna, Maui. File photo.

Rescue crews assisted a male visitor who was injured in a fall while hiking around Ka‘uiki Head at Hāna Bay in East Maui on Thursday.

The incident was reported at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.

Fire officials say the man, described as a 22-year-old from Minnesota, was attempting to hike from Hāna Bay around Kaʻuiki Head to Kaihalulu when the incident occurred.

Responding units from the Maui Fire Department’s Engine 7 arrived on scene to find the man in a heavily wooded area at the 200 foot elevation.

Fire personnel from Engine 7 and Rescue 10 were able to assist the man out on foot. He was treated by medics on scene.

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Fire officials say the man suffered scrapes and scratches in the fall.

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