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California Man Seriously Injured in Fall at “Bamboo Forest” in Kailua, Maui

November 16, 2020, 4:55 PM HST
* Updated November 16, 5:05 PM
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A 41-year-old California man suffered multiple injuries to his body after falling approximately 20 feet from a waterfall onto rocks below in the area known as “Bamboo Forest” in the East Maui town of Kailua.

The incident was reported at 1:10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.

Fire crews from Engine 2 and Rescue 10 aboard Air 1 packaged the man for air transport to a landing zone near Mile 6 of the Hāna Highway.

The man was then flown by AirMed 1 to the Maui Memorial Medical Center in serious condition.

Firefighters concluded their response to the mountain rescue incident at 2:37 p.m.

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