MFD Searches for Missing Hiker

Maui Fire Department crews are searching for a missing hiker within the Kahakapao Trail in the Makawao Forest Reserve.

Officials say that the hiker, described as a 35-year-old woman, was last seen on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m.

Crews responded at 10 a.m. on Thursday after being alerted of the missing woman. Air and ground units are being utilized in the search.

MFD reports that a vehicle located in the area has been in its location since about noon on Wednesday.

National Park Ranger and the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry are participating in the search alongside MFD.

Additional details will be available as the search develops.



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