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Hiker Rescued Near Mahana Ridge

The Maui Fire Department responded to the Mahana Ridge area above Kapalua on Wednesday for a report of a missing hiker.

Crews responding to an 11:25 a.m. alarm used cell phone coordinates received from the 9-1-1 dispatcher to locate the hiker.

The woman was extracted by Air 1 to a safe area on Mahana Ridge where she was then led back to her vehicle.

Officials say the woman was uninjured but got lost after hiking for 2.5 hours.



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