Kauai firefighters rescue 16-year-old visitor on Po‘ipu trail

  • Source: KHON-TV FOX 2 Honolulu
  • Published: 06/08/2021 12:00 AM

Kauai first responders located a 16-year-old boy who was reported to be missing on a trail in Po‘ipu on Sunday, June 6. Kauai fire crews received a call from the police department about a missing hiker on the Maha‘ulepu Heritage Trail at approximately 2:35 p.m. At approximately 3:35 p.m., firefighters located the hiker on the trail. No injuries were reported. The hiker reportedly became separated from his group, trekked to Maha‘ulepu Beach, and later went back on the path to locate his family, the Kauai Fire Department said. Officials remind the public to let others know of hiking plans ahead of time, remain on marked trails and stay alert of any weather changes. Hikers should also be prepared with food and water in case of emergencies.


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