Honolulu firefighters on Tuesday airlifted an injured hiker from the trail popularly known as “Lanikai pillbox” in Kailua.
The Honolulu Fire Department said a woman in her 40s suffered an injury and was unable to descend the trail — officially known as the Kaiwa Ridge Trail — on her own.
HFD received a 911 call for the injured hiker at about 9 a.m. and responded with six units and 17 personnel.
Firefighters who ascended by foot reached the hiker at 9:33 a.m. and provided her with basic life support.
The hiker was then airlifted by helicopter to a nearby landing zone where care was transferred to Emergency Medical Services at 9:46 a.m. EMS treated the woman for an ankle injury and took her to the hospital in stable condition.
No other injuries were reported.