Female hiker falls 300 ft from ridge in Kaaawa

Hiker, 23, taken to hospital in serious condition

Published  4:13 PM HST Jun 22, 2013
KAAAWA, Hawaii -

A hiker is in the hospital, but alive after falling 300 feet off a trail in Kaawa Saturday morning.

Fire officials said the 23-year-old woman was hiking with five others, when she fell off the ridge on the Puumana Trail.

It took several attempts to air-lift the woman out from the bottom of the cliff.  She was taken to the trauma center in serious condition. with injuries to her back and legs.

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