Crews searching for missing hiker at Haleakala Crater

Published  8:35 AM HST Sep 26, 2013
WAILUKU, Hawaii -

Maui County fire officials say crews are searching for a missing hiker in Haleakala Crater on Thursday.

The 67-year-old man began his hike Wednesday night.  He was last seen by his wife that morning.

Firefighters located his car at the 8,000-foot level with his cell phone on the front seat of his car.

The missing hiker is a frequent visitor to the park and is familiar with the area, according to fire officials.

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