Kauai News

KFD Rescues Injured California Hiker

Posted September 27, 2021, 5:29 PM HST

First responders rescued an injured 30-year-old California visitor from Kalalau Beach on Sunday.  

According to a preliminary report, first responders received a report at approximately 2:10 p.m. of an injured male at Kalalau Beach. Crews with the Hanalei fire station, Rescue 3 aboard Air 1, and American Medical Response responded to the incident.

First responders arrived on scene at approximately 4:15 p.m. and discovered a male hiker with a leg and other injuries at Kalalau Beach. Rescue 3 loaded the injured hiker and his partner aboard Air 1 and transported them to Princeville Airport.

Responding medics with American Medical Response continued treatment on the hiker and transported him to Wilcox Hospital in stable condition. The scene was cleared at approximately 4:40 p.m.