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Hiker in serious condition after Makapuu lighthouse fall


I’m Ann Sterling… Pamela Young has the night off. A hiker falls in East Oahu. It happened on the MAKA-PUU LIGHTHOUSE TRAIL and we know he suffered head injuries. It happened around 12:15pm this afternoon. Ocean Safety responded … after the 24-year-old military man fell approximately 30- 40 feet. Rescuers say he was half way between PE- LE CHAIR and Maka-puu tide pools. Ocean Safety treated the patient and H-F-D air lifted him out to SANDY BEACH. EMS then took over treatment. 38.43 IT’S A RELATIVELY SAFE HIKE, IF THEY KNOW WHAT THEY’RE DOING, IF THEY KNOW THE AREA THEY NEED TO KNOW THE SURROUNDINGS 50 The hiker was transported to QUEENS MEDICAL CENTER with serious injuries.

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