3 hikers safe after spending night in mountains above Keanae

3 hikers safe after spending night in mountains above Keanae
Three people are safe after spending the night in the mountains above Keanae. (Image: Hawaii News Now)

KEANAE, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Three people are safe after spending the night in the mountains above Keanae earlier this week, officials on Maui said.

Firefighters said a father, daughter and another man set out around 12:30 p.m. Monday for some hiking and sightseeing, but the loop trail they were on was cut off by a landslide.

As darkness fell, they decided to hunker down and spend the night in the mountains, officials said.

Family members contacted authorities after the trio didn’t return, prompting rescue crews to launch a search on Tuesday. However, all three made it out safely on their own.

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