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Man falls 30 feet off Makapuu cliff

MAKAPUU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A man in his 20's fell about 30 feet off a ledge below the Makapuu Lighthouse late Thursday afternoon.

A spokesman for the Honolulu Fire Department says the man and two companions reportedly had exited the water after picking opihi and were climbing up the cliff when he fell. He sustained possible life-threatening injuries to his head and both legs.

The fire department used its helicopter to get the man off the ledge. He was then taken to the hospital at 6:07 PM.

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