Missing hikers on Big Island trail found

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Three men who went missing on the Big Island Sunday night are now safe.

Fire officials say the visitors from Los Angeles got lost on the "Captain's Trail" near Volcano, in a thickly forest area.

Police and fire crews tried to find them using cell phones and air horns, but couldn't reach them before night fall.

A rescue helicopter found them Monday morning, and transported them to safety.

Fire officials say they are in good condition.

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