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Lost hiker rescued on Maui

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 69-year-old hiker was rescued Wednesday night from the Makawao Forest Reserve.

The woman called 911 Wednesday evening and reported that she was lost and disoriented.

Officials attempted to locate the victim by air before nightfall, but were unsuccessful. Crews then started a ground search and located her just before midnight.

The woman was about two miles from the base of the Kahakapao Trail.

She did not need medical attention.

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