HAWAIIAN PARADISE PARK, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii County Fire Department crews and volunteers are searching for a missing hiker in the Hawaiian Paradise Park area. Authorities say the 36-year-old man went on a hike in a forested area off 11th Avenue Saturday morning. His father called 911 Saturday evening after he didn't return.
A fire department helicopter is conducting an aerial search, assisting crews on the ground. The terrain is considered to be rugged and difficult to access.