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Crews find body of missing hiker in Waipio Valley

Photo courtesy: Lance Page Photo courtesy: Lance Page
Photo courtesy: Lance Page Photo courtesy: Lance Page
WAIPIO VALLEY, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Hawaii Island Fire Department has found the body of the missing hiker in Waipio Valley. 

The woman was found in five feet of water in a river leading to Hiilawe Falls. Fire crews received reports of a missing female hiker around 4:49 p.m. Saturday. 

Officials say the 22-year-old woman was separated from the group about 20 to 30 minutes into their hike to Hiilawe Falls. Officials said all other hikers were safe and accounted for.


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