Hiker airlifted from Makapuu Tide Pools

Hiker airlifted from Makapuu Tide Pools

MAKAPUU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Honolulu Fire Department responded to the call of a hiker in distress and airlifted the woman to safety after she suffered from a medical emergency near the Makapuu Tide Pools.

Fire personnel arrived on scene shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday and hiked down the trail to locate the woman.

The 46-year-old was stabilized and airlifted to a nearby landing zone where she transferred to EMS.

Her condition is unknown at this time.

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