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Woman seriously injured after jumping into water near Pele's Chair

Approximate location of rescue (Image: Hawaii News Now) Approximate location of rescue (Image: Hawaii News Now)
MAKAPUU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Emergency responders rescued a 21-year-old woman near the Kaiwi Shoreline Trail Monday afternoon after she apparently jumped off a pole and hit her head under water.

The Honolulu Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and Ocean Safety personnel responded around 5:10 p.m. to a scenic point known as Pele’s Chair. Officials said the woman was injured after diving into the water.  

HFD airlifted the woman to Sandy Beach, where paramedics treated her for her injuries.

She was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

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