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Injured hiker rescued on Kauai

(Image: Flickr/Brian Howell) (Image: Flickr/Brian Howell)
NUALOLO, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 25-year-old California man visiting Kauai was rescued by the Kauai Fire Department on Friday morning.

The man injured his leg about a mile into the Nualolo Trail in Kokee and a KFD rescue crew spotted the hiker from the air in an open area around 10:50 a.m.

Once spotted, the hiker was airlifted by the Rescue 3 crew and taken to Kokee Park where he was transferred to paramedics.

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