Man seriously injured after falling off cliff, rolling into pond near Rainbow Falls

Published: Mar. 13, 2023 at 6:11 AM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A 35-year-old man was seriously injured Sunday evening after falling off a cliff near Rainbow Falls.

The incident happened around 6:30 p.m.

Firefighters said the man was attempting to climb down a cliff wall next to the falls when he fell and landed on a rock outcropping and then into a pond.

The man was extracted off the rock ledge and airlifted to Hilo Medical Center in serious condition.

This story may be updated.