Firefighters rescue woman near Uluwehi Falls

Published On: Jan 06 2014 07:53:02 PM HST
WAILUA, Hawaii -

Kauai firefighters rescued a female hiker Monday morning near Uluwehi Falls in Wailua.

Officials say a 44-year-old visitor from Nevada reportedly fell while walking along the trail and injured her ankle.

Rescuers were transported by boat to the trailhead, and then hiked up the trail to locate and helped the victim be airlifted an ambulance.

Emergency medical officials then transported her to Wilcox Hospital.

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