Lost hiker rescued from Mauna Loa trail

Published On: May 28 2013 10:44:04 AM HST   Updated On: May 28 2013 11:33:27 AM HST

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Mauna Loa

HILO, Hawaii -

Big Island fire officials say a 62-year-old Honolulu man was rescued from a trail on Mauna Loa Monday after he had lost his way.

Fire crews were called to the Mauna Loa Access Road at around 5:20 p.m.  Fire officials contacted other hikers trying to help the man.

The man was found about 2 miles from the weather station.

The man was treated and hospitalized for cold weather exposure, hypothermia, and dehydration.


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