8 Hikers Rescued From Waipio Valley

The Hawaii Fire Department rescued eight hikers today that found themselves stuck in Waipio Valley because of bad weather and they were unable to pass over flowing rivers and streams.

About.Com Travel Writer John Fischer and Deston Nokes (www.destonnokes.com) hike Waipio Valley while Becky Ryan follows up the pack in a hike into Waipio we did back a few years ago.

About.Com Travel Writer John Fischer and Deston Nokes (www.destonnokes.com) hike Waipio Valley while Becky Ryan follows up the pack in a hike into Waipio we did back a few years ago.

HFD responded to 8 overdue hikers in Waipio Valley.  The hikers were unable to hike out due to worsening weather conditions and rapidly rising rivers and streams.  The hikers stayed overnight and was located and extricated out of Waipio Valley by HFD personnel the next day.  All 8 Hikers were not injured and denied any emergency medical services.

 

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