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Search Resumes for Missing Hiker at Haleakala

January 23, 2012, 9:26 AM HST
* Updated January 23, 11:46 AM
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Haleakalā National Park, file photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

***The hiker has since been located in “fairly good” condition.  Full story at the following: LINK.

Fire rescue crews resumed their search this morning for a hiker reported missing at Haleakala National Park on Maui.

The search began at 8 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2012, after the 58-year-old man failed to show up from a hike on the Halemauu Trail.

Crews searched until 11:30 p.m., suspending their search overnight, according to fire officials.

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The Maui Fire Department’s Air-1 helicopter, accompanied by Rescue-10 from Kahului, and E-13 from Kula resumed the search at first light this morning (Monday, January 23, 2012).

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The search is ongoing.

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