Man Airlifted from ‘Commando Trail’ After Suffering from Heat Exhaustion

Photo: Maui Fire Department/County of Maui file image.

Maui Fire Department crews responded to an area off Hana Highway on Monday for a mountain rescue.

According to officials, MFD was called to what is known as “Commando Trail” shortly after 1 p.m. to aid a man who was suffering from heat exhaustion and who was unable to hike out of the area due to steep and unstable terrain.

Air 1 located the 55-year-old approximately 30 minutes from the trailhead. He was airlifted out and delivered to awaiting medics.

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