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Overdue Hiker Found in Kalapana Gardens

April 21, 2021, 7:39 AM HST
* Updated April 21, 7:40 AM
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An overdue hiker was found confused walking in a lava field in the area of Piilani Road and Kalapana Gardens, Tuesday evening, April 20.

Hawai‘i Fire Department and Hawai‘i Police Department responded to the incident of a missing person at approximately 7 p.m. and began to search the area. A woman was found about an hour later by HPD.

“She told HPD she was confused and not sure what had happened,” HFD stated in a press release.

The woman was assessed at the scene and was ultimately transported to Hilo Medical Center for further evaluation.

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