Man found dead by hikers on Maui’s Lahaina-Pali Trail
A 55-year-old man from Haʻikū on Maui was pronounced dead after he was found unresponsive by hikers on an electric company service road above the Honoapiʻilani Highway.
Fire officials say the man was found about a mile above the highway on the Wailuku side of the Lahaina-Pali Trail.
Bystanders began CPR on the man prior to the arrival of fire personnel via the department’s Air 1 helicopter. The victim was extricated to a landing zone where he was pronounced dead by medics.
The incident was reported at 10:46 a.m. on Oct. 29. Emergency crews concluded their response at 12:49 p.m.
The cause of the man’s death is under investigation.