Maui firefighters rescue visitors on hiking trail

Maui Fire Department

Maui firefighters rescued visitors on a hiking trail Monday night.

A couple from Tuscon, Arizona was reported missing on the Kahakapao Trail in Piholo.

It happened around 5:45 p.m. The missing couple, a 51-year-old male and a 40-year-old female, made the 911 call after becoming disoriented on the trail.

Attempts to locate the couple by air were unsuccessful due to heavy cloud cover.

Crews finally found them safe and uninjured around 8:20 p.m.

They were safely escorted out at around 8:45 p.m.

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