Woman hospitalized after jump from Maunawili Falls


A 23-year-old woman is in serious condition after jumping about 70 feet off Maunawili Falls in Windward Oahu.

The incident happened about 11 a.m Sunday.

The hiker jumped from the rocks and landed on her back in the pool of water below. She complained of lower back pain and couldn’t feel any sensation in her legs.

Honolulu firefighters hiked in to help airlift the woman out of the area.

The woman was transported to the Queen’s Medical Center in serious condition at about 12:15 p.m.

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