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Hikers Risk Lives Trying to Cross Swollen Stream: Video

As was reported by many news agencies this week, there were several hikers stranded along the Kalalau Trail on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 when the

62 People airlifted from Kalalau on Christmas Eve

The Kaua‘i Fire Department has airlifted over 60 people from the Kalalau Valley today after multiple streams became impassable. One male hiker suffered a non-life threatening injury and was flown to Princeville Airport, where awaiting medics transported him to Wilcox Hospital.

Stranded on the Kalalau Trail Video

December 2014, Andy and I went on a backpacking trip on Kauai's scenic Kalalau Trail. Little did we know that days of rain can cause raging rivers that are impassible. The only way across the rivers was to wait or catch the Kauai's rescue helicopter.