Updated at 3:17 p.m., Saturday, June 2, 2007
Crashed paraglider rescued from mountainside
Advertiser StaffFirefighters rescued a paraglider today who crash-landed onto a mountainside above Pali Highway.
The man was not injured, but had to be rescued with a Honolulu Fire Department helicopter.
The man crashed about noon, after taking off from Makapu'u. He held on to a tree on a steep mountainside until rescuers arrived.