GPS cellphone helps firefighters find lost hiker

Hawaii County firefighters rescued a lost hiker with the help of the Fire Department helicopter and the man’s GPS-enabled cell phone.The 20-year-old man called for help after getting lost in the Piha Forest Reserve near Lapahoehoe at about 11:25 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters were able to use the man’s GPS on his cell phone to find his location.

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