Judge to rescued hikers: Time to give back

Courtesy photo Chopper 1 responds Nov. 3 to Waimea, where 13 hikers had to be rescued from Anna's Pond because of flash flooding.

WAIMEA — A District Court judge Tuesday doled out a plethora of community service hours to a group of hikers cited for trespassing after they were swept away amid flash flooding, prompting a daring, hours-long rescue last month at Anna’s Pond.