Helicopter crash near Honokaa, pilot walks away

  • A 39-year-old man was transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital in serious condition Thursday following a helicopter crash on private land accessible through Waipio on Horseback Ranch near Honokaa. (HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald)

HONOKAA — A 39-year-old man was transported to North Hawaii Community Hospital in serious condition Thursday following a tour helicopter crash at about 7 a.m. near Kukuihaele, according to the Hawaii Fire Department