Hiker missing in Hawaii for two weeks found alive

Amanda Eller (Submitted photo via NBC)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (WTHR) - A woman who has been missing since she went for a hike more than two weeks ago on Maui has been found alive.

Hawaii News Now reports Amanda Eller's mother told them her daughter was found Friday.

“I don’t know...I don’t know any details to share,” Julia Eller told Hawaii News Now in a phone interview as she headed toward the hospital. “She had gone a long way. And that’s all I know.”

A Facebook page dedicated to finding the 35-year-old also reported the news that she was found.

URGENT UPDATE! Amanda has been found. She got lost and was stuck and slightly injured in the forest- way way out....

Posted by Findamanda on Friday, May 24, 2019

"Urgent update! Amanda has been found. She was injured in the forest. She is being air evacuated now. She just talk to her father on the phone. Amanda Eller is alive!!!!" the post read before it was later updated.

Details of Eller's condition are not known at this time, though sources told Hawaii News Now she was taken to a Maui hospital for treatment.

It is believed she was found about four miles from where her car and cell phone were found May 9.

“Elated. Excited. Extatic,” Julia Eller said. “I can’t even put it into words. I’m so incredible grateful.”

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