12-year-old Boy Rescued While Windsurfing at KanahāAugust 1, 2014, 9:00 AM HST · Updated August 1, 9:10 AM 0 Comments
By Wendy Osher
A 12-year-old boy is safe after being rescued while windsurfing in waters near Kanahā Beach in Kahului on Thursday.
Fire officials say the incident was reported at 4:40 p.m. about 100 yards offshore.
Rescue crews with the Fire Department were called to the scene for a report of a windsurfer who lost his sail at Ka’a Point.
The windsurfer, described as a 12-year-old boy from Japan, was brought safely to shore by crews aboard a fire ski rescue watercraft and reunited with his mother, according to department reports.
Authorities say no medical attention was required.