BRIEF: Search Launched off Lanai for Man Overboard

February 16, 2012, 7:35 AM HST · Updated February 16, 5:18 PM
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By Maui Now Staff

***An UPDATE to this story has since been posted at the following direct LINK.

A search was launched early this morning for a 45-year-old man who reportedly went overboard from a vessel off Lanai, fire officials said.

The incident was reported at 5:28 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2012, about 2 miles off the southwest point of the island.

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The vessel is described as a 37-foot boat named No Problem.

Among those responding to the incident was the US Coast Guard and the Maui Fire Department’s Rescue 10 crew from Kahului, Rescue Boat 3, and Air-1 helicopter.

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