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Info Sought on Kayak Found off Maui

June 23, 2012, 8:11 PM HST
* Updated June 26, 6:08 AM
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Photo courtesy, US Coast Guard Hawai’i.

By Wendy Osher

Crews from the US Coast Guard on Maui are trying to locate the owner of a blue kayak found floating in south Maui waters on Saturday afternoon.

The kayak was found at around 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, 2012, near the Menehune Shores condominium complex in Kihei.

According to the Coast Guard, no one had been reported to be in distress.

The kayak contained a milk crate, a computer bag with old food, a bicycle helmet, and a plastic fishing float, authorities said.

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An urgent marine information broadcast was issued to see if any mariners in the area could identify the kayak.

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The Coast Guard asks that anyone with information regarding the kayak contact the Sector Honolulu command center at (808) 842-2600.

Photo courtesy, US Coast Guard Hawai’i.

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