Maui News

Windsurfer Rescued from Kanaha, Maui

July 2, 2012, 8:22 AM HST
* Updated July 2, 11:55 AM

By Wendy Osher

A visitor was rescued from waters off of Central Maui yesterday after calls were made of a windsurfer in distress.

The incident was reported at 5:43 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in waters off of Kanaha Beach Park.

When rescue crews arrived, they located the man about 1 mile offshore, and airlifted him to beach, where he required no medical attention, authorities said.

The man was a 43-year-old visitor from Wakayama, Japan.

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