Paddleboarder Rescued at Ukumehame, MauiJuly 6, 2012, 10:10 AM HST · Updated July 6, 4:43 PM 0 Comments
By Wendy Osher
An 18-year old Hilo woman was airlifted to safety on Thursday after she got swept out in the ocean in windy conditions while paddle boarding.
Another paddler, a 22 year old man from Wailuku, declined to be airlifted or towed-in, and ended up paddling in on his own.
The incident was reported at around 2:30 p.m. on Thusday in waters off of Ukumehame Beach in West Maui.
Both parties were reported in good condition and did not require medical attention.