Maui News

Four Rescued from Capsized Boat at Honokohau Bay

July 9, 2012, 7:36 AM HST
* Updated July 9, 7:37 AM
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Honokohau Bay photo by Wendy Osher

By Wendy Osher

Rescue crews on Maui responded to a report of a capsized boat off of Honokohau Bay on Sunday afternoon.

The incident was reported at 2:49 p.m. about 200 yards offshore.

Authorities say four men were aboard the 25-foot fishing boat when the incident occurred.

All were safe and escaped injury when rescue crews arrived on scene.

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The fishing boat was towed into the bay where crews from Engine 11 hooked up equipment to right the boat.

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The vessel was then bailed and anchored at the site.

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