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Search of South Maui waters canceled, crews determine no one is in distress

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Ocean search and rescue off of South Maui. VC: Dina Ruiz (2.10.22)

Coast Guard crews were observed patrolling an area offshore in South Maui following reports of a missing paddle boarder shortly before 7 p.m.

Area residents reported seeing two search boats offshore at around 7:30 p.m. Flares were also observed in the area.

Officials with the Maui Fire Department tell Maui Now that the incident ended up being a “good intent” call, and upon further investigation, nobody was in distress.

Maui Now also sought information from the Coast Guard, and a response is forthcoming.

*Check back for updates.

Wendy Osher
Wendy Osher leads the Maui Now news team. She is also the news voice of parent company, Pacific Media Group, having served more than 20 years as News Director for the company’s six Maui radio stations.
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