Missing boater rescued off Waianae coast

WAIANAE (KHNL) - Early Tuesaday morning, the US Coast Guard says a Good Samaritan helped rescue a missing boater off the Waianae coast.

Officials say the 25-year-old man was reported missing about 9:00 PM Monday night.

At first light, crews spotted him nine miles off shore clinging to his capsized vessel.

According to the Coast Guard, a Good Samaritan on a boat heard rescue calls over a radio transmitter and rescued him shortly before 7:30 AM.

At this time, the Coast Guard is in the process of bringing the 14' Livingston to shore.

No word on the condition of the boater.