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Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from sinking boat

HONOLULU (AP) - The Coast Guard reports it has rescued two fishermen from a sinking boat 5 miles south of Oahu.

The rescue came Monday morning after the captain's wife reported her husband's fishing vessel, the Iwalani, was taking on water, disabled and adrift.

Coast Guard Station Honolulu launched a 45-foot Response Boat-medium rescue crew, which towed the Iwalani to the public dock at Keehi marina.

The Coast Guard also reports Honolulu police took the captain into custody for outstanding traffic warrants.

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