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Search launched for missing 62-year-old paddler

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has joined the Maui fire and police departments in searching for a 62-year-old paddler reported missing near Kaupo.

Coast Guard officials said Thursday that a resident of the Valley Island reported the man missing Wednesday afternoon. He was wearing a black top and black shorts.

The search effort includes helicopters, a 45-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station Maui and the Coast Guard cutter Ahi, an 87-foot patrol boat home-ported in Honolulu.

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