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Search called off for paragliders seen landing in water off Maui

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MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Rescue crews on Maui have called off their search for two paragliders who were last seen landing in the ocean Wednesday night off Keawekapu Beach.

Firefirghters received the first call for help around 7:15 p.m. from witnesses who said they saw the pair enter the water at least half a mile offshore. The Maui Fire Department and Coast Guard searched throughout the night with no results.

Officials checked with tour companies and found that no one had been reported missing. The search was called off at noon on Thursday.

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