Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue two kayakers on Molokini Crater

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue two kayakers on Molokini Crater

MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - The U.S. Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two kayakers trapped on Molokini Crater Monday.

The Maui Fire Department notified watchstanders at 3:20 p.m., informing them of two kayakers who were forced onto the rocks on Molokini Crater due to unfavorable weather conditions.

At approximately 3:45 p.m., an Ocean Safety jet ski arrived on scene and transported the kayakers to a 45-foot Coast Guard boat from Maui, which took the kayakers to Maui at 4:15 p.m.

No injuries were reported and both kayakers were wearing lifejackets.

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