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Coast Guard seeking possible missing mariner off Maui

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MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person approximately one mile offshore from Camp Olowalu, Maui.

Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received a call around 8:20 Wednesday morning about an overturned adrift kayak. The kayak is green with the words 'Ocean Kayak' in yellow and

'Scrambler XT' in white on the sides.

There are no missing persons or distress reports in the area.

Sector Honolulu launched a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui to conduct a search of the area.

The Coast Guard advises the public to register and label all watercraft and equipment with contact information in order to quickly account for owners and prevent any unnecessary searches.

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