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Lifeguards rescue 2 people swept into ocean near Makapuu lighthouse

MAKAPUU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Lifeguards rescued a man and a woman on Monday after they were swept from the rocks by high surf.

The incident occurred near the Makapuu lighthouse where sources say the 28-year-old woman suffered cuts on her legs. Paramedics treated both the man who is also 28-years-old and the woman at the Makai pier.

The woman was transported to the hospital in serious condition and the man was reported to be in stable condition.

In an earlier incident, two other people who were hiking near the area had to be airlifted to safety by HFD. They were not hurt.

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