Rescue crews suspend search for missing windsurfer

KAHULUI, Maui (KHNL) - Rescuers suspended the search for a possible missing windsurfer.

Coast Guard officials say they are waiting for reports of any missing person before they continue the search.

Beach staff on the Valley Isle found a broken wind surfboard abandoned near the shore break in Kahului Monday afternoon.

The kite from the broken board was floating approximately 60 feet off shore.

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter crew joined Maui Fire Department personnel in a 36-square mile shoreline search.