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Maui Fire Department officials say a 35-year-old woman from Westlake Village, Calif. was standup paddle boarding with her boyfriend when she fell and hit her head on the board.
The incident happened just before 4 p.m. Monday near Ukumehame Park when the woman's boyfriend found her floating and unresponsive.
Officials say he was able to get her back on the board where she regained consciousness.
Other standup paddle boarders helped the boyfriend get the woman back to shore.
When she was brought ashore, Ocean Safety officials administered first aid.
The woman was transported to Maui Medical Center in stable condition.
She grabbed local headlines and stole the hearts of the entire state with her courageous fight against a flesh eating bacteria. Alyshia Shimizu is now fighting a different a fight - the battle against bullying.
Hawaii's green sea turtles are an endangered species but a gruesome crime is threatening them. Some people are harvesting the turtles for their meat and shells, and at least one West Oahu neighborhood says they're fed up.
The Makani Kai Air cessna that crash landed into the waters off Molokai last week has been recovered from the bottom of the ocean, and is on its way to Honolulu.