Kayakers in distress rescued off Lanikai

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Three kayakers in distress off of Lanikai prompted a joint response from the fire department and Honolulu Ocean Safety on Saturday, Jan. 23, after their kayak took in too much water.

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The kayakers were approximately 1,000 yards offshore of the Mokulua Islands around 2 p.m. when officials received a 911 distress call.

Lifeguards used watercraft to rescue two of the kayakers while the Honolulu Fire Department safely transported the third back to shore.

Ocean Safety officials rescued a beachgoer after he was blown out to sea while stand-up paddleboarding off of Ala Moana Beach Park on Friday, Jan. 22.

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