Kayakers, paddleboarder rescued on the Big Island

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — On the Big Island ocean safety personnel rescued one adult and three children clinging to an overturned kayak, and also saved a paddleboarder in distress offshore of Puako Monday morning.

A county helicopter monitored the rescue.

Sustained winds of about 30 miles an hour made for extreme ocean conditions.

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