Three people safe after wave tosses them out of boat in Barbers Point

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KAPOLEI, Hawaii (KHON2) — Three boaters made it to shore on their own after a wave tossed them out of their 17-foot vessel.

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It happened around 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, off Barbers Point Beach Park about 100 yards offshore.

They told rescuers that they were trying to get through the surf when a wave tossed them from their boat.

All three were wearing life jackets.

One of them, a 70-year-old man, was treated for a large gash to one of his legs. He was taken to a hospital in serious condition.

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