Crews rescue sailboat twice in East Oahu

Local News

Honolulu firefighters were called to help a sailboat that got into trouble twice Friday night in East Oahu.

Officials tell us the first time was just after 6:30 p.m. when the boat overturned off Sandy Beach.

Crews were able to get the boat up and it continued sailing.

But then just as crews were packing up the boat overturned again.

This time HFD decided to tow the boat to shore.

The two people onboard were not hurt.

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