HONOLULU (KHON2) — Three fishermen were rescued after their boat sunk in the waters off Nāwiliwili, according to the Kaua’i Fire Department.

The U.S. Coast Guard notified KFD just before 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 12.

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The fishermen were near Kawai Point when they ran into problems with their boat which was a rigid-hulled inflatable.

KFD said after the boat sank they swam to a shoreline where the USCG then brought them to the harbor.

The third fisherman was found on the northern coastline of Kawai Point.

They airlifted him to a landing zone at the Nāwiliwili boat ramp.

The three fishermen were not injured.

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The boat was later towed back to the Nāwiliwili boat ramp by the U.S. Coast Guard.