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Hawaii County fire personnel rescue 2 kayakers off Kohala Coast


Hawaii County fire rescue personnel Thursday helped two kayakers on a single craft who were apparently swept out by the current 2 to 3 miles off the Kohala Coast.

Firefighters were alerted at 10:59 a.m. And were on scene at 11:37 am.

A fire helicopter was used to extract the two people out of the water.

The two declined treatment.

The kayak was also retrieved and brought to shore.

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