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Kauai lifeguards rescue seven people from overturned boat


Kauai lifeguards rescued seven people from an overturned boat in waters fronting the Kapaa Beach Park on Friday morning.

The boat reportedly began taking on water while on a fishing charter, according to a Kauai County news release. Dispatch received the distress call at about 10:34 a.m.

Lifeguards on Jet Skis were able to bring all seven passengers, four tourists and three crew members, safely to shore by 11:22 a.m.

Medics treated and released all passengers at the scene.

The 20-foot boat is owned by Blue Moon Fishing Kaua’i.


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