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Paddlers safe after outrigger canoe submerges off Waikiki

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Three men and three women are safe after the canoe they were paddling in was submerged off Waikiki Beach Sunday morning.

The Honolulu Fire Department responded to paddlers in distress at Popular’s Surf Spot near 2255 Kalakaua Ave. at 8:10 a.m.

Upon arrival, fire officials found an outrigger canoe about 100 yards off shore submerged. 

The paddlers, three men ages 35, 47, 60, and three women ages 39, 48, 55 were attempting to pull the canoe to shore, said Fire Capt. Kevin Mokulehua.

Firefighters and Ocean Safety personnel swam to the paddlers and escorted them back to shore along with the canoe.

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