12-year-old kite windsurfer rescued by Maui officials

Published On: Aug 01 2014 01:13:40 PM HST
KAHULUI, Hawaii -

Maui officials say responders rescued a 12-year-old kite windsurfer after he lost his sail offshore.

Fire Services Chief Lee Mainaga says the incident occurred about 100 yards from shore at Kanaha Beach.

A fire rescue watercraft crew retrieved the boy and brought him to shore.

Officials say the boy, visiting from Japan, met up with his mother and required no medical attention.

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