Maui firefighters rescue stranded man

By Melvin Givens, Digital Editor, Digital Editor
Published On: May 01 2014 09:34:42 PM HST
WAILUKU, Hawaii -

Maui fire crews rescued an 18-year-old man Thursday who was stranded on an islet in the Wailuku River.

Firefighters were alerted of the incident at 5:07 p.m.

Waters were reportedly very high and caused him to be stuck.

Rescue personnel had to swim to the small island to get the victim to shore.

No injuries were reported.

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