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Couple Rescued from Waimoku Falls

February 6, 2012, 6:04 AM HST
* Updated February 6, 8:19 AM
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By Wendy Osher

A rescue was conducted in East Maui on Sunday, involving a couple who was trapped on an island between two raging rivers.

Search and rescue crews responded to Waimoku Falls in the Oheo Gulch area to assist.

The Maui Fire Department’s Air-1 helicopter located the couple and extracted the individuals, one at a time, to safety.

The call came in at around 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, and the rescue was complete just before 6:30 p.m.

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The couple was from Hamilton, North Dakota.

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