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Honolulu Ocean Safety Rescues Multiple People At Freddyland After 911 Calls

March 11, 2024

On Monday, March 11th, 2024, Honolulu Ocean Safety rescued four people following two separate 911 calls, both in the area known as Freddyland on the north shore. The first 911 call came in at 12:20 p.m. for two female surfers, in their 20s, who were witnessed to be struggling 200 yards offshore. Lifeguards via jet ski, all-terrain vehicle and truck responded. A lifeguard paddled out and towed both surfers into shore safely. 

The second 911 came in at 3:50 p.m. for two males, a bodyboarder and a surfer, who were more than 500 yards offshore. Both men, also said to be in their 20s, were caught in a strong current and were unable to get to shore safely. Ocean Safety responded and brought the men to shore safely. No one required medical attention.

A mix of large surf and windy conditions played a role in the surfers and bodyboarder getting into trouble. Honolulu Ocean Safety applauds the 911 callers reacting immediately, which led to quick rescues.