HONOLULU (AP) - Eight people were plucked from the water off Molokai after the boat they were in sank.
The Coast Guard said the group sent a distress signal about 12 miles west of Molokai on Sunday.
The boat's emergency radio beacon was activated, and rescuers located the 21-foot boat.
The eight people were able to tie three kayaks together and cling to them after the boat sank. They were hoisted from the water onto a helicopter and brought safely to shore.
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