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Woman missing after being washed away at Wailuku River’s Boiling Pots

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

Fire/rescue crews responded to a 5:50 p.m. alarm Monday (Sept 14) to Wailuku River Boiling Pots State Park for a missing swimmer.

A witness said he was swimming in the upper pond at Boiling Pots with a 62-year-old woman when both began to be pulled downstream by the fast-moving current. Both attempted to swim towards the river bank but the woman didn’t make it out.

Rescue crews performed a search from the river banks and via Chopper One in the air but the woman was not be located. Divers were not called in due to the rough water conditions. Crews plan to resume their search at daybreak Tuesday (Sept 15).

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