Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest


Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest    WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) – A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago  Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported Friday  Family spokeswoman Sarah Haynes confirmed she spoke with Eller’s father John. Eller was being airlifted to safety  The physical therapist from the Maui town of Haiku went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside  Hundreds of volunteers have searched for her since.  Javier Cantellops said he was searching for Eller from a helicopter along with Chris Berquist and Troy Helmers when they spotted her, reported the Honolulu Star-Advertiser  Cantellops said she was in the bed of a creek with waterfalls on either side.  It’s unknown how or to what extent Eller was injured, as well as how she survived until she was found  The Honolulu newspaper also reported that a photo was posted to a Facebook page tracking the search, showing a smiling Eller with what appeared to be injuries to her face and dirt on her clothing The photo shows Eller surrounded by Cantellops, Berquist and Helmers.  ___  Information from: The Maui News, http://www mauinews.com Share or comment on this article: Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest e-mail Sorry we are not currently accepting comments on this article

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