From the lifeguard tower
Parker Keawe Smith and Mattaniah Millbrand are lifeguards for the Kauai Fire Department Ocean Safety Bureau. They work on the North Shore, chasing drowning strangers on jet skis in some of the scariest seas in the world. In winter, when the big swells roll in, its a life or death job on a daily basis.
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Best lifeguards on the planet! Was lost at sea 2 yrs ago kitesurfing in Haena. I knew I was done, somehow they found me! Love those guys!
Mahalo to the Kaua’i lifeguards for all that u do for public safety! Putting your lives on the line for complete strangers. U are admired and greatly appreciated!