A Maui yoga instructor who vanished weeks ago after a hike has been found

Posted Saturday, 25 May 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A Maui woman who went missing more than two weeks ago after a hike has been found alive.Amanda Eller, 35, vanished after she got lost and injured during a hike, according to a post on a Facebook page dedicated to finding her. She was reported missing on May 10 after hiking at Makawao Forest Reserve. Police found her car in the parking lot. Eller was lost somewhere above Twin Falls, in between two waterfalls down a deep ravine in a creek bed. Rescuers spotted her and she was air evacuated, according to a post on her page Friday. Eller describes herself as a physical therapist who teaches yoga. When she's not treating patients or teaching yoga, she is "exploring the beautiful outdoors while scuba diving, stand up paddle boarding and hiking," her website says. Her disappearance initiated a multiagency search effort. Video posted to the Facebook page shows searchers and dogs at the site where her car was found."Amanda's really well loved in the yoga community and there are people coming from all over the island coming in and hiking and trying to find her," her friend, Sarah Haynes, told CNN affiliate KHON.She called her father Friday and told him she's OK, a post said. CNN's Sheena Jones, Eric Levenson and Artemis Moshtaghian contributed to this report.

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