Amanda Eller, 35, who went missing for more than two weeks in a Hawaii forest, was alive on Friday by a search squad. Eller was spotted by helicopter around 3:45 p.m. (local time) near a reservoir in the Makawao Forest Reserve, according to the Maui Police Department.
Police discovered Eller’s white Toyota Rav4 in the parking lot at the forest reserve on May 9 after her boyfriend reported her to be missing. Amanda got lost during a hike in the forest on May 8, last being seen on a video surveillance that captured her purchasing things at a nearby market.
One of the three rescuers, Javier Cantellops, told CNN that Eller was walking with no shoes in the ravine, waving her arms at them.
A GoFundMe page that was set up to find Eller managed to raise more than $76,000. That money is what helped pay for the private helicopter that found her, according to the Facebook page.