According to Hawaii, the 35-year-old yoga instructor who had been missing for two weeks was found to be safe.
Amanda Eller went missing on May 8 during a walk on the Makawao Forest Reserve trail in Maui.
On Friday evening the helicopters from the helicopter survey found Eller lying in a stream bed.
& # 39; THEY DID IT !!! #findamanda Amanda Eller has been found alive! After being lost for 17 days in the steep jungles of East Maui, the never-ending determination and steadfast confidence of THESE and HUNDREDS of voluntary seekers has paid off! & # 39; a volunteer tweeted.
The rescuers saw Eller from the helicopter around 5 pm local time.
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Yoga instructor, Amanda Eller (center, after she was found Friday), 35, was found alive, Hawaii officials said Friday. Authorities said that Eller, who has been missing for two weeks, was not injured when she was rescued
Eller (photo) went missing on May 8 during a walk on the Makawao Forest Reserve trail in Maui. On Friday evening the helicopters from the helicopter survey found Eller lying in a stream bed
& # 39; We found her in a flow bed, she waved at us while we were in the helicopter, and we made her look beautiful and safe, & # 39; Chris Berquist said ABC news.
& # 39; She was not injured. She has a little sun exposure, a little sunburn. She lost her shoes for a few days. But no injuries. & # 39;
Last week Eller's friend, Benjamin Konkol, said he didn't want to give up hope because he believed she was still in the forest.
And he was right.
At the time of her disappearance, Eller had gone for a walk without her phone and was last seen by Konkol.
Last week Eller's friend, Benjamin Konkol (left), said he didn't want to give up hope because he believed Eller (right) was still in the forest. And he was right
Konkol (center and Eller, right) said that & # 39; there is very strong evidence that she is still there, we have not found her yet & # 39;
Konkol told ABC news last week that there is & # 39; very strong evidence that she is still there, we haven't found her yet & # 39 ;.
The authorities also released security footage last week in which Eller found training clothing, stopped at the Ha & # 39; iku post office, and a store on the morning she was missing.
She could be seen in the film material by posting a Mother's Day package and buying water and energy bars.
Her family initially feared that she was & # 39; by someone who was involved in her disappearance & # 39; could & # 39; be intercepted & # 39 ;.
Eller, originally from Maryland, works as a physical therapist and yoga teacher. She lives and practices in Haiku.
Surveillance images were also released last week and had Eller wear workout clothes, stopped at the Ha & # 39; iku post office and a store on the morning she was missing
She could also be seen posting a Mother's Day package and buying water and energy bars (she is pictured in the store)
After she was reported missing, Maui police found Eller's car in the parking lot of the path of the Makawao Forest Reserve. She had left her cell phone and wallet in the car before she left for a walk
The police found her white Toyota RAV4 in a nearby parking lot after she was reported missing. They also found her cellphone and wallet.
Hundreds of volunteers are combing the island for the missing woman in search of search dogs, helicopters and drones.
Her family had asked experienced hikers and hunters to help her search in the dense forest.
Eller's family flew into Maui to help with the search just over a week ago and offered a $ 10,000 reward to anyone with information that led to the safe return of their daughter
The police closed the parking lot where Eller's car was found, (left), and sprinkled the fingerprint vehicle. They say that the Makawao Forest Reserve route in Maui, (right), is a popular attraction for walkers and runners
Hundreds of volunteers (pictured) comb the island for the missing woman in search of search dogs, helicopters and drones
Eller's parents offered a $ 10,000 reward last week for tips that bring the missing walker home.
Her mother, Julia, also flew from her home in North Carolina to Maui to help with the search. Then she told it KITV4: & # 39; This is a mother's worst nightmare and it was an emotional roller coaster.
& # 39; I tried to stay positive. If I get carried away by self-pity about how terrible this is, I can't help her if I get caught up in it.
& # 39; She is an inspiration to me, especially since I have been on my own personal journey lately. & # 39;
Eller's family met the police on Monday to discuss the next phase of the search. Her mother Julia, (fourth from the left), said her disappearance & # 39; the worst nightmare of any mother & # 39; is
Family friend Sarah Haynes said Eller is happy and loved without mental health issues or other reasons why she might want to disappear or hurt herself.
Eller's family met the police on Monday to discuss the next phase of the search.
They dragged her car away from the stage to become dust for fingerprints, hoping that it would shed light on what happened to her.
Eller's car key was hidden under the driver's front wheels, Haynes said. She claimed it would be typical for her to disconnect and run or walk without her phone.
Haynes claimed that Eller is happy and loved without mental health issues or other reasons why she might want to disappear or hurt herself.
She added: & # 39; If anyone there knows anything that has been done to her, please bring her home. & # 39;
Friends worry that something suspicious has happened to her in the parking lot or on the path of the path.
She is described as approximately 5 & 9 ", 145 lbs, with long brown hair and an athletic build.
Police said there is currently no evidence of cheating.
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