Coast Guard, local agencies conduct search for missing man near Pohoiki Bay, Hawaii

Hawaii-Pacific Coast Guard News
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii Fire Department are searching for a man reported missing near Pohoiki Bay, Hawaii, Wednesday.

Missing is 65-year-old Charles Rosecranes.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a report from Hawaii Fire Department regarding a missing 65-year-old man who was last seen approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday. He reportedly fell overboard from a 15-foot outboard skiff he and his friend had been operating.

An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point launched to search along with the crew of the 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter Kiska, homeported in Hilo, and crews from the Hawaii Fire Department.

Rosecranes is 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 lbs., reported to be wearing a blue and white pin-striped shirt, rain coat, pants and rubber boots.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu at (808) 842-2600.

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