Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of found kayak off Olowalu Beach, Maui

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying owner of found kayak off Olowalu Beach, Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift red kayak found a mile and a half south of Olowalu Beach, Maui, Dec. 2, 2017.  (Courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift red kayak found a mile and a half south of Olowalu Beach, Maui, Saturday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard saves 6 people off Maui

Coast Guard saves 6 people off Maui
The Coast Guard rescued six people from taking on water in their 27-foot pleasure craft off Maui, September 9, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a 27-foot vessel taking on water off Maui, Saturday. Coast Guard Station Maui launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium and arrived on scene at 3:10 p.m. took the Makali’i in a stern tow and the crew aboard....

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift vessel off Kahului, Maui

Coast Guard assists disabled, adrift vessel off Kahului, Maui
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully assisted the crew of the 25-foot pleasure craft Nohuli, safely towing the vessel back to shore after it became disabled and adrift approximately 17 miles north of Kahului, Maui, Sunday. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcew from Coast Guard Station Maui launched to assist the vessel due to a health condition...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise off Maui

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise off Maui
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department, Maui 911 Dispatch, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, and Maui Emergency Management Services are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in Maui, Thursday. The exercise will take place on the water and in the air near Molokini Crater with Coast Guard and local agencies working together to test and evaluate interagency communications,...

Coast Guard respond to entangled subadult humpback whale off Maui

Coast Guard respond to entangled subadult humpback whale off Maui
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium crew monitors a safety zone off Maui as responders work to safely remove a large electrical cable from the mouth of a subadult humpback whale while off Maui March 11, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester/Released) HONOLULU — Sunday, an entangled subadult humpback whale was cut free by a team of trained responders off Maui....

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department ended their search, Saturday, for a missing fisherman near the Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui. After being located by a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui recovered the man unresponsive at 9:22 a.m. approximately one mile from Pokowai Sea Arch. He was then transported to shore where...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department are searching for a missing fisherman near the Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui and the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi are currently searching. Maui Fire is searching with ground crews and a rescue boat with divers...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water offshore Maui

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a man swept out to sea near Kahului, Maui. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends and loved ones effected,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Will Cusic, of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make, especially when we aren’t able to bring closure to the family.” Responders...

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department searching for person in water offshore Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department searching for person in water offshore Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department are searching for a man swept out to sea near Kahului, Maui, Tuesday. Missing is a 34-year-old Caucasian man last seen wearing dark shorts, no shirt with a shaved head. Currently searching are an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and HC-130 Hercules airplane crew, both from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Ahi...