Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui

Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — A 62-year-old woman is safely ashore after the Coast Guard rescued her off Maui early Monday morning. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui initially spotted Jill Lee at 12:45 a.m. on radar about a quarter mile offshore swimming with her kayak in tow. Moments...

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews conducted patrols off Maui Tuesday, in ongoing support of Operation Kohola Guardian. Operation Kohola Guardian, typically run for the first several months of the year, is a cooperative effort between state and federal agencies to reduce risk to mariners and to...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disoriented Australian mariner off Maui

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disoriented Australian mariner off Maui
The Coast Guard, and a good Samaritan assisted a 62-year old Australian mariner in his homemade sailing vessel three and a half miles west of the Keehi Harbor, Maui, Jan 1, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, and a good Samaritan assisted a 62-year old Australian mariner in his homemade sailing vessel three and a half miles west of the Keehi Harbor, Maui, Sunday. A 45-foot...

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...