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...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Maui

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Maui
A Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew comes alongside tow kayakers swept more than a half mile offshore by strong currents Dec. 15, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Linda Bashqoy) HONOLULU — Two local kayakers were rescued off of Lahaina by Coast Guard Station Maui, Thursday. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued the two...

Coast Guard, Salvation Army partner to bring holiday cheer to Molokai children

Coast Guard, Salvation Army partner to bring holiday cheer to Molokai children
Members of Coast Guard Station Maui and the Salvation Army Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division Kahului corps pause for a photo as they deliver 800 toys and clothes to the children of Molokai Dec. 9, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester/Released) WAILUKU, Maui — Coast Guard Station Maui partnered with the Salvation Army to deliver toys to the children of Molokai,...