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, Hawaii Department of Natural Resources conduct Operation Kohola Guardian patrol off Maui

Coast Guard, Hawaii Department of Natural Resources conduct Operation Kohola Guardian patrol off Maui
Coast Guard members from Station Maui and the USCGC Kiska (WPB 1336) conduct a joint patrol for Operation Kohola Guardian  Feb. 11, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle/Released) LAHAINA, Maui — Coast Guard crews with Hawaii Department of Natural Resources conservation officers conducted joint patrols off Maui Thursday in conjunction with Operation Kohola Guardian. Through...

Coast Guard provides enforcement for humpback whale sanctuary

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Clayton, U.S. Coast Guard HONOLULU — Whale season is wrapping up in Hawaii, but U.S. Coast Guard crews are still on the lookout as they scan for interactions between vessels and the big creatures below the surface around the Hawaiian Islands.