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 seeking public’s help locating owner of kayak found near Maunalua Bay, Oahu

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of kayak found near Maunalua Bay, Oahu
An unmanned, adrift kayak found in Maunalua Bay, Oahu. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found in Maunalua Bay, Oahu, Sunday. The blue tandem kayak, labeled Cobra Tandem, was found approximately one mile offshore Aina Haina. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the kayak is asked to contact the...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of surfboard found near Diamond Head

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of surfboard found near Diamond Head
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a surfboard found two miles south of Diamond Head Point, Oahu, Sunday. The surfboard is white and 7 ft. long with no leash attached. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the surfboard is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. Watchstanders at Sector...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of dive float found near Makena Beach

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of dive float found near Makena Beach
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of a dive float found approximately 500 yards off Makena Landing Beach Park, Maui, Wednesday. The inflatable dive float is red with a single line attached to it, which is affixed to the ocean floor. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the dive float is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for owner of kayak found near Kahana Bay, Oahu

Coast Guard searching for owner of kayak found near Kahana Bay, Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching, Wednesday, for the owner or operator of an unmanned, abandoned 12-foot blue racing kayak found in the vicinity of Kahana Bay, Oahu, Tuesday. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner or operator of the kayak is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift green kayak near Kealakekua Bay, Big Island

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift green kayak near Kealakekua Bay, Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a green kayak found approximately one mile south of Kealakekua Bay, Big Island, Monday. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the kayak is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. Watchstanders at the Sector Honolulu Command Center received a report...

Hawaiian public urged to label watercraft, update emergency beacon information

Hawaiian public urged to label watercraft, update emergency beacon information
HONOLULU — The public is urged to label personal watercraft with contact information and ensure emergency beacons are properly registered in advance of Tropical Storm Ana to prevent unnecessary Coast Guard searches. Personal watercraft such as surfboards, kayaks, standup paddle boards and dinghies found adrift may prompt the Coast Guard and local first responders to begin a search for a possible...

Honolulu mayor signs proclamation for National Safe Boating Week

Honolulu mayor signs proclamation for National Safe Boating Week
HONOLULU – Representatives from the City and County of Honolulu, the 14th Coast Guard District, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Honolulu Sail and Power Squadron participated in the signing of a proclamation for National Safe Boating Week at Honolulu Hale, Friday. The proclamation acknowledges the ongoing issue of boating safety. Between 2008 and 2012, Hawaii...

Owner of unmanned, adrift dinghy located safe

Owner of unmanned, adrift dinghy located safe
HONOLULU —The owner of an unmanned, adrift dinghy has been located safe ashore in Maui, Monday. The mariner was never in distress and the dinghy had broken loose from the harbor. The Coast Guard received a report of an unmanned adrift, black and grey inflatable dinghy offshore approximately two and a half miles west of Kaanapali, Maui, Monday. The passenger ferry Molokai Princess reported the dinghy...