Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui and Maui Fire Department responders assist in dewatering a recreational vessel, Lahaina, Maui, April 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Martine Safety Team Maui/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department assisted the crew of a 22-foot recreational vessel taking on water near Lahaina, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard investigating vessel groundings in Maui during heavy weather

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of two vessels in Maui after one was pushed onto a shoal and another broke free of its mooring and hit a reef during heavy weather, Monday. Coast Guardsmen at Marine Safety Team Maui received a call at approximately 5 p.m. that the Expeditions IV, a ferry that runs between Lahaina and Lana’i, briefly grounded while transiting the Lahaina...

Coast Guard investigates dinner cruise ship grounding near Lahaina Harbor

USCG file photoHONOLULU – The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of a passenger vessel in the vicinity of Lahaina Harbor, Maui at approximately 9 p.m. Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu were notified at approximately 7:30 p.m. that the crew of the Spirit of Lahaina, a 65-foot catamaran carrying 60 passengers, was navigating the vessel out from its harbor for a dinner cruise...