Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Friday for a missing 62-year-old man last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach. “With multiple agencies involved in the search, we covered 537 square miles over the course of 75 hours and conducted 29 total searches,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Soren Johansson,...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Graham) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday. The snorkeler was...

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Juniper completes AtoN mission across the Hawaiian Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation throughout the Hawaiian Islands Nov. 23, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Chris Bokum) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) concluded a successful weeklong aids to navigation maintenance and discrepancy response operation...

Coast Guard holds annual search and rescue exercise off Maui

Coast Guard holds annual search and rescue exercise off Maui
The Coast Guard and their Maui County partners conduct a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Maui County Police Department, Maui County Emergency Medical Services, American Medical Response, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services conducted a search...

Coast Guard rescues mariners aboard grounded vessel off Maui

Coast Guard rescues mariners aboard grounded vessel off Maui
Coast Guard crews rescued 6 mariners aboard the grounded sailing vessel Moana, approximately a half mile off of Oluwalu, Maui, Thursday.  HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews rescued 6 mariners aboard the grounded sailing vessel Moana, approximately a half mile off of Oluwalu, Maui, Thursday. The Moana was disabled due to running aground and crews from Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard rescues two kayakers off Maui

Coast Guard rescues two kayakers off Maui
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui rescue a distressed kayaker off Maui, Sept. 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers in distress a half nautical mile off Maalaea Harbor, Thursday. The crew of a Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium recovered the two kayakers and safely transported them back to the harbor. Both...

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing paddleboarder off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing paddleboarder off Maui
Maui County Fire Department Air 1 helicopter crew deployed a rescue swimmer and recovered a missing paddleboarder off Ukumehame Beach park, Friday after a Coast Guard Auxiliary aircrew located her. HONOLULU ⎼ The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a missing stand-up paddleboarder approximately 1.25 nautical miles off Ukumehame Beach park, Friday. The Maui County Fire Department Air...

Coast Guard Station Maui member receives Enlisted Person of the Year award

Coast Guard Station Maui member receives Enlisted Person of the Year award
HONOLULU — Seaman Theodore Kirkbride has been named the Coast Guard’s Enlisted Person of the Year while assigned to Coast Guard Station Maui. Kirkbride is originally from San Diego and a graduate from Mount Carmel High School; upon completing Coast Guard boot camp in 2018, he received orders to Station Maui where he developed his love for emergency response. “I joined the Coast Guard seeking...

Coast Guard ends search after remains of missing swimmer found off Maui

Coast Guard ends search after remains of missing swimmer found off Maui
USCG MH-65 File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard ended the search for a missing 45 year-old male after remains matching his description were recovered off Hana, Saturday. Maui County Fire Department rescue crews located the remains and confirmed they matched the description of the swimmer, missing since Thursday. Multiple Coast Guard crews worked closely with the Maui County Fire Department and Maui...