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...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing swimmer off Maui

Coast Guard, partners search for missing swimmer off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter William Hart (WPC 1134) and a Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West/Released) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews and partners are searching for a 45 year-old male last seen offshore Hamoa beach area of Hana, Maui, Thursday. The subject is white with red hair and was last seen wearing blue shorts. Multiple air and surface Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, partners rescue two pilots from downed aircraft off Lanai

Coast Guard, partners rescue two pilots from downed aircraft off Lanai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department and Molokai Fire Department rescued two pilots from a downed DA40 Diamond Star aircraft eight miles off Lanai, Saturday. An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescued the pilots and brought them to awaiting emergency services at...

Coast Guard rescues 6 mariners from disabled vessel off Manele Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 6 mariners from disabled vessel off Manele Harbor
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued six mariners from a disabled 24-foot recreational vessel 1.5 miles off Manele Harbor, Wednesday. A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed the vessel to Station Maui. No injuries were reported. “We are grateful to the good Samaritan who notified...

Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Maui, August 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Monday. MCFD Jet ski operators recovered the paddler with no injuries or medical concerns reported...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Maui
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for William Scott Stanga off Maui, Monday evening. Stanga, 52-years-old, remains missing. “We extend our condolences to the Stanga family during this trying time” said Senior Chief Petty Officer Jason Brian, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “These types of cases are always the hardest for all involved...