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...

Coast Guard, Maui County Fire department searching for missing spearfisher off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui County Fire department searching for missing spearfisher off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department are searching for a spearfisher Saturday off Paia. Missing is Scot Williams, a 53-years-old male last seen wearing dark board shorts. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu...

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for the overdue private sailing vessel SS Chuckahui Kai between Oahu and Maui. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules plane, the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316), and a...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of kayak found off Maui

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of kayak found off Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the owner of a green, two-person kayak found a half-mile off Lahaina, Mar. 15, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owner of a green, two-person kayak found a half-mile off Lahaina, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of green kayak found off Maui

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of green kayak found off Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a green, two person kayak found 3.5 miles off Ukemehame Beach, Feb. 3, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a green, two person kayak found 3.5 miles off Ukemehame Beach, Monday. Mariners located the adrift kayak...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue 5 people in 2 cases

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue 5 people in 2 cases
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department rescued one Jet ski operator and four boaters in two separate incidents in Hawaii over Super Bowl Sunday. The first rescue involved a capsized 9-foot dingy off Oahu, and the second an overturned Jet ski off Maui. All five people rescued...

Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters off Hawaii

Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters off Hawaii
The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two boaters from their overturned 13-foot Boston Whaler one mile off Kahoolawe, Hawaii, Jan. 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Hutson) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, and Maui Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescued two boaters from their overturned 13-foot Boston Whaler one mile off Kahoolawe, Friday. A...

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue paddleboarder off Maui

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue paddleboarder off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew successfully rescued a man who was beset by weather one mile off Ukumehame Beach Park, Tuesday. “Our crews are constantly training to respond effectively in situations such as this,” said Lt. Jg. Seth...