First responders hone rescue skills in North Shore high surf

First responders hone rescue skills in North Shore high surf
HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Honolulu Ocean Safety and Emergency Medical Service crews took advantage of high surf conditions off of Haleiwa Ali’i Beach Park to practice an interagency response to an individual in distress Friday. Two  MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point deployed two rescue swimmers into the surf zone to simulate an individual in distress....