Mariner missing since Dec. 18 located safe days after search ends

HONOLULU – A mariner missing since Dec. 18 on a voyage from Kauai to Oahu has been located after being blown off course and arriving safely at Honokohau Harbor on the Big Island, Sunday. Search and rescue watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received notification from Ira Foreman’s ex-wife that he had contacted her via cell phone at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Foreman informed...

Search suspended for mariner missing on voyage from Kauai to Oahu

HONOLULU – The search for a mariner missing on a voyage between Kauai and Oahu was suspended at 7:50 p.m. Wednesday pending any further developments. The Coast Guard’s search area covered more than 209,000 square miles over a 54-hour period. Aircrews piloting an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point and two U.S. Navy P-3 Orion airplane...

Search continues for missing mariner off Hawaii

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and Navy continue to search for a recreational boater aboard a 36-foot sailboat who departed Kauai Dec. 17 and was expected to arrive on Oahu Dec. 18. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu personnel were notified at 3:15 p.m. Saturday that 66 year-old Ira Foreman was missing. Foreman’s wife made the notification and explained that her husband departed Port Allen, Kauai late in...