U.S. Coast Guardsmen, Auxiliary join Molokai residents for Native Hawaiian festival

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael De Nyse KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaii – U.S. Coast Guardsmen from units on Kauai and Maui partnered with local Coast Guard Auxiliarists on Molokai to celebrate giving gifts to the “alii” (the ruling chief) and compete in team games during a Native Hawaiian festival featuring ancient ceremonies, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2010.

Hilo-based U.S. Coast Guard cutter back to port after six month drydock

HONOLULU — The crew of the U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Kiska returned to home port in Hilo last weekend after nearly six months in dry dock at the Marisco Shipyard in Kapolei. Yesterday, the crew welcomed state and county partners for an open house.