Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii, Maui, and Honolulu

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii, Maui, and Honolulu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii, Maui and Honolulu Counties, Thursday. At 11 a.m., Hurricane Douglas was 1235 miles east-southeast Hilo with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph. The Captain of the Port is anticipating to set port condition WHISKEY for Kauai County Friday morning. During port condition WHISKEY, gale force winds of 39 mph are predicted...

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 surfboard found south of Lahaina

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of surfboard found south of Lahaina
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the owner of an adrift surfboard found south of Lahaina, March 17, 2020. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the owner of an adrift surfboard found south of Lahaina, Tuesday. Anyone with information helping to identify the owner of the surfboard is requested to contact Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600....

Coast Guard to temporarily move aids near Kahului Harbor

Coast Guard to temporarily move aids near Kahului Harbor
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard will begin temporarily moving aids to navigation in Kahului Harbor, Maui, Wednesday, to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with planned dredging operations. As previously released, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons will conduct maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili, and then at Kalaeloa (Barbers Point), Hilo,...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help in locating owner of adrift kayak

Coast Guard seeking public's help in locating owner of adrift kayak
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing person approximately one mile offshore from Camp Olowalu, Maui, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from a good Samaritan at 8:19 a.m. of an overturned adrift kayak. The kayak is green with the words ‘Ocean Kayak’ in yellow and ‘Scrambler XT’ in white...

Search underway for possible missing diver off Maui

Search underway for possible missing diver off Maui
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing diver approximately two miles southeast of McGregor Point, Maui. A 45-foot Response-Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui discovered a dive float adrift at 6:45 p.m. while conducting routine training in Maalaea Bay. The dive float’s flag is red and white with an orange and yellow line attached to a broken clasp. The...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help in locating owner of adrift kayak

Coast Guard seeking public's help in locating owner of adrift kayak
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance after receiving a report of an unmanned overturned adrift blue kayak offshore approximately three miles northwest of Honolua Bay, Maui, Saturday. The cruise ship Veendam reported the blue kayak adrift at approximately 10 a.m. and the kayak remains adrift. No one has been reported missing or in distress in the area, but the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues mariners in distress near Kahului, Maui

Coast Guard rescues mariners in distress near Kahului, Maui
HONOLULU — Two fishermen are safe after their vessel began taking on water approximately two miles north of Kahului, Maui, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Maui received a call for assistance from the Maui Fire Department who were responding to a 21-foot recreational vessel named Kakaloa, which began to take on water at 7:45 a.m. The captain of the vessel reported his bilge pump...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Maui paddler

Cutter Kiska file photoHONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended its search a approximately 4 a.m. for a paddler last seen Wednesday near Kaupo on Maui. Crews aboard air and surface assets from the Coast Guard searched an area more than 218 square miles, an area approximately the size of Molokai. The Coast Guard was notified Wednesday evening by the Maui Fire Department that a Maui resident had not returned...