Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer off Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing 41-year-old male surfer off Rock Quarry Beach, Thursday evening. “A total of 40 searches were conducted covering 631 square miles totaling 95 hours of active searching,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Hoek, a search and rescue coordinator at Sector Honolulu. “We have suspended the search pending any new information,...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing surfer off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners search for missing surfer off Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and Kauai first responders are searching for a missing 41-year-old male surfer off Rock Quarry Beach, Tuesday. The surfer was last seen wearing camo shorts and waterway users are requested to keep a sharp lookout for signs of distress and report any information to the Sector Honolulu command center at 808-842-2600. At 7:45, p.m., Monday, Sector Honolulu watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Friday for a missing 62-year-old man last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach. “With multiple agencies involved in the search, we covered 537 square miles over the course of 75 hours and conducted 29 total searches,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Soren Johansson,...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Graham) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday. The snorkeler was...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing swimmer off Oahu who was last seen Monday. The 24 year-old swimmer remains missing. “Since Monday our crews have worked closely with Ocean Safety, the Honolulu Fire Department and the Navy covering...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing swimmer off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners search for missing swimmer off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Ocean Safety are searching for a missing swimmer off Oahu, Tuesday. The 24 year-old male swimmer was last seen Monday wearing a black rash guard with blue and white swim trunks in the vicinity of Makapu’u Beach,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddler off Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddler off Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for Michael Kitagawachi off Honaunau Beach, Monday. Kitagawachi, 66-years-old, remains missing. “Since Saturday our crews have worked closely with the Hawaii County Fire Department covering over 749 square nautical miles during 59 search hours,” said Darin McCracken, a search and rescue planner with Sector Honolulu....

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU- Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued the “Size No Matter” overdue boater Friday 26-miles west of Ka’ena Point. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aircrew located the boater at 1:30 a.m. holding a bundle...

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew WestHONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater off Waianae. The 16-foot recreational vessel, “Size No Matter,” was last seen by another boater approximately 18 miles off shore Thursday at noon. Anyone with information regarding the boaters whereabouts is requested to contact the Coast Guard Sector...