Coast Guard closes Port Allen due to severe weather

Coast Guard closes Port Allen due to severe weather
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened Nawiliwili Port Sunday evening, but Port Allen in Kauai remains closed due to the severe weather of Tropical Storm Ana. Vessels transiting within the vicinity should seek sheltered waters until storm conditions subside and the Captain of the Port has deemed the port safe to reopen. Once the storm has passed and the threat of severe weather...

54-year-old fisherman rescued after 230 pound Ahi capsizes his boat near Port Allen, Kauai

54-year-old fisherman rescued after 230 pound Ahi capsizes his boat near Port Allen, Kauai
HONOLULU — A 54-year-old man was rescued from his capsized vessel approximately 10 miles southwest of Port Allen, Kauai, Friday. Rescued was Anthony Wichman of Koloa, Kauai. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a distress call at 7:41 a.m., from Wichman’s spouse notifying watchstanders that her husband’s 14-foot Livingston boat was capsized south of Port Allen. Wichman was fishing in...