Flares prompt rescue of sailboat aground off Waikiki

HONOLULU – Two mariners are safe after their sailboat ran aground and they fired two distress flares approximately 400 yards off Fort DeRussy at approximately 6:40 p.m., Monday. The Star of Honolulu contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu via VHF channel 16 after spotting two red flares. Two nearby 25-foot Response Boat-Small crews from Marine Safety and Security Team Honolulu diverted...