Coast Guard rescues 6 people from grounded vessel off Honolulu

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from grounded vessel off Honolulu
HONOLULU — Six people were rescued by the Coast Guard Thursday evening after their 34-foot sailing vessel grounded while entering the Keehi Channel off Honolulu. A Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point safely hoisted the people from sailing vessel Malia and took them back to the air station.  “We are very proud of our search and rescue assets and that we could assist...

Mariner safely transferred to Molokai after spending 12 days lost at sea

Mariner safely transferred to Molokai after spending 12 days lost at sea
HONOLULU — A mariner and his 25-foot sailing vessel have been safely transferred to Molokai after spending 12 days lost at sea. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui completed the transfer of Ron Ingraham and his sailboat Malia to Kaunakakai, Molokai, at 8:50 a.m., Wednesday. Ingraham, 67, who had been missing since Nov. 27 was found alive and uninjured aboard his 25-foot...

Mariner en route Molokai after being lost at sea

Mariner en route Molokai after being lost at sea
HONOLULU — A mariner and his 25-foot sailing vessel are being towed to Molokai after spending 12 days lost at sea. Ron Ingraham is currently aboard Coast Guard Cutter Kiska, a 110-foot Island-class patrol boat home ported in Hilo, en route Kaunakakai, Molokai, with his sailing vessel Malia in tow. Kiska is expected to arrive in Molokai Wednesday at approximately 8 a.m. Once arriving at Kaunakakai,...

USS Paul Hamilton rescues missing mariner after 12 days at sea

USS Paul Hamilton rescues missing mariner after 12 days at sea
HONOLULU — A boater who has been missing since Nov. 27 was found alive and uninjured aboard his 25-foot sailing vessel Malia 64 miles south of Honolulu, Tuesday. Ron Ingraham, 67, was last heard from when he placed two mayday calls Nov. 27, saying his vessel was taking on water and in danger of sinking 46 miles west of Kailua-Kona. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received...

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariner

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariner
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is continuing its search today for a missing boater who placed a mayday call Thursday at 8:03 a.m. saying his vessel was taking on water and in danger of sinking 46 miles west of Kailua-Kona. The Coast Guard has identified the mariner as 67-year-old Ron Ingrahm and is believed to be the sole person aboard the 25-foot sailing vessel Malia which departed Kaunakakai Harbor,...