Coast Guard, Maui rescue crews search for missing snorkeler

HONOLULU- U.S. Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department crews are searching for a snorkeler who went missing in the vicinity of the Aston Kaanapali resort on Maui Thursday at 11:30 a.m. Rescue crews are looking for any signs of Bryce Esler, a 20-year-old Caucasian male wearing black shorts. Esler is on vacation and was snorkeling alone. A rescue helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point, a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Auxiliary and Station Maui crews assist snorkeler off Maui

HONOLULU — A U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary member and rescue boat crew from Station Maui assisted an unresponsive snorkeler off a charter dive vessel near Molokini Crater Wednesday morning. Donald Burns, a member of Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14, received a call at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday from the master of the dive vessel Ocean Odyssey, who reported an unresponsive 35-year-old male snorkeler needing...