Coast Guard, Royal Australian Navy respond to search for overdue mariners

HONOLULU – A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane from Air Station Barbers Point is en route to The Republic of the Marshall Islands in response to a search in Majuro for an overdue vessel with seven people aboard Friday. The 20-foot skiff, carrying seven males between the ages for 19 and 30, was last seen leaving the southwestern part of Maloelap Atoll en route north to Kaven Island, Thursday. The...