Coast Guard drops life saving equipment to kayaker in distress off Big Island

Coast Guard drops life saving equipment to kayaker in distress off Big Island
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard responded to a kayaker in distress off Big Island, Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification at 6:29 p.m. via cell phone from a kayaker approximately 19 miles northeast of Kohala, Big Island. The 38-year-old man was en route Big Island from Maui when he reportedly lost sight of the island due to volcanic smog and...