Coast Guard seeks owner of kayak found adrift

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HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of a red and yellow kayak found approximately two miles off the coast of Makena, Maui, Monday.

Coast Guard watchstanders in the Sector Honolulu command center received notification of the kayak from the crew of the vessel Ilikai at approximately 7 a.m. The kayak had no identifying marks. A search was launched for a possible kayaker in distress.

The Coast Guard suspended its search pending any new developments. There have been no reports of missing persons in the area.


Anyone able to identify the kayak is asked to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu at (808)-842-2600.