The Maui Fire Department hosts a demonstration on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Keōpūolani Park. An estimated 600 children, parents and teachers attended last year’s demonstration.
The US Coast Guard presented awards to crew members of the Matson ship Manukai for the Aug. 10, 2014, rescue of three men from a sailboat caught in the winds and seas of Hurricane Julio off of Oʻahu. The Meritorious Public Service award was presented on Monday to John Bloomingdale, Captain of the Manukai, 3rd Mate Justin Moore and 2nd Engineer Josef Eggert.
The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued two kayakers stranded on Molokini Crater on Monday afternoon, Nov. 24, 2014. Coast Guard officials say the kayakers were forced onto the rocks at around 3:20 p.m., during 29 mph winds and three foot seas.