Coast Guard searches for missing boater off Big Island
Richard Gomez of Hilo
HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) -
Coast Guard is assisting Big Island Police and Fire in the
search for a missing 48-year-old man, Wednesday.
is Richard Gomez of Hilo.
Hilo in a small boat at 10 a.m., Friday and has not been seen since. He was
reportedly headed for South Point.
HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point
is searching the waters off the east side of Hawaii and crewmembers from the
87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake are en route to join the
described as 6 feet tall, 175 pounds and bald with green or hazel eyes.
Coast Guard is asking people on shore and on the water to keep an eye out
and report all sightings to the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at
with information on Gomez' whereabouts is asked to call the Hawaii County
Police Department's non-emergency line at (808) 935-3311.
Friday, December 15 2017 5:35 PM EST2017-12-15 22:35:55 GMT
Saturday, December 16 2017 7:16 AM EST2017-12-16 12:16:10 GMT
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