Crews suspend search for missing California snorkeler near Molokini Crater

Coast Guard File Image
Coast Guard File Image(HNN)
Published: Sep. 14, 2021 at 3:49 PM HST|Updated: Sep. 17, 2021 at 7:58 PM HST
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - After days of searching, crews suspended their efforts Friday in finding a California snorkeler who went missing off Molokini Crater.

Authorities said the 67-year-old woman was reported missing by a snorkel charter boat based out of Lahaina Harbor just after 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Officials said she was last seen in the water during a tour.

The U.S. Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department have been searching for the woman over the past four days but have made no discoveries.

After continuing their search efforts Friday, the agencies called off the search as of 6:30 p.m.

Additional details were limited.

This story may be updated.

Copyright 2021 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.