New captain at helm of Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point

New captain at helm of Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Capt. Andrew W. Ericks (left) relieves Capt. Frederick C. Riedlin (right) as commanding officer of Air Station Barbers Point during change of command ceremony at Air Station Barbers Point, July 6, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Matthew West) HONOLULU — Coast Guard Air Station Barbers...

Coast Guard investigating cause of fishing vessel grounding off Honolulu Airport

Coast Guard investigating cause of fishing vessel grounding off Honolulu Airport
The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a fishing vessel grounding off the Honolulu Airport, July 4, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a fishing vessel grounding off the Honolulu Airport, Wednesday. Coast Guard crews and salvors from Cates Marine responded to the grounding Wednesday morning, the vessel was...

Coast Guard saves 2 men off Molokai thanks to registered EPIRB

Coast Guard saves 2 men off Molokai thanks to registered EPIRB
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two fishers off Molokai after their vessel reportedly capsized, Thursday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point responded. The aircrew located the fishers and hoisted them to safety,...

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner to Hilo Sunday after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles southeast of the Big Island. “We’re pleased this mariner is safe. The use of the emergency position indicating radio beacon allowed us to locate him quickly and render assistance,”...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners, responds to grounded vessel at Molokini Crater, Maui

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners, responds to grounded vessel at Molokini Crater, Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners near Molokini Crater Wednesday night and will supervise any attempted removal of their recreational sailing vessel. “We’re working closely with our partner agencies to respond to this grounding in a sensitive area off Maui. There is a small...

Coast Guard responds to flooding in vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Kauai

Coast Guard responds to flooding in vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Kauai
The Coast Guard responded to the vicinity of Hanalei Bay, April 15, 2018 to assist local authorities after the area sustained flooding and landslides due to heavy thunderstorms over the weekend.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Verdura HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted local authorities to rescue hikers in the vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Sunday after the area sustained flooding...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of kayak near Pearl Harbor

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying owner of kayak near Pearl Harbor
The  yellow and white kayak found approximately 4 miles south of Pearl Harbor, April 14, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift yellow and white kayak found approximately 4 miles south of Pearl Harbor, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, and a 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Champagne Pond, Big Island

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Champagne Pond, Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in the vicinity of Champagne Ponds, Big Island, Hawai’i, Sunday. Missing is 31-year-old Logan Whitfield of Canada. Whitfield is described at 5’10”, 170 lbs, with short black hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing black swim trunks, a black...

Woman medevaced from cruise ship Regatta off Maui

Woman medevaced from cruise ship Regatta off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 70-year-old Australian woman arrived safely to Maui Memorial Medical Center, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated from a cruise ship off Maui. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted the woman from the cruise ship Regatta and safely transported her to Kahului Airport...