Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen

Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen
Coast Guard Cutter Kiska file photo HONOLULU — Three Chuukese fishermen from the Federated States of Micronesia are home safe Tuesday after missing at sea for a week in the Pacific. Following an extensive multi-national search coordinated by the Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center, the three fishermen were ultimately located 85 nautical miles (nearly 100 statute miles) off Chuuk by a U.S. Navy...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 68-year-old woman arrived safely to Queen’s Medical Center, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated from a cruise ship off Maui. The woman was transported aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter on a 40-minute flight to Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu after sustaining...

Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui

Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — A 62-year-old woman is safely ashore after the Coast Guard rescued her off Maui early Monday morning. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui initially spotted Jill Lee at 12:45 a.m. on radar about a quarter mile offshore swimming with her kayak in tow. Moments...

Coast Guard reopens Port of Pago Pago following Tropical Cyclone Gita

Coast Guard reopens Port of Pago Pago following Tropical Cyclone Gita
Cmdr. Ulysses Mullins, deputy sector commander Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, and Chief Warrant Officer Bryan Anderson Coast Guard Sector Honolulu prevention, discuss future operations for the removal of product aboard the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 grounded about 300-yards off Leone Bay, American Samoa, Feb. 11, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara...

Port of Pago Pago remains closed following Tropical Cyclone Gita

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa —The port of Pago Pago remains closed to commercial traffic Saturday pending further assessment following Tropical Cyclone Gita, while work to remove the fishing vessel Chui Kai Fa No. 1 continues. High winds remain a concern through the weekend, as responders work to assess the region and resume the response to the grounded 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa...

Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa

Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The Coast Guard, port partners and local authorities are responding the grounding of the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 about 300-yards off Leone Bay, Wednesday. Coast Guard responders are en route to American Samoa from Honolulu expected to arrive Wednesday afternoon via an HC-130...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of found kayak off Wailua River, Kauai

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying owner of found kayak off Wailua River, Kauai
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift green kayak found a half mile north of the mouth of the Wailua River, Kauai, Sunday.  HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift green kayak found a half mile north of the mouth of the Wailua River, Kauai, Sunday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 71-year-old woman from the cruise ship Grand Princess was medevaced by the Coast Guard 14 miles south of Oahu, Tuesday. At 1:35 a.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted the woman and safely delivered her in stable condition to awaiting emergency medical personnel...

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews conducted patrols off Maui Tuesday, in ongoing support of Operation Kohola Guardian. Operation Kohola Guardian, typically run for the first several months of the year, is a cooperative effort between state and federal agencies to reduce risk to mariners and to...