Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue kayaker off Kaena Point, Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue kayaker off Kaena Point, Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and crews from the Honolulu Fire Department rescued a man after his kayak began taking on water a half mile off Kaena Point, Oahu, Monday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point located the kayaker at 8:36 a.m. Shortly after, the Dolphin crew vectored in HFD Jet...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Ka’alu’alu Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Ka'alu'alu Bay
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Friday for a man in the water in the vicinity of Ka’alu’alu Bay on the Big Island. Shane Romena, 48, remains missing. “Our sincerest condolences go out to Romena’s family and friends during this difficult time,” said Senior Chief Brian Wear, a command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Suspending...

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Ka’alu’alu Bay, Big Island

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Ka'alu'alu Bay, Big Island
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a man in the water in the vicinity of Ka’alu’alu Bay on the Big Island\. Missing is Shane Roena, 48-years-old. Roena was reportedly last seen wearing green and red shorts and was not wearing a shirt. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and approximately 180 lbs. Anyone with information about the location of Roena is asked to call Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Celebration solo-sailor in South Pacific

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Celebration solo-sailor in South Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Thursday for a solo-sailor aboard the 36-foot sailing vessel Celebration last reported 1,800 miles southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. Richard Carr, 71, remains missing. “Mr. Carr had a deep passion for sailing and was on a very long and arduous voyage,” said Capt. Robert Hendrickson, chief of response, Coast Guard 14th District. “Our...

Coast Guard conducts overflight, prepares for return of Hōkūleʻa to Oahu

Coast Guard conducts overflight, prepares for return of Hōkūleʻa to Oahu
Crewmembers on an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, conduct a fly over of the Hōkūleʻa, a Polynesian double-hulled voyaging canoe, Hikianalia and other voyaging canoes, June 16, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point conducted an overflight...

3 children, 2 adults rescued in Kaiwi Channel after boat takes on water

3 children, 2 adults rescued in Kaiwi Channel after boat takes on water
Five people are safe after being rescued by the Coast Guard off their 50-foot sailing vessel in the Kaiwi Channel between Oahu and Molokai, June 2, 2017. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted three children first and then went back and hoisted the two adults bringing all five people safely back to the air station. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU...

Pacific partners conduct joint rescue of six fishermen

Pacific partners conduct joint rescue of six fishermen
Petty Officer 2nd Class Mandi Stevens and Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Parmenter sit on the ramp of an HC-130 Hercules airplane to deploy a long range deployable drop kit to a disabled vessel approximately 80 miles off Tonga May 25, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — Six Tongan fishermen are safe today following a joint rescue effort between the...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from ship 81 miles off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs woman from ship 81 miles off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo HONOLULU — A 66-year-old woman is in stable condition at Hilo Medical Center on Big Island after being medically evacuated by the Coast Guard, Tuesdy. “We are proud of all the crews involved, including that of the Emerald Princess, for their cooperation and work ensuring the passenger received appropriate care,” said Kelvin...

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing fisherman off Saipan

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing fisherman off Saipan
A Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 45-fooot Response Boat – Medium.. USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a missing fisherman who was reported overdue from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Saipan, Thursday. Lito Aguilar, 50, remains missing. “Making the decision to suspend a search is never an easy one,” said Lt. Cmdr. Joshua Blocker, a command...