Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan

Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is currently searching for a 50-year-old Filipino man who was reported overdue Wednesday from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Saipan. Missing is Lito Aguilar. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center received a report from a concerned neighbor at 6:56 p.m. Wednesday. The neighbor stated that Aguilar usually departs from Sugar Dock,...

Coast Guard, Navy medevac fisherman from vessel 173 miles off Oahu

Coast Guard, Navy medevac fisherman from vessel 173 miles off Oahu
MH-60R Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — A 30-year-old Vietnamese fisherman, suffering severe abdominal pain, arrived in good condition to Queens Medical Center in Honolulu Wednesday evening, aboard a Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter. “This is a great demonstration of how our military branches work together to successfully complete a mission, said...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise off Maui

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise off Maui
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department, Maui 911 Dispatch, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, and Maui Emergency Management Services are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in Maui, Thursday. The exercise will take place on the water and in the air near Molokini Crater with Coast Guard and local agencies working together to test and evaluate interagency communications,...

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac from remote Pacific atoll

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac  from remote Pacific atoll
HONOLULU — A 74-year-old man arrived in stable condition to Honolulu, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated 1,061 miles from Palmyra Atoll by the Coast Guard. James Hickman of San Antonio, Texas was safely transported aboard an HC-130 Hercules fixed wing airplane from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on a 3 hour flight to the air station where local emergency services personnel were waiting...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help in locating owner of an adrift life ring off Kauai

Coast Guard seeking public's help in locating owner of an adrift life ring off Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift orange life ring found approximately 500-yards off of Red Hill on the Na Pali Coast of Kauai, Saturday.  Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the life ring is asked to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600.  At 11 a.m., watchstanders from the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu...

Two rescues for Coast Guard aircrew in less than 12 hours

Two rescues for Coast Guard aircrew in less than 12 hours
Mariners from the 34-foot sailing vessel Malia stand with Petty Officer 2nd Class Erich Klinger, a rescue swimmer at Air Station Barbers Point, following their rescue near Honolulu, Feb. 16, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner in distress near the Kalaupapa Lighthouse off Molokai early Friday morning, less than 12 hours after rescuing six boaters from a grounded...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai
Honolulu – The Coast Guard suspended the active search at sunset, Wednesday, for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make, especially when we aren’t able to bring closure to the family,” said Charles Turner, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends and...

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department searching for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department searching for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Kauai Fire Department are searching for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai, Tuesday. Missing is a 21-year-old woman last seen wearing a pink top and white bottoms. She is reportedly visiting from Baltimore. Anyone with information that may help locate the missing swimmer is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. An...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of kayak found near Maunalua Bay, Oahu

Coast Guard seeking public’s help locating owner of kayak found near Maunalua Bay, Oahu
An unmanned, adrift kayak found in Maunalua Bay, Oahu. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned, adrift kayak found in Maunalua Bay, Oahu, Sunday. The blue tandem kayak, labeled Cobra Tandem, was found approximately one mile offshore Aina Haina. Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the kayak is asked to contact the...