New captain at helm of Coast Guard Base Honolulu

New captain at helm of Coast Guard Base Honolulu
Capt. Ed Sheppard formally transfers command of Coast Guard Base Honolulu to Capt. Travis Rasmussen, during a change of command ceremony at the base June 28, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) HONOLULU — Coast Guard Base Honolulu held a change of command ceremony bidding farewell to Capt. Ed Sheppard and welcomed Capt. Travis Rasmussen, at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Thursday. Rear...

Coast Guard welcomes new admiral to lead 14th District

Coast Guard welcomes new admiral to lead 14th District
Rear Adm. Brian K. Penoyer (left) assumes command from Rear Adm. Vincent B. Atkins (left) as commander of the Coast Guard 14th District during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, May 2, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard 14th District held a change of command ceremony bidding farewell to Rear Adm. Vincent B. Atkins...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned after nearly 50 years
Coast Guard Cutter Sherman crewmembers lay ashore during the Sherman’s decommissioning ceremony in Honolulu, Mar. 29, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew S. Masaschi. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard decommissioned its ninth High Endurance Cutter after nearly 50 years of service as part of recapitalization efforts during a ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Thursday. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island decommissioned after 26 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island decommissioned after 26 years of service
Capt. Michael Long, commanding officer, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, and the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349) pose for a picture following the decommissioning ceremony on Base Honolulu, March 16, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349), a 110-foot Island Class patrol boat,...

Coast Guard commissions Hawaii’s second Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard commissions Hawaii's second Sentinel-class cutter
The plankowners of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) man the rails during the commissioning ceremony on Base Honolulu, March 9, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126), Hawaii’s second Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. Vice...

Hawaii receives second Sentinel-class Coast Guard cutter

Hawaii receives second Sentinel-class Coast Guard cutter
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak arrive at their new homeport of Honolulu Feb. 4, 2018, following a 42-day transit from Key West, Florida, where the cutter was delivered.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) arrived in Honolulu Sunday becoming the second of three 154-foot fast response cutters...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Oliver Berry in Hawaii

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Oliver Berry in  Hawaii
Crewmembers man the rails aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry as aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point conduct a fly-over in two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters during a commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Oct. 31, 2017. T(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), Hawaii’s...

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...

Students compete in underwater robotics competition at Base Honolulu

Students compete in underwater robotics competition at Base Honolulu
Nine teams comprised of local elementary, middle and high school students participated in the Marine Advanced Technology Education Oahu Regional Competition at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, May 6, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa E. McKenzie/Released) HONOLULU –The Coast Guard hosted several students during the Marine Advanced Technology Education Oahu Regional Competition...