Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island decommissioned after 26 years of service

Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island decommissioned after 26 years of service
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

Coast Guard representative for 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Branch Military Spouse of the Year

Coast Guard representative for 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Branch Military Spouse of the Year
Stacy Bilodeau with her family. HONOLULU — Stacy Bilodeau, currently residing in Hawaii and representing the U.S. Coast Guard, is one of the six finalists for the Armed Forces Insurance Branch Military Spouse of the Year. Bilodeau was named the Coast Guard’s representative, along with five other finalists, one each, representing the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, National Guard and Navy. Bilodeau...

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 suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for two missing men whose helicopter went down off the coast of Molokai, Monday evening. Jeremy Dossetter, 27, and Oliver Kirsch, 25, remain missing. “Making the decision to suspend a search and rescue case is incredibly difficult and is done only when we have exhausted...

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The search continued for two people aboard a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Wednesday. Missing are Jeremy Dossetter, 27-years-old and Oliver Kirsch, 25-years-old. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point. U.S....

Search continues for missing crew from downed helicopter off Molokai

Search continues for missing crew from downed helicopter off Molokai
Graphic of search patterns from various air, land and sea assets searching for two people from a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Oct. 17, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard graphic/Released) HONOLULU — The search continues for two people from a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Monday. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from...

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety, Hawai’i County Fire to ensure safety for Ironman racers

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety, Hawai'i County Fire to ensure safety for Ironman racers
Coast Guard File Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU – The Coast Guard, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Hawai’i County Fire and up to 60 event emergency responders on surfboards will establish a response zone around the swim course to manage the spectators, boating traffic, and safety of all race participants for the 2017 Ironman World Championship practice and official...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Kauai
Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU —The Coast Guard suspended the active search Monday for a missing snorkeler who went missing off Tunnels Beach Park on the north side of Kauai, Friday. “The decision to suspend an active search is never an easy one and our sincerest condolences go out to the family and friends during this difficult time,” said...

Coast Guard, fire department searching for missing snorkeler off Kauai

Coast Guard, fire department searching for missing snorkeler off Kauai
Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU, Hawaii — Responders from the Coast Guard and Kauai Fire Department are searching for missing snorkeler off Tunnels Beach Park on the north side of Kauai, Friday. The man is reportedly 46-years-old, 5-foot 7-inches in height and about 175 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing dark board...