Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from tanker off Oahu

HONOLULU — A 31-year-old man from the tank vessel Barcelona Knutsen was medevaced by the Coast Guard 13 miles south of Oahu, Saturday. At 8:27 a.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted the crewman aboard and safely delivered him in stable condition to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. Watchstanders...

Two fishermen rescued 1,300 miles south of Oahu

Two fishermen rescued 1,300 miles south of Oahu
A Coast Guard aircrew at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu conducts a brief prior to taking off in the HC-130 Hercules airplane Dec. 13, 2017.   (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — Two fishermen were rescued by good Samaritans Wednesday following a coordinated search effort in the South Pacific. Lebeta Tiem, 27, and Erikite Teanaki, 28, were...

Coast Guard, Navy conduct joint rescue of crewman from research vessel Kilo Moana off Oahu

Coast Guard, Navy conduct joint rescue of crewman from research vessel Kilo Moana off Oahu
MH-60R Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — A 55-year-old crewman from the research vessel Kilo Moana arrived safely to Honolulu Tuesday following a joint medevac conducted by the Coast Guard and Navy 175 miles northeast of Kaneohe Bay. “This case illustrates the importance of our partnership with the Navy and the value of hoist capable helicopters...

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...

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, 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 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...