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...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from sunken vessel off Big Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from sunken vessel off Big Island
HONOLULU — Three boaters were rescued by the Coast Guard after their 48-foot sailing vessel Bobo Link sank two and a half miles off of Hapuna Beach, Big Island, Wednesday. Rescued are three Big Island residents: Steven Jenkins, 48-years-old, owner and operator of the Bobo Link Brandan Jenkins, 23-years-old Nathan Gibson, 43-years-old The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska, homeported in Hilo,...

Search continues for 3 people aboard possible downed aircraft off Molokai

Search continues for 3 people aboard possible downed aircraft off Molokai
The search continues for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard approximately 17 miles northeast of Ilio Point, Molokai, Dec. 31, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The search for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard near Ilio Point, Molokai, continues Saturday. The search now extends up to 17 miles northeast of Ilio Point. Missing are: Michael Childers, pilot,...

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft off Molokai

Coast Guard responds to report of downed aircraft off Molokai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard approximately four miles east of Ilio Point, Molokai, Friday. Responding are an HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, the Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316) an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Honolulu,...