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, local authorities wrap up busy holiday in Honolulu

Coast Guard, local authorities wrap up busy holiday in Honolulu
The Coast Guard and local authorities wrapped up a busy Fourth of July holiday handling multiple incidents off Waikiki, July 4, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Keith Ito) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and local authorities wrapped up a busy Fourth of July holiday handling multiple incidents off Waikiki, Tuesday. Coast Guard crews partnering with Hawaii Department of Land and...

Two rescued from disabled trimaran taking on water near Honokohau, Hawaii

Two rescued from disabled trimaran taking on water near Honokohau, Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two people aboard an 18-foot trimaran that was disabled and taking on water in the vicinity of Honokohau Harbor, Hawai’i’, Saturday. While patrolling in the area, crewmembers from Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Honolulu 91107 received notification approximately 11:30 a.m., from a good Samaritan that a trimaran with two persons aboard...