Responders unsuccessful in removing grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu

Responders unsuccessful in removing grounded fishing vessel off Honolulu
The grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki, Oahu, Oct. 18, 2017 (National Disaster Preparedness Training Center at the University of Hawaii photo/Released) HONOLULU — Responders were unsuccessful in removing the grounded 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise off Waikiki, Friday. Marine salvage company Cates International crews utilized a tug with 8” plasma towline and chain...

Coast Guard continues responding to grounded vessel of Honolulu

Coast Guard continues responding to grounded vessel of Honolulu
Responders continue work to remove potential pollutants from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise currently aground off Honolulu (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — Responders continue work, Friday, to remove potential pollutants from the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise currently aground off Honolulu, prior to the onset of larger swells and surf. “We...

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu
HONOLULU — Twenty fishermen were transported to shore from an aground vessel less than a half mile off Honolulu early Wednesday morning. Honolulu Fire Department Jet Ski crews transported fishermen from the vessel to a Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium for further transport to awaiting emergency responders at Ala Wai Harbor. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted two of the fishermen...

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...

Coast Guard saves 6 people off Maui

Coast Guard saves 6 people off Maui
The Coast Guard rescued six people from taking on water in their 27-foot pleasure craft off Maui, September 9, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a 27-foot vessel taking on water off Maui, Saturday. Coast Guard Station Maui launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium and arrived on scene at 3:10 p.m. took the Makali’i in a stern tow and the crew aboard....

Coast Guard medevac crewmember from tug off Oahu

Coast Guard medevac crewmember from tug off Oahu
A 65-year-old crewman from the tug vessel Natoma arrived safely to Honolulu Thursday, after being medevaced by the Coast Guard approximately 60 north of Oahu.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — A 65-year-old crewman from the tug vessel Natoma was medevaced by the Coast Guard 50 miles north of Oahu on Thursday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Two men are safe after being rescued by the Coast Guard from their sinking vessel 35 miles east of Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Friday. The men were hoisted from their vessel by a rescue swimmer aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point and were transferred safely back to the air station. “This...

Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone Update in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow into Pacific Ocean

Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone Update in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow into Pacific Ocean
Image courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continues to enforce the temporary Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone for the navigable waters surrounding the Kilauea Volcano active lava flow entry into the Pacific Ocean on the southeast side of the Big Island, Hawai’i. According to the U.S. Geologic Survey, several large cracks have developed in the lava delta, running parallel...