Responders continue prep for wreck removal of Pacific Paradise

Responders continue prep for wreck removal of Pacific Paradise
Response team members load a generator aboard a small boat at their facility on Oahu as work to prepare, refloat and remove the Pacific Paradise continues Nov. 10, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Work to prepare, refloat and remove the Pacific Paradise continued Friday 400-yards off Kaimana Beach, Oahu. The goal of the response is to remove the vessel in the safest way possible with the...

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 active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search at noon Monday for five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. “A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact and I know I speak for the entire Coast Guard...

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka’ena Point

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka'ena Point
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night Saturday and are continuing the search Sunday for the five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349)...

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island file photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night and are continuing the search Saturday for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard...

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi searching for five crewmembers aboard a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Aug. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Responders are continuing the search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Searching are: HC-130...

Coast Guard, Army responding to report of downed Army helicopter off Oahu

Coast Guard, Army responding to report of downed Army helicopter off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo by Petty Officer CC Clayton HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Army personnel are responding to a report of a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter with five crew aboard approximately two miles west of Kaena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard...

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...

Coast Guard increasing on-water presence off Oahu during Spring Break

Coast Guard increasing on-water presence off Oahu during Spring Break
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard will be expanding its presence with increased patrols over the weekend by Coast Guard Station Honolulu boarding teams. Each year the influx of college students and tourists arriving to Waikiki Bay during Spring Break generates numerous on-water safety concerns. In previous years, large flotillas have emerged encouraging the consumption of alcohol while on the water and...