Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Kauai Police Department are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise off Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii, Thursday. The...

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 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...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai
Honolulu – The Coast Guard suspended the active search at sunset, Wednesday, for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make, especially when we aren’t able to bring closure to the family,” said Charles Turner, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends and...

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel off of Kauai

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel off of Kauai
The Coast Guard rescued a 56-year-old man after his 24-foot fishing vessel capsized approximately 12 miles west of Kikiaola Harbor, Kauai, Sept. 1, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a 56-year-old man after his 24-foot fishing vessel capsized approximately 12 miles west of Kikiaola Harbor, Kauai, Thursday. The man was safely hoisted into an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends active search for 3 fishermen off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 3 fishermen off Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Thursday for 3 fishermen who went missing when their vessel capsized off the North Shore of Oahu, Sunday. Jensen Loo, Clint Oshima and Derek Tomas remain missing. “To suspend an active search and rescue case without definitive resolution is one of the most difficult decisions to make,” said Capt. Michael Long, commander, Coast...