Crews make progress towing Pacific Paradise off Kaimana Beach

Crews make progress towing Pacific Paradise off Kaimana Beach
Responders prepare to rig and tow the Pacific Paradise off the reef first thing in the morning off Waikiki, Dec. 6, 2017. The salvage team made progress moving the vessel about 600 feet off the reef into the sandy channel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) The Pacific Paradise is towed about 600 feet off the reef to a sandy channel as the tide ebbs in Waikiki, Hawaii,...

State begins reef damage assessment, final preps being made to remove Pacific Paradise

State begins reef damage assessment, final preps being made to remove Pacific Paradise
Responders continue work to salvage the commercial fishing vessel Pacific Paradise still grounded just off Kaimana Beach on Oahu, Hawaii (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — A team from the State of Hawaii is beginning their reef damage assessment Wednesday as final preparations are made by responders in advance of another attempt to remove the 79-foot fishing vessel...

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

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday
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 exercise will take place on the water and in the air off Poipu with Coast Guard and local agencies...

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...

Coast Guard, partners to enforce upcoming security zone in Kailua Bay, Oahu

Coast Guard, partners to enforce upcoming security zone in Kailua Bay, Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a temporary security zone in waters of Kailua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii beginning Friday, Dec. 16 and running through Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The temporary security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 8 a.m. HST on Dec. 16, 2016 to 4 p.m....

Notice of upcoming security zone enforcement Honolulu International Airport

Notice of upcoming security zone enforcement Honolulu International Airport
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is enforcing security zones around all waters surrounding the Honolulu International Airport, north and south of the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii. These security zones will be in effect from 6 p.m. HST on Dec. 16, to 2 a.m. HST on Dec. 17, unless canceled earlier by the Captain of the Port. These security zones extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor.These...

Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu

Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu
Kailua Bay Security Zone HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a temporary security zone in waters of Kailua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii beginning Thursday and running through Jan. 3, 2016. The temporary security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 6 a.m. Dec. 18, 2015, to...

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...

Coast Guard, local agencies conduct search for missing man near Pohoiki Bay, Hawaii

Coast Guard, local agencies conduct search for missing man near Pohoiki Bay, Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii Fire Department are searching for a man reported missing near Pohoiki Bay, Hawaii, Wednesday. Missing is 65-year-old Charles Rosecranes. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a report from Hawaii Fire Department regarding a missing 65-year-old man who was last seen approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday. He reportedly fell overboard from a 15-foot outboard...