Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire, Ocean Safety conduct joint training on Hawaii’s North Shore

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire, Ocean Safety conduct joint training on Hawaii's North Shore
An Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescue craft operator is hoisted into a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter during joint training on Oahu’s North Shore Nov. 7, 2017, ahead of the island’s famed annual high surf season.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety...

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, Honolulu Fire Department rescue kayaker off Kaena Point, Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue kayaker off Kaena Point, Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and crews from the Honolulu Fire Department rescued a man after his kayak began taking on water a half mile off Kaena Point, Oahu, Monday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point located the kayaker at 8:36 a.m. Shortly after, the Dolphin crew vectored in HFD Jet...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Oahu Tuesday

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Oahu Tuesday
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Honolulu Police Department and Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam’s MWR lifeguards are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in Honolulu Tuesday. The exercise will take place on the water and in the air off Sand Island with Coast Guard and local agencies working together to test and evaluate...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department participate in joint cliff rescue training

HONOLULU — Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point and the Honolulu Fire Department conducted cliff-rescue exercises at Koko Head Crater Nov. 23, 2010. Rescue crews and training mannequins from the Coast Guard and fire department were lowered onto a cliff and then hoisted back into the aircraft, simulating an actual rescue. It was great working with the Honolulu Fire Department today,”...

Coast Guard presents Honolulu Fire Department with medal

Rear Adm. Stephen Mehling presents the Coast Guard Distinguished Public Service Award to Fire Fighter Two Alika Winter. Winter was recognized for his heroic efforts in trying to save three crew members in the crash of Coast Guard Helicopter 6505 Sept. 4, 2008. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard presented the Distinguished Public Service Award to a Honolulu Fire Department fire fighter Monday for his...

Coast Guard and local agencies to conduct 2-day rescue exercise

HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Honolulu Ocean Safety Division are scheduled to conduct a two-day, multi-agency search, rescue and communication training exercise at Kapiolani Park Monday and along the reef at Diamond Head Wednesday.

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department Rescue 4 Off Maili Point, Oahu

HONOLULU (CG Public Affairs) – The U.S. Coast Guard responded Thursday morning to a distress call from four persons aboard a 19-foot pleasure craft approximately two miles off Maili Point, Oahu. The boat sank and all four persons are safely ashore. The four boaters called for help at 9:48 a.m. via cell phone and reported their boat was taking on water after it had been swamped by a wave. An air...