Coast Guard returns all Hawaiian ports to full operations following Hurricane Hector

Coast Guard returns all Hawaiian ports to full operations following Hurricane Hector
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened all commercial ports in the Hawaiian Islands as of 5 p.m. (local time) Wednesday. All vessel and cargo operations have resumed in Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties. As the remnants of Hurricane Hector pass the Hawaiian Island Chain, offshore and harbor areas may experience strong winds and surge. Vessel and facility operators are urged to prepare...

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Big Island

Coast Guard sets port condition YANKEE for Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition YANKEE for Hawaii County Ports (Hilo and Kawaihae) as of 11 a.m. (local time) Tuesday in advance of Hurricane Hector. Honolulu and Maui County ports remain at WHISKEY. No conditions are set for Kauai at this time. Coast Guard personnel are on the Big Island doing pre-storm assessments of the ports. At Port Heavy Weather Condition YANKEE...

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands
A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew responds to a surfer in distress off Maui, Aug. 4, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Maui) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners responded to several cases through the weekend in the Main Hawaiian Islands. Responders from Maui, Oahu, and Canada ensured the safety of four mariners in three separate cases. Coast Guard Station Maui,...

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii County

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii County
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has set Port Condition WHISKEY for Hawaii County (Ports of Hilo and Kawaihae) as of 11 a.m. local time Sunday in advance of Hurricane Hector. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic, and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey remains in effect. Tropical storm force winds, 39 mph or higher, are possible within...