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, Ocean Safety rescue kayakers on Molokini Crater

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue kayakers on Molokini Crater
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two kayakers trapped on Molokini Crater Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification at 3:20 p.m. from Maui Fire Department of two kayakers who were beset by weather and were forced onto the rocks on Molokini Crater. After climbing to safety, the kayakers called 911 for assistance. A 45-foot Response...

Navy, Coast Guard and Ocean Safety complete Kaneohe Bay Search & Rescue Exercise

Navy, Coast Guard and Ocean Safety complete Kaneohe Bay Search & Rescue Exercise
  HONOLULU – Navy Waterfront Operations, Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews completed the 2012 Search and Rescue Exercise in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Wednesday. The exercise consisted of involved agency crews searching for several simulated distressed people in the water, and a recreational vessel with an injured operator. Operations tested the ability to coordinate and execute joint search and rescue...

Final agreement signed to formalize search and rescue across Hawaii

Lihue, HAWAII – Representatives from the Coast Guard and Kauai City and County signed a memorandum of agreement during a ceremony at the Kauai Fire Department Headquarters to improve search and rescue interoperability on and around Kauai, Monday. Rear Adm. Charles W. Ray, 14th Coast Guard District commander, and Kauai Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. signed the agreement that sets forth terms by which...