Responders rescue 2 pilots from downed small plane off Kona, Hawaii

Responders rescue 2 pilots from downed small plane off Kona, Hawaii
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard and Hawaii Fire Department personnel stand with the mother of Sidney Uemoto following her daughter’s rescue nine miles off Kona, Hawaii, July 15, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo HONOLULU — Survivors of a downed small plane were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard off Kona, Frday, following...

Joint search for two pilots off Kona coast continues Friday

Joint search for two pilots off Kona coast continues Friday
HONOLULU — A joint search for two pilots from a small plane reportedly downed off the Kona coast continues, Friday. Currently searching are a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB-1349), a Navy MH-60R helicopter off the USS Chung Hoon (DDG-93) and a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3K2 Orion airplane. The Chung Hoon and Orion aircrew are...

Coast Guard assists search efforts for 9 boaters on 3 separate cases in South Pacific

Coast Guard assists search efforts for 9 boaters on 3 separate cases in South Pacific
HONOLULU — Coast Guard and AMVER crews rescued three boaters in the waters between Chuuk and Puluwat Atoll, Federated States of Micronesia, Wednesday.  An HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu, located three additional boater missing near Tarawa and are coordinating their rescue by a commercial vessel and the same Hercules aircraft crew has been diverted...

Family missing at sea for six days rescued

A Cutter Rush crewmember helps on of the rescued family imembers. USCG photoHONOLULU — A family of four missing at sea for six days was rescued by the Coast Guard and Royal New Zealand Air Force 2,300 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands Saturday. The Coast Guard received a call from the Kiribati Maritime Police Branch Thursday informing them of a missing 13-foot boat with two adults and two children...