Coast Guard aircrew locates missing mariners

Coast Guard aircrew locates missing mariners
HONOLULU – A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Air Station Barbers Point located the three missing mariners approximately 110 miles southwest of Tarawa, the Republic of Kiribati, at 3:30 p.m., Thursday. The aircrew located the 16-foot, white and blue skiff on radar within a search area approximately 2,531 miles from Honolulu. The Hercules crew dropped a canister filled with food, water,...

Coast Guard conducts medical evacuation aboard U.S. Navy vessel

Coast Guard conducts medical evacuation aboard U.S. Navy vessel
HONOLULU – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point medically evacuated a contractor aboard the USNS Soderman (T-AKR 317) operating off the coast of Hawaii, Thursday. Coast Guard watchstanders in Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu were notified at approximately 8:50 a.m. Wednesday of a contractor aboard USNS Soderman requiring medical attention due to symptoms...

Coast Guard assisting in search for missing fishermen

Coast Guard assisting in search for missing fishermen
ONOLULU – The Coast Guard is assisting the Republic of Kiribati in the search for three fishermen on a skiff in the vicinity of Tarawa, Wednesday. The white and blue 16-foot skiff has three men aboard, two of them 55 years old and one 20-year old. The 16-foot skiff crew was transiting from Maiana Island to Tarawa Monday at approximately 2 p.m., Hawaiian Standard Time. The crew was reported overdue...

Coast Guard to hold educational exposition for local students

HONOLULU — Several Oahu-based Coast Guard units are scheduled to take part in an educational exposition for local high school students at Coast Guard Base Support Unit Honolulu on Friday. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Exposition is a collaborative initiative to promote core technological fields and develop future innovators. Approximately 100 students from Governor Wallace...

Search for missing outrigger canoe crew continues in Pacific

HONOLULU – The search continues for two fishermen aboard an outrigger canoe missing near Fanning Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard rescue crews have been searching since Sunday for the 12-foot outrigger canoe. Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu watchstanders received a call from a search and rescue coordinator in Kiribati requesting assistance in the search for a 12-foot outrigger canoe with two...

Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues two after boat capsizes

HONOLULU – Two mariners were rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter after their 22 foot recreational vessel capsized approximately 100 yards from Kukaiwaa Pt., Molokai Wednesday. An Air Station Barbers Point based Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter was on a routine training mission when it was hailed, using hand signals, by two uninjured males on the beach near Kukaiwaa Pt. on the north side of...

Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake crew rescues disabled mariners

HONOLULU – Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake are towing a disabled vessel located approximately 118 miles northeast of Maui, Saturday. Coast Guardsmen in the Joint Rescue Coordination Center received a satellite phone call from a crewmember aboard the 46-foot sailing vessel Eleu, who reported a loss of steering, Friday. The Eleu crew was transiting from Marina del Rey, Los Angeles,...

Coast Guard rescue crew airlifts 2 ill Japanese fishermen from Midway

HONOLULU — Coast Guard air crewmembers, from Air Station Barbers Point, transferred two ill Japanese fishermen from Midway Island to Oahu, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center personnel, based in Honolulu, received a call at 5:45 p.m. Sunday, from the Transmarine Navigation Agency Honolulu concerning the health of two 19 year-old ill fishermen who were aboard the Japanese...

Coast Guard air crew medically evacuates ill woman from Molokai

HONOLULU — A Coast Guard air crew conducted a medical evacuation of an ill woman from Molokai to Oahu today.