Honolulu-based patrol boat returns home

HONOLULU – The Honolulu-based Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island returned home Friday, after a 13-day law enforcement patrol in the North Western Hawaii Islands. The Galveston Island participated in the Multi-unit Law Enforcement Patrol with the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui and a HC-130 Hercules from Air Station Barbers Point. This is the first MULEPAT that a Honolulu-based patrol boat has...

Coast Guard searches for swimmer in distress

HONOLULU—A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew is actively searching for a possible swimmer in distress approximately 500 yards offshore in Kakapa Bay on the northwest side of the Big Island, Aug. 26, 2010.

Coast Guard and AMVER partners assists vessel taking on water

HONOLULU — Coast Guard search and rescue crews here and Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue partners are assisting a vessel taking on water approximately 475 miles north of Kauai.

Coast Guard search crews continue to search for missing Maui diver

HONOLULU – U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers continue to search a 330 square mile area within the Maui Triangle for a diver who went missing approximately 180-feet below the water three miles west of Lanai, Friday afternoon.

Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuate ill fisherman

HONOLULU – U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers aboard an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Honolulu, medically evacuated an ill fisherman that was aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Rush, 150 miles southwest of Oahu, Thursday.

Coast Guard rescue crews launch to assist ill fisherman

HONOLULU — Crewmembers aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rush, homported in Honolulu, are en route to assist an ill crewmember aboard a fishing vessel 500 nautical miles southwest of Oahu, Wednesday.

Coast Guard medically evacuates ill fisherman

HONOLULU – U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers aboard a HH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Honolulu, medically evacuated an ill crewmember off the fishing vessel Blue Sky, Sunday.

Coast Guard and local search crews look for missing snorkeler

HONOLULU – U.S. Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department and Maui Police Department crews were searching for a missing snorkeler in the vicinity of Black Rock Beach on Maui, Thursday.

Coast Guard aircrew diverts to conduct second search, rescue in less than 24 hours

HONOLULU —A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point diverted an HC-130 Hercules aircraft to assist in a search for two mariners that went missing 925 miles northwest of American Samoa, Monday.