Coast Guard reopens ports in Hawaii, Kauai Counties as Tropical Storm Olivia progresses

Coast Guard reopens ports in Hawaii, Kauai Counties as Tropical Storm Olivia progresses
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened commercial ports in Hawaii and Kauai Counties as of 9 a.m. HST Wednesday. Honolulu and Maui County port re-openings are dependent on the passage of Tropical Storm Olivia and assessments of any storm impacts. “One of the Coast Guard’s top priorities is the safety of life,” said Capt. Michael Long, Coast Guard Captain of the...

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...

Responders continue wreck removal efforts for Pacific Paradise

Responders continue wreck removal efforts for Pacific Paradise
Work continued, including securing danger signs to the hull, on the Pacific Paradise Nov. 9, 2017, located off Kaimana Beach, Oahu.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Work on the Pacific Paradise continues and the unified command has contracted Resolve Marine Group with support from several other experts to conduct the removal of the pollution threat. “The combined experience of the team...

Coast Guard, partners continue work to salvage Pacific Paradise

Coast Guard, partners continue work to salvage Pacific Paradise
Responders continue work to salvage the commercial fishing vessel Pacific Paradise still grounded just off Kaimana Beach on Oahu, Hawaii, Nov. 4, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — Work continues Wednesday to address the salvage needs of the Pacific Paradise, aground off Kaimana Beach, Oahu. The Captain of the Port of Honolulu, Capt. Michael Long, met Wednesday...

Coast Guard to enforce security zone near Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Oahu

Coast Guard to enforce security zone near Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Oahu
Security zone in waters off Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Oahu HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a security zone in waters off Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Oahu, Friday and Saturday. The security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 11 a.m to 3...

Notice of upcoming security zone enforcement Honolulu International Airport

Notice of upcoming security zone enforcement Honolulu International Airport
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is enforcing security zones around all waters surrounding the Honolulu International Airport, north and south of the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii. These security zones will be in effect from 6 p.m. HST on Dec. 16, to 2 a.m. HST on Dec. 17, unless canceled earlier by the Captain of the Port. These security zones extend from the surface of the water to the ocean floor.These...

Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu

Coast Guard, partners to enforce security zone in Kailua Bay on Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a temporary security zone in waters of Kailua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii beginning Tuesday and running through Friday. The temporary security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 4 p.m. Aug. 30 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 2, 2016, unless canceled...

Coast Guard reopens all commercial Hawaiian ports following Tropical Storm Darby

Coast Guard reopens all commercial Hawaiian ports following Tropical Storm Darby
HONOLULU — Coast Guard Captain of the Port opened all commercial ports in the Hawaiian Islands and cargo operations have resumed, Monday. Tropical Storm Darby is expected to continue to move west and degrade. Vessel and facility operators are recommended to exercise caution when maneuvering in the ports as there may be fields of debris present. Representatives from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, Department...

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone off North Shore, Oahu

Coast Guard to enforce safety zone off North Shore, Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard will enforce a temporary safety zone approximately 2.9 miles northwest of the Haleiwa small boat harbor, Oahu, beginning Wednesday and running through Feb. 10, 2016. The temporary safety zone is necessary to protect personnel, vessels and the marine environment from potential hazards associated with ongoing operations to salvage two downed helicopters in this area. The...