Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued an overdue fisherman aboard his 19-foot skiff 55 miles west of Ant Atoll, Monday. The joint operation began on Saturday when the Pohnpei Fire Department began searching for the fisherman after he failed to...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddler off Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddler off Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for Michael Kitagawachi off Honaunau Beach, Monday. Kitagawachi, 66-years-old, remains missing. “Since Saturday our crews have worked closely with the Hawaii County Fire Department covering over 749 square nautical miles during 59 search hours,” said Darin McCracken, a search and rescue planner with Sector Honolulu....

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing paddler off Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing paddler off Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter William Hart file photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing paddler after his canoe was found adrift 1 mile off Honaunau Beach, Saturday. The 66-year-old paddler is described as being 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 155 pounds and was last seen wearing a white long sleeve rash guard and black...

Coast Guard conducts repatriation flights to Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard conducts repatriation flights to Federated States of Micronesia
Passengers fly aboard an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules fly from Guam to the Federated States of Micronesia as part of a repatriation flight, May 13, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard video courtesy of U.S. Embassy Kolonia) SANTA RITA, Guam — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted two flights repatriating Federated States of Micronesia citizens and delivering U.S. and foreign...

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — Coast Guard rescue crews medevaced a mariner from the commercial fishing vessel “Vicious Cycle,” 130-miles southwest of Kailua Kona, Tuesday. The mariner was hoisted from the vessel by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and brought to awaiting medical services at Queens...

Coast Guard seeks owner of adrift dinghy off Oahu

Coast Guard seeks owner of adrift dinghy off Oahu
The Coast Guard is seeking any information regarding an adrift blue and white Livingston dinghy found 8 miles off Oahu, April 25, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking any information regarding an adrift blue and white Livingston dinghy found 8 miles off Oahu, Sunday. The dinghy was recovered by a good Samaritan who reported...

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU- Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued the “Size No Matter” overdue boater Friday 26-miles west of Ka’ena Point. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aircrew located the boater at 1:30 a.m. holding a bundle...

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew WestHONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater off Waianae. The 16-foot recreational vessel, “Size No Matter,” was last seen by another boater approximately 18 miles off shore Thursday at noon. Anyone with information regarding the boaters whereabouts is requested to contact the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard ends search after remains of missing swimmer found off Maui

Coast Guard ends search after remains of missing swimmer found off Maui
USCG MH-65 File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard ended the search for a missing 45 year-old male after remains matching his description were recovered off Hana, Saturday. Maui County Fire Department rescue crews located the remains and confirmed they matched the description of the swimmer, missing since Thursday. Multiple Coast Guard crews worked closely with the Maui County Fire Department and Maui...