Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from overturned vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from overturned vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued three mariners from an overturned vessel off the south of Oahu, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) Honolulu — Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued three mariners from an overturned vessel off the south of Oahu, Friday. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and Ocean Safety Jet Ski...

Coast Guard joins search for 2 missing mariners off Kiribati

Coast Guard joins search for 2 missing mariners off Kiribati
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard deployed an aircrew to aid Joint Rescue Coordination Center Fiji in searching for two missing mariners off the coast of Nonouti Island, Thursday. An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew began conducting search patterns after adhering to Fiji Ministry of...

Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii

Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii
US Air Force HC-130J Combat King II file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of Hilo, Friday. A Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 MH-60 Seahawk aircrew transported the mariner directly to Queen’s Medical Center. He was reportedly in stable condition. “One...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayakers off Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard searching for missing kayakers off Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue kayakers off Punalu’u Beach, Hawaii. The two kayakers, one male and one female, were last seen leaving in a yellow two-person kayak at approximately 3:00 p.m. They are reported to both be approximately 50 years-old and wearing yellow personal flotation devices. Anyone...

Coast Guard rescue two mariners from disabled catamaran near Oahu

Coast Guard rescue two mariners from disabled catamaran near Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from their dismasted 20-foot catamaran off Kahuku, Thursday. An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was deployed and recovered the mariners, bringing them to Dillingham airfield. There were no reports of injury. “Our crews train regularly...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns to Hawaii after multi-country operation

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns to Hawaii after multi-country operation
Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) returned to Honolulu Sunday following its nearly two month patrol supporting the multi-country maritime Operation Nasse throughout Oceania. Operation Nasse is an annual Pacific Quadrilateral Defense Coordination...

Coast Guard suspends search for mariner 300-miles east of Hawaii

Coast Guard suspends search for mariner 300-miles east of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — Coast Guard watchstanders have suspended the search for the missing mariner, Phouc Nguyen, 300-miles east of Hawaii. Crews searched approximately 77 hours covering 8,821 square nautical miles, an area roughly the size of New Hampshire. At 6:30 a.m., Wednesday,...

Coast Guard crews searching for missing mariner off Oahu

Coast Guard crews searching for missing mariner off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing mariner Wednesday, 300-miles east of Hawaii. The mariner, Phouc Nguyen, is a 53 years-old Vietnamese man reported to be wearing brown shorts and a white t-shirt without a personal flotation device. At 6:30 a.m., Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu was...

Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Maui, August 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Monday. MCFD Jet ski operators recovered the paddler with no injuries or medical concerns reported...