Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department searching for missing freediver of Big Island

Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department searching for missing freediver of Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews are searching for a missing free diver off Kohala, Big Island, Tuesday. “We are currently searching for Guy Hermogila,” said Sam Gardner, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu search and rescue coordinator. “It was reported to us he was last known to be free diving...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 80 miles north of Hana, Maui, late Tuesday. “We extend our condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Petty Officer 1st Class William Cusic, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “Our crews worked diligently, but unfortunately there has been no...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a swimmer missing off Lydgate Beach, Kauai, Monday evening. Darall Pascua, 55, remains missing. “We express our deepest sympathy to the Pascua family and friends,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer Dustin Costa, a command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu....

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui
MH-60 Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy is searching for a fisherman overboard from a vessel 80 miles north of Hana, Sunday. “We are currently searching for a crewmember of the fishing vessel Kawaiola who reportedly fell overboard 80 miles off Maui,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Peterson, a Coast...

Coast Guard, Hawaii DMAT medevac Hilo woman to Oahu

Coast Guard, Hawaii DMAT medevac Hilo woman to Oahu
The Coast Guard, with an embarked disaster medical assistance team, conducted a medical evacuation of an ill 37-year-old woman from Hilo to Honolulu in the early morning Oct. 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Eric Ferree) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of an ill 37-year-old woman from Hilo to Honolulu early Saturday morning. “We routinely work with the state...

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of cruise ship passenger near Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of cruise ship passenger near Hawaii
MH-60 Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy conducted a medevac of an 83-year-old male Canadian passenger from a 951-foot cruise ship roughly 150 miles north of Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Sunday. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 hoisted the afflicted man from the...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui
An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Maui, Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Wednesday. “Our trained crews and hoist-capable aircraft...

Coast Guard evacuates Fish and Wildlife crew off Johnston Atoll ahead of Hurricane Walaka

Coast Guard evacuates Fish and Wildlife crew off Johnston Atoll ahead of Hurricane Walaka
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Air Station Barbers Point successfully evacuated four Fish and Wildlife personnel off Johnston Atoll, Oct. 1, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Griffin) HONOLULU– An  HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point successfully evacuated four Fish and Wildlife personnel off Johnston Atoll prior to the...

Coast Guard safely medevacs 4 people to Guam following plane crash off Chuuk

Coast Guard safely medevacs 4 people to Guam following plane crash off Chuuk
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU – An HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, with a Deployed Medical Assistance Team successfully evacuated four people to Guam Sunday after a plane landed in the water approximately a quarter of a mile off the airport runway in Weno, Chuuk, Federated...