Coast Guard searching for missing man off Oahu

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department are searching for a missing man who was swept out to sea off Yokohama Bay Sunday. “We are currently looking for a 19-year-old man who is described as 5-foot 11-inches tall and was last seen wearing black shorts,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Austin Shaw, a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Is-land near Honokaa, Sunday. “We extend our condolences to his friends and loved ones during this trying time,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Casey Connors, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “Working with...

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Island near Honokaa, Thursday. “The man was last seen wearing a red long-sleeve shirt with camouflage pants and a black backpack. He was with a friend harvesting Opihi,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Alvin Seguin, a Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of mariner off Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of mariner off Hawaii
An MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy conducted a medevac of an injured mariner 431 miles off Hilo, Big Island, Thursday. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM-37)...

Coast Guard to repatriate remains of World War II service member

Coast Guard to repatriate remains of World War II service member
Honolulu — The Coast Guard will hold a repatriation ceremony for Lt. Thomas Crotty at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Friday, Oct. 31, 2019. Crotty is the last known, recoverable, fallen Coast Guard service member from World War II. His remains were recently identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) and will be brought back to Crotty’s hometown of Buffalo, New York, for...

Coast Guard rescues boater off Kahoolawe

Coast Guard rescues boater off Kahoolawe
A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew with a rescued boater arrive safely at Coast Guard Station Maui, Oct. 27, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shaun Farroll) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a 75-year-old boater who abandoned ship after his sailing vessel began taking on water 500 yards off Kahoolawe, Sunday. “We are always happy at the end of...

Coast Guard, Maui County partners hold annual response exercise off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui County partners hold annual response exercise off Maui
A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launch during a search and rescue exercise off Maui, Oct. 24, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Maui County Emergency Medical Services, American Medical Response, and Maui County Police Department conducted...

Coast Guard, Maui County to hold search and rescue exercise off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui County to hold search and rescue exercise off Maui
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, American Medical Response (AMR), and Maui County Police Department are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off Kapalua, Thursday. “We’ve seen similar cases to the scenario we’re...

Coast Guard medevacs injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island

Coast Guard medevacs injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew delivers a 32-year-old Latvian crewmember from a Norwegian-flagged tank vessel to awaiting emergency medical services on Oahu, Oct. 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jeff Henkel) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S. FWS) and the Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), medically...