Coast Guard, State agencies partner to protect marine life around Hawaii Island

Coast Guard, State agencies partner to protect marine life around Hawaii Island
Coast Guard and NOAA Office of Law Enforcement crews aboard a Coast Guard Cutter William Hart small boat patrol off Hawaii Island in June 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by cutter William Hart) HONOLULU — Coast Guard and NOAA Office of Law Enforcement crews conducted joint patrols under Operation Nemo in the vicinity of Hawaii Island June 16 to 26. During the 10-day enforcement operation, crews visited...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Hawaii Island
An Air Station Barber Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew searches the coast of Hawaii Island  June 13, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jack Sauve) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing fisherman two and a half miles northeast of Punaluu Beach on Hawaii Island. “We are currently searching for Mark Lowery, 47 years-old, who was camping with...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended their active search off Hawaii Island for Malcolm Davis, 20-years-old, Thursday evening. “We extend our deepest condolences to Malcolm’s family and anyone affected by this tragedy,” said Cmdr. Ben Gates, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Deputy Commander. “Working with the Hawaii County Fire Department, Navy, and Maui Fire Department our...

Coast Guard continues search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
File photo of 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) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and Hawaii Fire Department continue to search for missing free diver Malcolm Davis off Mahukona. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron...

Coast Guard searching for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard searching for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 20-year-old male free diver off Mahukona. “We are currently looking for Malcolm Davis, last seen wearing white board shorts and black fins,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Austin Shaw, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander....

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for the overdue private sailing vessel SS Chuckahui Kai between Oahu and Maui. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules plane, the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316), and a...

Coast Guard, Australia to begin officer exchange program

Coast Guard, Australia to begin officer exchange program
Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander, Coast Guard 14th District, and Mr. Kingsley Woodford-Smith, the assistant commissioner, Australian Boarder Force, virtually sign a memorandum of agreement creating a system of mutual officer exchange, April 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The United States Coast Guard and the Australian Department of Home Affairs...

Coast Guard, partners, wrap up successful Op Rai Balang 2020

Coast Guard, partners, wrap up successful Op Rai Balang 2020
A boarding team from the USCGC Sequoia approaches a Taiwanese fishing vessel in the Pacific Ocean, March 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by USCGC Sequoia) HONOLULU — The United States and international partners successfully concluded the Pacific Island Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) surveillance operation in the Pacific, March 27. Op Rai Balang is an FFA operation designed to combat illegal, unreported,...

Coast Guard, HFD, HPD respond to grounded vessel off Haleiwa Harbor

Coast Guard, HFD, HPD respond to grounded vessel off Haleiwa Harbor
The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Honolulu Police Department respond to a report of a 21-foot powerboat grounded off Haleiwa Harbor, April 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Laura Hadley) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Honolulu Police Department responded to a report of a 21-foot powerboat grounded off Haleiwa Harbor, Thursday morning. “The...