Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) recovers a liferaft from the fishing vessel Miss Emma about eight miles off Ko’olina, Oahu, Sept. 17, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Provost) HONOLULU — Six crew and an NOAA observer are safe following a Coast Guard rescue eight miles off Ko’Olina, Tuesday. “We are so pleased to have this crew safe in less...

Coast Guard and partners rescue 7 people adrift for 6 days in Western Pacific

Coast Guard and partners rescue 7 people adrift for 6 days in Western Pacific
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Federated States of Micronesia Police, and good Samaritans teamed to successfully rescue seven people adrift on their 18-foot vessel for six days during a joint rescue mission near the Mortlock Islands, Chuuk State, Saturday. The...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of surfboard found off Diamond Head

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of surfboard found off Diamond Head
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a blue, 6-foot surfboard found about 100 yards off Diamond Head, Sept. 8, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a blue, 6-foot surfboard found approximately 100 yards off Diamond Head, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 8 from missing fishing vessel north of Palau

Coast Guard, partners rescue 8 from missing fishing vessel north of Palau
HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force and good Samaritans aboard the AMVER (Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System) vessel Isl Star rescued eight mariners aboard the 60-foot Indonesian-flagged fishing vessel KM Aleluya (previously reported as Hallelujar) approximately 172 miles northwest of Palau, Tuesday. “This is a great example of why teamwork is so vital to search...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 24-year-old Massachusetts man after his body was located by Hawaii County Fire Department off Green Sand Beach, Big Island, Monday afternoon. “We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Lt. Cmdr....

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Green Sand Beach, Big Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Green Sand Beach, Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy and local agencies are searching for a 24-year-old man missing off Green Sand Beach, Big Island, Sunday. “We are currently searching for a 24-year-old male who is reported to be visiting from Massachusetts,” said Charles Turner, command duty officer, Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for suspected missing person off Kauai

Coast Guard searching for suspected missing person off Kauai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire and Ocean Safety are searching for Vladimir Sukhoparov, 58, off of the Kauai Beach Resort, Lihue, Sunday. “Mr. Sukhoparov was last seen on a run wearing black swim trunks,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Leoan Concepcion, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander....

Coast Guard, local partners save 5 from capsized vessel off Kaneohe

Coast Guard, local partners save 5 from capsized vessel off Kaneohe
Five people are safe on shore after their 14-foot vessel capsized off Kaneohe, Oahu, Wednesday.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Morgan Tyler) HONOLULU — Five people are safe on shore after their 14-foot recreational vessel capsized off Kaneohe, Wednesday. Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services personnel launched and were the first on scene along with Waterfront Operations crews from...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift dive float off Kanaha Beach Park

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift dive float off Kanaha Beach Park
An adrift dive float found about 30 yards off Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, June 15, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift dive float found about 30 yards off Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast notice to mariners...