Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing swimmer off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing swimmer off Kauai
The Coast Guard and Kauai County first responders continue to search for a 26-year-old missing swimmer off Lumaha’i Beach, Kauai, March 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Kauai) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Kauai County first responders continue to search for a 26-year-old missing swimmer off Lumaha’i Beach, Monday. The male swimmer is described as wearing dark-blue...

Coast Guard medevacs contractor from Wake Island

Coast Guard medevacs contractor from Wake Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew medevaced a 56-year-old contractor from Wake Island to Hawaii, Monday. The contractor was suffering from symptoms of a bacterial infection and was transported to awaiting emergency medical services on Oahu. He was reported...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Palmyra Atoll

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Palmyra Atoll
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted a medevac for a 57-year-old South Korean mariner from Palmyra Atoll, Thursday. The mariner was suffering abdominal pains and was flown to Hawaii where he was transferred by ambulance to Pali Momi Medical Center for...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 mariners off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 mariners off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke ClaytonHONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued two mariners aboard a disabled watercraft off Peahi, Thursday. The disabled watercraft was located by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew who vectored in a Maui County Fire Boat to tow the mariners back to shore. At...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing freediver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing freediver off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Monday for a missing 46-year-old man last seen south of Honokohau Harbor. “A total of 29 searches were conducted covering 658 square miles totaling 29.34 hours of active searching,” said Petty Officer 1st Class James Shaw, a search and rescue planner at Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Friday for a missing 62-year-old man last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach. “With multiple agencies involved in the search, we covered 537 square miles over the course of 75 hours and conducted 29 total searches,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Soren Johansson,...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Graham) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday. The snorkeler was...

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement

Coast Guard supports Republic of Palau with exclusive economic zone enforcement
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter KimballSANTA RITA, Guam — Last week, the Coast Guard responded to a request from the Republic of Palau to assist with locating the Chinese flagged research vessel Da Yang Hao and observe its activity. The 4,600-ton vessel entered Palau’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Nov. 29. On Nov. 30, Joint Rescue...

Coast Guard holds annual search and rescue exercise off Maui

Coast Guard holds annual search and rescue exercise off Maui
The Coast Guard and their Maui County partners conduct a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off Maui, Hawaii, Dec. 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Maui County Police Department, Maui County Emergency Medical Services, American Medical Response, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services conducted a search...