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 rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui

Coast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued three divers who lost contact with their vessel and became stranded approximately 30 miles northeast of Kahului, Maui, Monday. “These were seasoned divers who became lost after diving for an extended amount of time,” said Lt. Megan Bowis, command center...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for two missing men whose helicopter went down off the coast of Molokai, Monday evening. Jeremy Dossetter, 27, and Oliver Kirsch, 25, remain missing. “Making the decision to suspend a search and rescue case is incredibly difficult and is done only when we have exhausted...

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The search continued for two people aboard a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Wednesday. Missing are Jeremy Dossetter, 27-years-old and Oliver Kirsch, 25-years-old. Responding are: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); HC-130 Hercules airplane...

Search continues for missing crew from downed helicopter off Molokai

Search continues for missing crew from downed helicopter off Molokai
Graphic of search patterns from various air, land and sea assets searching for two people from a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Oct. 17, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard graphic/Released) HONOLULU — The search continues for two people from a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Monday. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from...

Coast Guard, Navy respond to downed helicopter off Molokai

Coast Guard, Navy respond to downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Navy crews responded to a report of a downed helicopter with two people aboard off the northwest side of Molokai, Monday evening. Responding were: HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ahi (WPB 87364), homeported...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Two men are safe after being rescued by the Coast Guard from their sinking vessel 35 miles east of Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Friday. The men were hoisted from their vessel by a rescue swimmer aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point and were transferred safely back to the air station. “This...

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search at noon Monday for five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. “A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact and I know I speak for the entire Coast Guard...