Coast Guard, Army responding to report of downed Army helicopter off Oahu

Coast Guard, Army responding to report of downed Army helicopter off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo by Petty Officer CC Clayton HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Army personnel are responding to a report of a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter with five crew aboard approximately two miles west of Kaena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department ended their search, Saturday, for a missing fisherman near the Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui. After being located by a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui recovered the man unresponsive at 9:22 a.m. approximately one mile from Pokowai Sea Arch. He was then transported to shore where...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department are searching for a missing fisherman near the Pokowai Sea Arch, Maui, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui and the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi are currently searching. Maui Fire is searching with ground crews and a rescue boat with divers...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water offshore Maui

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a man swept out to sea near Kahului, Maui. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends and loved ones effected,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Will Cusic, of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make, especially when we aren’t able to bring closure to the family.” Responders...

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department searching for person in water offshore Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department searching for person in water offshore Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department are searching for a man swept out to sea near Kahului, Maui, Tuesday. Missing is a 34-year-old Caucasian man last seen wearing dark shorts, no shirt with a shaved head. Currently searching are an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and HC-130 Hercules airplane crew, both from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Ahi...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Wednesday at sunset for the boater missing off the Big Island. Derek Liu, 52, remains missing. “Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr. Liu,” said Lt. Scott Carr, the Coast Guard 14th District public affairs officer. “We extend our thanks to our partners in the Hawaii County Fire Department and the Navy for their...

Coast Guard searching for 2 possible persons in water off Big Island

Coast Guard searching for 2 possible persons in water off Big Island
HONOLULU —The Coast Guard is searching for two possible persons in the water off of the Big Island, five miles north of Kawaihae and the Kohala district, Sunday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi have been launched to search the surrounding areas. Watchstanders from the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu command center...

Coast Guard suspends active search for 3 fishermen off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 3 fishermen off Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Thursday for 3 fishermen who went missing when their vessel capsized off the North Shore of Oahu, Sunday. Jensen Loo, Clint Oshima and Derek Tomas remain missing. “To suspend an active search and rescue case without definitive resolution is one of the most difficult decisions to make,” said Capt. Michael Long, commander, Coast...

Search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu’s North Shore continues

Search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu's North Shore continues
HONOLULU — Responders continued the search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu’s North Shore, Wednesday. Searching are crews aboard a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, a Marine Corps UH-1Y helicopter, the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Kauai. The search area now extends as far west as Kauai and north...