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 medevacs fishing captain off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs fishing captain off Oahu
The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a fishing captain off his boat 55-miles northeast of Oahu, May 2, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a fishing captain off his boat 55-miles northeast of Oahu, Thursday. “Cases like these are a great example of how our crews, both air and surface, work together with the common goal of assisting mariners,”...

Joint Interagency mass rescue exercise conducted successfully on Kauai

Joint Interagency mass rescue exercise conducted successfully on Kauai
Two 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crews await further instructions in Hanamaulu Bay, Hawaii, April 26, 2019, during a mass rescue exercise.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) LIHUE, Hawaii — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, HDOT Airports Division, HDOT Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Section, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Kauai Police Department, American Medical...

Interagency mass rescue exercise to take place on Kauai Friday

Interagency mass rescue exercise to take place on Kauai Friday
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, HDOT Airports Division, HDOT Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Section, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Kauai Police Department, American Medical Response, and Wilcox Medical Center are scheduled to conduct a full-scale mass rescue exercise Friday, April 26,...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for missing mariner off Oahu

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for missing mariner off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a mariner who fell overboard 24 miles south of Oahu, Sunday. Multiple air and surface Coast Guard crews are searching with assistance from three good Samaritan crews. Servicemembers from Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 have also been requested. Sector...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department locate missing kayaker off Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department locate missing kayaker off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu County Fire Department located a 56-year-old male kayaker who went missing near Haleiwa Beach Park, Monday evening. The missing kayaker had made his way to shore after becoming separated from his friend. Good Samaritans reported seeing a kayaker leaving the water who matched...

Coast Guard patrols South Pacific in support of international fisheries

Coast Guard patrols South Pacific in support of international fisheries
A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) approach a fishing vessel on the high seas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Mellon) HONOLULU — Following a stop in Fiji in late January, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) continues their South Pacific patrol in support of counter-Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported fishing and global security missions. The...

Coast Guard, Honolulu City and County complete successful response exercise off Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu City and County complete successful response exercise off Oahu
Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll, executive officer, Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry describes the cutter’s capabilities to members of the Honolulu Fire Department, during a resource sharing event at Base Honolulu Nov. 28, 2018e. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Honolulu Fire Department, Honolulu Police Department,...