Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing swimmer off Oahu who was last seen Monday. The 24 year-old swimmer remains missing. “Since Monday our crews have worked closely with Ocean Safety, the Honolulu Fire Department and the Navy covering...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing swimmer off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners search for missing swimmer off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Ocean Safety are searching for a missing swimmer off Oahu, Tuesday. The 24 year-old male swimmer was last seen Monday wearing a black rash guard with blue and white swim trunks in the vicinity of Makapu’u Beach,...

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing mariner off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing mariner off Kauai
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews and partners are searching for Philip Grenz, a 67 year-old male last seen departing Nawiliwili Harbor, Kauai, towards Haleiwa, Oahu, Tuesday. The mariner is operating the 42-foot sailing vessel Epic with a black-hull and teak deck. Multiple Coast Guard air and surface crews are searching with assistance...

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing paddleboarder off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing paddleboarder off Maui
Maui County Fire Department Air 1 helicopter crew deployed a rescue swimmer and recovered a missing paddleboarder off Ukumehame Beach park, Friday after a Coast Guard Auxiliary aircrew located her. HONOLULU ⎼ The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a missing stand-up paddleboarder approximately 1.25 nautical miles off Ukumehame Beach park, Friday. The Maui County Fire Department Air...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 people from downed aircraft off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 people from downed aircraft off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department rescued two people from a downed Boeing 737 inter-island transport plane 2-miles south of Kalaeloa, Friday. Both people aboard were rescued by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and Honolulu Fire Department rescue boat and brought...

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU- Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued the “Size No Matter” overdue boater Friday 26-miles west of Ka’ena Point. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aircrew located the boater at 1:30 a.m. holding a bundle...

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew WestHONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater off Waianae. The 16-foot recreational vessel, “Size No Matter,” was last seen by another boater approximately 18 miles off shore Thursday at noon. Anyone with information regarding the boaters whereabouts is requested to contact the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak to increases maritime presence in Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak to increases maritime presence in Pacific
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) conducted a port call in Honolulu after completing the first stage of their expeditionary patrol in the Pacific to curtail illegal fishing and strengthen maritime law enforcement self-sufficiency with Kiribati partners. The crew of the Joseph Gerczak traveled...

Coast Guard suspends search for mariner 300-miles east of Hawaii

Coast Guard suspends search for mariner 300-miles east of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — Coast Guard watchstanders have suspended the search for the missing mariner, Phouc Nguyen, 300-miles east of Hawaii. Crews searched approximately 77 hours covering 8,821 square nautical miles, an area roughly the size of New Hampshire. At 6:30 a.m., Wednesday,...