Coast Guard reopens ports on Big Island of Hawaii after Tropical Storm Lane

Coast Guard reopens ports on Big Island of Hawaii after Tropical Storm Lane
A Coast Guard small boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry doing a port assessment of the port of Hilo, Hawaii, Aug. 24, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sydney Niemi) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened the Hilo Harbor and Kawaihae Harbor ports on the Big Island as of 3 p.m. Friday following the passing of Tropical Storm Lane and thorough port...

Coast Guard commissions Hawaii’s second Sentinel-class cutter

Coast Guard commissions Hawaii's second Sentinel-class cutter
The plankowners of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) man the rails during the commissioning ceremony on Base Honolulu, March 9, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126), Hawaii’s second Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Friday. Vice...

Hawaii receives second Sentinel-class Coast Guard cutter

Hawaii receives second Sentinel-class Coast Guard cutter
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak arrive at their new homeport of Honolulu Feb. 4, 2018, following a 42-day transit from Key West, Florida, where the cutter was delivered.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) arrived in Honolulu Sunday becoming the second of three 154-foot fast response cutters...