Coast Guard assists 4 mariners 180 miles off Hawaii

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners  180 miles off Hawaii
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Jospeh Gerczak assists four mariners aboard the disabled 38-foot sailing vessel Shyska 180 nautical miles off Hawaii Island, April 13, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak assisted four mariners aboard the disabled 38-foot sailing vessel Shyska 180 nautical miles...

Coast Guard cutters conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard cutters conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper and Joseph Gerczak return to Honolulu after completing a 42-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation Aiga, March 7, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper and Joseph Gerczak returned to Honolulu after completing a 42-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation Aiga, March 7, 2022. Both crews...

Coast Guard Patrols EEZ in partnership with Samoa

Coast Guard Patrols EEZ in partnership with Samoa
Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) and USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) conducted security patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone throughout February 2022, to protect fisheries and other natural resources. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Working with the Government of Samoa, crews from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB 201) and Coast Guard...

Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard cutters begin Operation Aiga in Oceania
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper return to Honolulu after completing a 45-day patrol in Oceania in support of Operation ‘Aiga, Oct. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Juniper) HONOLULU — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Juniper (WLB 201) and Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) will aim to extend the Coast Guard’s at-sea enforcement presence in the region through...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing freediver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing freediver off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Monday for a missing 46-year-old man last seen south of Honokohau Harbor. “A total of 29 searches were conducted covering 658 square miles totaling 29.34 hours of active searching,” said Petty Officer 1st Class James Shaw, a search and rescue planner at Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing snorkeler off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Friday for a missing 62-year-old man last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach. “With multiple agencies involved in the search, we covered 537 square miles over the course of 75 hours and conducted 29 total searches,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Soren Johansson,...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing snorkeler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Graham) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County first responders are searching for a missing 62-year-old man who was last seen snorkeling off Chang’s Beach, Tuesday. The snorkeler was...

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,...