Coast Guard responds to vessel collision 20 miles southeast of Oahu

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision 20 miles southeast of Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to a collision of two vessels approximately 20 miles southeast of Oahu, Wednesday. Commercial fishing vessel, Helen, reportedly collided with the Italian-flagged Liquid Propane Gas tanker, Pertusola, carrying 2,300 metric tons of propane. At 1:52 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received a report from the...

Coast Guard searching for suspected missing person off Kauai

Coast Guard searching for suspected missing person off Kauai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire and Ocean Safety are searching for Vladimir Sukhoparov, 58, off of the Kauai Beach Resort, Lihue, Sunday. “Mr. Sukhoparov was last seen on a run wearing black swim trunks,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Leoan Concepcion, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 80 miles north of Hana, Maui, late Tuesday. “We extend our condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Petty Officer 1st Class William Cusic, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “Our crews worked diligently, but unfortunately there has been no...

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui
MH-60 Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy is searching for a fisherman overboard from a vessel 80 miles north of Hana, Sunday. “We are currently searching for a crewmember of the fishing vessel Kawaiola who reportedly fell overboard 80 miles off Maui,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Peterson, a Coast...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Big Island

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Big Island
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake tows a sailboat off Hawaii, July 29, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Elizabeth Uitdenhowen) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted a sailboat crew taking on water a mile off Kihono Bay, Sunday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake responded to the call and dewatered the 49-foot sailboat Hikoroa before towing it safely to...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 6 fishermen south of Hawaii

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 6 fishermen south of Hawaii
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, and good Samaritans rescued six fishermen from the 57-foot fishing vessel Jane, reportedly taking on water 110 miles southeast of the Big Island, Hawaii, Monday. The six fishermen were rescued by the crew of the 70-foot fishing vessel VAK 2 and are en route to Hawaii where they will be met by emergency...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai
Honolulu – The Coast Guard suspended the active search at sunset, Wednesday, for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make, especially when we aren’t able to bring closure to the family,” said Charles Turner, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends and...

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department searching for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department searching for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Kauai Fire Department are searching for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai, Tuesday. Missing is a 21-year-old woman last seen wearing a pink top and white bottoms. She is reportedly visiting from Baltimore. Anyone with information that may help locate the missing swimmer is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 people aboard possible downed aircraft off Molokai

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Sunday at sunset for a possible downed aircraft with three people aboard near Ilio Point, Molokai. “Our most heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of Michael, Whitney and John,” said Lt. Nic Iannarone, Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center command duty officer. “Suspending a search is an incredibly difficult...