Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry Completes Patrol in South Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry Completes Patrol in South Pacific
Crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry pose before conducting COVID-19 PPE Offload in Kiritimati, Kiribati.(Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry) HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew returned to homeport in Honolulu Tuesday following a 38-day expeditionary patrol enforcing international living marine resources treaties and conducting joint operations with...

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry conducts shiprider boardings in Samoa

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry conducts shiprider boardings in Samoa
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), a 154-foot Fast Response Cutter homeported in Honolulu, patrolled the Independent State of Samoa’s exclusive economic zone while partnering with Samoan Maritime Police and Fisheries Officers; they executed four safety and living marine resources boardings on Samoan and foreign flagged fishing vessels in Samoan waters, identifying six violations. During...

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry Delivers Water to Kiritimati Island

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry Delivers Water to Kiritimati Island
The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew conducts a potable water offload while moored up at Kiritmati Island, Kiribati, July 8, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the USCGC Oliver Berry) Honolulu, HI – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew provided assistance to Kiritimati Island, Kiribati, following their extreme drought, July 8, 2022. The U.S. Coast Guard provided much needed assistance...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer off Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing 41-year-old male surfer off Rock Quarry Beach, Thursday evening. “A total of 40 searches were conducted covering 631 square miles totaling 95 hours of active searching,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Hoek, a search and rescue coordinator at Sector Honolulu. “We have suspended the search pending any new information,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for Matthew Preziose off Lumaha’i Beach, Tuesday. Preziose, 26-years-old, remains missing. The active search has been suspended pending further information. “During this case our crews have worked closely with the Kauai Fire Department, Kauai Ocean Safety,...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing surfer off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners search for missing surfer off Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and Kauai first responders are searching for a missing 41-year-old male surfer off Rock Quarry Beach, Tuesday. The surfer was last seen wearing camo shorts and waterway users are requested to keep a sharp lookout for signs of distress and report any information to the Sector Honolulu command center at 808-842-2600. At 7:45, p.m., Monday, Sector Honolulu watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing swimmer off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing swimmer off Kauai
The Coast Guard and Kauai County first responders continue to search for a 26-year-old missing swimmer off Lumaha’i Beach, Kauai, March 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Kauai) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Kauai County first responders continue to search for a 26-year-old missing swimmer off Lumaha’i Beach, Monday. The male swimmer is described as wearing dark-blue...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 mariners off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 mariners off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke ClaytonHONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued two mariners aboard a disabled watercraft off Peahi, Thursday. The disabled watercraft was located by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew who vectored in a Maui County Fire Boat to tow the mariners back to shore. At...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns to homeport

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returns to homeport
The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) and the USS Tulsa (LCS 16) conduct a passing exercise in the Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball) JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Kimball returned to homeport in Honolulu, Hawaii Thursday following a 66-day patrol in the Bering and Chukchi Seas. The crew traveled nearly 13,000 nautical miles...