Coast Guard crews conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania

Coast Guard crews conclude Operation Aiga in Oceania
The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry conducts a patrol in and around American Samoa, covering 8,169 nautical miles.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the CGC Juniper) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews completed Operation Aiga, a 46-day patrol in support of the Samoan government maritime law enforcement efforts by providing patrol coverage in the Samoan and American Samoan exclusive economic zones. The...

Coast Guard patrols international waters to strengthen maritime governance

Coast Guard patrols international waters to strengthen maritime governance
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry  file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew conducted patrol operations in Samoa’s exclusive economic zone in September 2021, deepening our close partnership with Samoa and promoting resource security within the area. The Oliver Berry’s crew helped to fill the policing gap for illegal, unreported,...

Coast Guard rescues 15 mariners off Hawaii

Coast Guard rescues 15 mariners off Hawaii
Coast Guard crews rescued 15 mariners aboard the disabled 72-foot sailing vessel Lucky, 26-miles east of Makapu’u Point, Oahu, July 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews rescued 15 mariners aboard the disabled 72-foot sailing vessel Lucky, 26-miles east of Makapu’u Point, Oahu, Saturday. The Lucky was adrift due to a disabled...

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry returns from 6 week patrol in Pacific

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry returns from 6 week patrol in Pacific
The crew of the Oliver Berry travel in a round-trip patrol from Sept. 12 to Oct. 27, 2020, from Hawaii to Guam, covering a distance of approximately 9,300 miles during their journey. The crew sought to combat illegal fishing and other maritime threats across the Pacific to protect the United States and our partner’s resource security and sovereignty. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the CGC Oliver...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing spearfisher off Maui
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for William Scott Stanga off Maui, Monday evening. Stanga, 52-years-old, remains missing. “We extend our condolences to the Stanga family during this trying time” said Senior Chief Petty Officer Jason Brian, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “These types of cases are always the hardest for all involved...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended their active search off Hawaii Island for Malcolm Davis, 20-years-old, Thursday evening. “We extend our deepest condolences to Malcolm’s family and anyone affected by this tragedy,” said Cmdr. Ben Gates, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Deputy Commander. “Working with the Hawaii County Fire Department, Navy, and Maui Fire Department our...

Coast Guard continues search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and Hawaii Fire Department continue to search for missing free diver Malcolm Davis off Mahukona. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron...

Coast Guard searching for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard searching for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 20-year-old male free diver off Mahukona. “We are currently looking for Malcolm Davis, last seen wearing white board shorts and black fins,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Austin Shaw, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander....

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for the overdue private sailing vessel SS Chuckahui Kai between Oahu and Maui. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules plane, the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316), and a...