Search enters third day for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search enters third day for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo HONOLULU — Responders enter day three in the continuing search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Friday. Searching are: Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349) and crew from Base Honolulu Coast Guard...

Search enters second day for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search enters second day for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi (WPB 87364) returning to Coast Guard Base Honolulu, after searching throughout the night for five crewmembers aboard a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter off Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Aug. 17, 2017. The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349), a 110-foot patrol boat, are taking their place in the search. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Adam...

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi searching for five crewmembers aboard a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Aug. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Responders are continuing the search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Searching are: HC-130...

Coast Guard participates in Pearl Harbor 75th observance; honors survivors

Coast Guard participates in Pearl Harbor 75th observance; honors survivors
Crewmembers from various units throughout the Coast Guard 14th District greet a World War II veteran from an American airline honor flight from Los Angeles at the Honolulu International Airport, Dec. 3, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, alongside the other armed services, are observing the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor...

Coast Guard completes all temporary moves of navigation aids in Hawaiian harbors

Coast Guard completes all temporary moves of navigation aids in Hawaiian harbors
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard completed all temporary moves of aids to navigation in four of the main Hawaiian Islands commercial harbors Saturday, assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with dredging operations. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons conducted maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili, and then at Kalaeloa (Barbers Point), Hilo,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard disabled sailboat 170 miles off San Francisco

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard disabled sailboat 170 miles off San Francisco
PACIFIC OCEAN – The Coast Guard Cutter Pike  with the sailing vessel Kalani in tow. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard rescued a disabled sailboat with two people aboard 170 miles west of San Francisco Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a report Monday at 4:44 a.m. that the 53-foot sailing vessel Kalani was disabled with a broken rudder,...

Coast Guard to temporarily move navigation aids for dredging of Hawaiian harbors

Coast Guard to temporarily move navigation aids for dredging of Hawaiian harbors
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is scheduled to temporarily move aids to navigation in four of the main Hawaiian Islands commercial harbors to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with planned dredging operations beginning this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons will conduct maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili this week, and then at...

Coast Guard, Navy, local crews continue search for missing sailor

Coast Guard, Navy, local crews continue search for missing sailor
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard, U.S. Navy and local agencies, continue to search for a missing sailor off of Kaena Point, Friday. Friday’s search included the Coast Guard Cutters Walnut and Kiska as well as a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Honolulu, a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Station Kauai, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and HC-130 Hercules airplane from Air Station Barbers Point. Crews...

Coast Guard conducts oil spill response exercise near Honolulu

Coast Guard conducts oil spill response exercise near Honolulu
HONOLULU – Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Walnut, homeported in Honolulu, conducted an oil spill response exercise offshore of Oahu Wednesday. Members from the 14th District Response Advisory Team and the Coast Guard’s Deployable Operations Group worked with crewmembers aboard the cutter to test the Spilled Oil Recovery System. The exercise lasted approximately five hours. Coast...