Good Samaritans successfully evacuate mariners from two sailing vessels in the Pacific

Good Samaritans successfully evacuate mariners from two sailing vessels in the Pacific
HONOLULU — Mariners from two disabled sailing vessels were rescued by good Samaritans roughly 2,000 miles southeast of Hilo on the Big Island, Thursday. The crew of the fishing vessel Azteca 5 rescued the three mariners aboard the sailing vessel Ran Tan II while the crew of the commercial car carrier Tomar rescued the two people aboard the sailing vessel Irish Eyes. “There were no reports of injuries...

Coast Guard responding to two foundering sailing vessels in the Pacific

Coast Guard responding to two foundering sailing vessels in the Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are responding to reports of two foundering sailing vessels roughly 2,000 miles southeast of Hilo on the Big Island, Thursday. The crews of the fishing vessel Azteca 5 and the commercial car carrier Tomar participating in the AMVER program, are responding to the Ran Tan II and the Irish Eyes respectively. The two sailing ships are approximately 85 miles...

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Sincerity Ace crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Sincerity Ace crewmember
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the remaining unaccounted for crewmember of the Sincerity Ace. “Following the conclusion of morning and afternoon searches by our aircraft and commercial vessels we suspended the active search. This is always a difficult decision and takes many factors into account,”...

Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sirenity Ace

Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sirenity Ace
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritans aboard two merchant vessels continued the search Tuesday for two crew from the ship Sincerity Ace following a fire 1,800 nautical miles (2,071 statute miles) northwest of Oahu. “We are thankful for the assistance the crews of these merchant...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans responding to vessel fire in Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard, good Samaritans responding to vessel fire in Pacific Ocean
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans aboard several commercial vessels are responding to a reported vessel fire on the 650-foot Sincerity Ace 1,800 nautical miles (2071 statute miles) northwest of Oahu on the high seas, Monday. “The distance involved here requires any and all available support, we thank the crews of the commercial vessels for volunteering to assist and have Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, Hawaii DMAT medevac Hilo woman to Oahu

Coast Guard, Hawaii DMAT medevac Hilo woman to Oahu
The Coast Guard, with an embarked disaster medical assistance team, conducted a medical evacuation of an ill 37-year-old woman from Hilo to Honolulu in the early morning Oct. 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Eric Ferree) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of an ill 37-year-old woman from Hilo to Honolulu early Saturday morning. “We routinely work with the state...

Coast Guard responds to flooding in vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Kauai

Coast Guard responds to flooding in vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Kauai
The Coast Guard responded to the vicinity of Hanalei Bay, April 15, 2018 to assist local authorities after the area sustained flooding and landslides due to heavy thunderstorms over the weekend.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Verdura HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted local authorities to rescue hikers in the vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Sunday after the area sustained flooding...

Woman medevaced from cruise ship Regatta off Maui

Woman medevaced from cruise ship Regatta off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 70-year-old Australian woman arrived safely to Maui Memorial Medical Center, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated from a cruise ship off Maui. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted the woman from the cruise ship Regatta and safely transported her to Kahului Airport...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Grand Princess off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 71-year-old woman from the cruise ship Grand Princess was medevaced by the Coast Guard 14 miles south of Oahu, Tuesday. At 1:35 a.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point hoisted the woman and safely delivered her in stable condition to awaiting emergency medical personnel...