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...

Coast Guard medevacs citizen of India from tanker offshore Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs citizen of India from tanker offshore Oahu
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point lowers a rescue swimmer onto an oil tanker 14 miles south of Oahu, Aug. 10, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Ron Green/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old citizen of India from an oil tanker 12 miles south of Oahu, Wednesday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers...

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor vessel off of Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor vessel off of Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 37-year-old Filipino man experiencing severe abdominal pain while aboard the motor vessel Bunga Kasturi Enam, approximately 34 miles north of Oahu, Tuesday. At approximately 6 a.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point successfully hoisted the man and transported him to Queen’s Medical Center in stable condition. At...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard in the Pacific

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard in the Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search Thursday for the master of the 622-foot freight ship Toscana reported overboard approximately 60 miles east of Wake Island. “We have exhausted all available resources in our efforts, but pending further developments, we have decided to suspend the active search,” said Michael Cobb, command duty officer at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination...

Coast Guard conducts search for man overboard in Pacific

Coast Guard conducts search for man overboard in Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for the master of a freight ship reported overboard approximately 60 miles east of Wake Island Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center were notified at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday, regarding a 49-year-old male Polish national who was reported overboard from the 622-foot freighter Toscana. The master was last seen at approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard crewmember of container ship

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard crewmember of container ship
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday for a Japanese crewmember reported overboard from the container ship Hercules Highway, approximately 805 miles northeast of Oahu. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center were notified at approximately 8:23 a.m., Monday regarding the 23-year-old male who was reported overboard from the container ship Hercules Highway. The...

Coast Guard conducting search for man overboard in Eastern Pacific

Coast Guard conducting search for man overboard in Eastern Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a male crewmember reported overboard from a container ship approximately 805 miles northeast of Oahu, Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center were notified at approximately 8:23 a.m., regarding a 23-year-old male Japanese national who was reported overboard from the container ship Hercules Highway. The crewmember was last...

Coast Guard assists with rescue of 28 Taiwanese mariners

Coast Guard assists with rescue of 28 Taiwanese mariners
HONOLULU — An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew out of Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, assisted with the rescue of 28 people from a burning 150-foot fishing vessel approximately 1,400 miles north of French Frigate Shoals, Saturday. The Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Honolulu was contacted by Rescue Coordination Center Taipei, Taiwan, stating that they had been contacted...