Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Maui, August 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Monday. MCFD Jet ski operators recovered the paddler with no injuries or medical concerns reported...

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, Maui County Fire department searching for missing spearfisher off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui County Fire department searching for missing spearfisher off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department are searching for a spearfisher Saturday off Paia. Missing is Scot Williams, a 53-years-old male last seen wearing dark board shorts. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off island of Hawaii

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off island of Hawaii
Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews rescued a kayaker beset by weather six miles off South Point, July 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball) HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews rescued a kayaker beset by weather 6 miles off South Point, Monday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) recovered the kayaker...

Coast Guard removes restrictions on all State of Hawaii ports

Coast Guard removes restrictions on all State of Hawaii ports
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port lifted all remaining restrictions on commercial ports in the State of Hawaii following Hurricane Douglas, Monday. As of 5 a.m., Hurricane Douglas was moving away from the main Hawaiian Islands. A hurricane warning remains for portions of the Papahanumokuakea Marine National Monument. All ports on the main Hawaiian Islands have returned to condition Hurricane...

Coast Guard, State agencies partner to protect marine life around Hawaii Island

Coast Guard, State agencies partner to protect marine life around Hawaii Island
Coast Guard and NOAA Office of Law Enforcement crews aboard a Coast Guard Cutter William Hart small boat patrol off Hawaii Island in June 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by cutter William Hart) HONOLULU — Coast Guard and NOAA Office of Law Enforcement crews conducted joint patrols under Operation Nemo in the vicinity of Hawaii Island June 16 to 26. During the 10-day enforcement operation, crews visited...

Coast Guard continues to investigate the loss of 21 cargo containers from barge

Coast Guard continues to investigate the loss of 21 cargo containers from barge
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continues to investigate the loss of 21 cargo containers from the barge Ho Omaka Hou and monitor response operations in Hawaii, Tuesday. All cargo was successfully removed from the barge over the weekend, and it returned safely to Honolulu Monday, where a further damage assessment is being conducted. Of the 21 missing containers, 12 remain unlocated. One was initially located...

Coast Guard, continues response to containers lost off Hilo, Hawaii

Coast Guard, continues response to containers lost off Hilo, Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a report of containers lost from the barge Ho Omaka Hou inbound to Hilo Harbor on Monday. A Cates Marine salvage team hired by the shipping company continues to search for and locate missing containers. Two containers have been successfully towed and secured in Hilo Harbor. Another two containers are located and marked. Cates Marine personnel...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Hawaii Island
An Air Station Barber Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew searches the coast of Hawaii Island  June 13, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Jack Sauve) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing fisherman two and a half miles northeast of Punaluu Beach on Hawaii Island. “We are currently searching for Mark Lowery, 47 years-old, who was camping with...