Coast Guard, partners working to remove aground vessel off Waikiki

Coast Guard, partners working to remove aground vessel off Waikiki
The Coast Guard, State of Hawaii, and salvors are working to remove the sailing vessel, Steady Beat, aground near Waikiki Reef Hotel, March 22, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Russ Strathern) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, State of Hawaii, and salvors are working to remove the sailing vessel, Steady Beat, aground near Waikiki Reef Hotel, Sunday. The owner’s insurance company...

Coast Guard, partners respond to aground vessel off Waikiki

Coast Guard, partners respond to aground vessel off Waikiki
The Coast Guard and partners are responded to a 35-foot double-masted sailing vessel grounded off Waikiki, March 21, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners are responding to a 35-foot, double-masted sailing vessel grounded off Waikiki, Saturday evening. Pollution responders are on the scene assessing the situation and surrounding area for impacts. At this...

Coast Guard, partners complete removal of aground sailing vessel off Hilo

Coast Guard, partners complete removal of aground sailing vessel off Hilo
The grounded, 63-foot fishing vessel, Midway Island, being successfully removed from Hilo Harbor, March 17, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – The grounded, 63-foot fishing vessel Midway Island, was successfully moved from the rocks to Pier 2 within Hilo Harbor, Tuesday. Wednesday, Coast Guard contractors worked to stabilize the vessel, deploy preventative adsorbent boom around the...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of surfboard found south of Lahaina

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of surfboard found south of Lahaina
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the owner of an adrift surfboard found south of Lahaina, March 17, 2020. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the owner of an adrift surfboard found south of Lahaina, Tuesday. Anyone with information helping to identify the owner of the surfboard is requested to contact Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600....

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of kayak found off Maui

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of kayak found off Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the owner of a green, two-person kayak found a half-mile off Lahaina, Mar. 15, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owner of a green, two-person kayak found a half-mile off Lahaina, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety rescue 4 divers

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety rescue 4 divers
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescued four divers a half mile off Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Tuesday. “We often work closely with the Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services in cases such as this,” said Petty Officer 3rd...

Coast Guard seeks help to identify owner of adrift kayak off Makaha Beach Park,
 Oahu

Coast Guard seeks help to identify owner of adrift kayak off Makaha Beach Park,
 Oahu
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a kayak found a mile off Makaha Beach Park, Oahu, March 9, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a kayak found a mile off Makaha Beach Park, Oahu, Monday. Anyone with information helping to identify the owner of the kayak is requested to contact...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing fishermen off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard concludes search for missing fishermen off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has concluded the search for two fishermen presumed to have been swept off the shore of Hawaii Island on Wednesday night. James Oyama, 62, and Jay Jara, 37, remain missing. “Pending any further developments, we’ve suspended the active search for these men,” said Cmdr. Benjamin Gates,...

Coast Guard, Hawaii County searching for missing fishers off Big Island

Coast Guard, Hawaii County searching for missing fishers off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire, and Hawaii County Police are currently searching for two fishers presumed swept off the shore of the Big Island Wednesday evening. Missing are James Oyama, 63, and Jay Jara Oyama, 37. “We are working cooperatively with Hawaii County to search the area,” said Charles...