Coast Guard searching for suspected missing person off Kauai

Coast Guard searching for suspected missing person off Kauai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire and Ocean Safety are searching for Vladimir Sukhoparov, 58, off of the Kauai Beach Resort, Lihue, Sunday. “Mr. Sukhoparov was last seen on a run wearing black swim trunks,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Leoan Concepcion, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander....

Coast Guard, local partners save 5 from capsized vessel off Kaneohe

Coast Guard, local partners save 5 from capsized vessel off Kaneohe
Five people are safe on shore after their 14-foot vessel capsized off Kaneohe, Oahu, Wednesday.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Morgan Tyler) HONOLULU — Five people are safe on shore after their 14-foot recreational vessel capsized off Kaneohe, Wednesday. Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services personnel launched and were the first on scene along with Waterfront Operations crews from...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel off Wailea, Maui

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel off Wailea, Maui
Seven people are safe on shore after their 30-foot recreational vessel starting taking on water and capsized about 200 yards off Wailea, Maui, June 17, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Seven people are safe on shore after their 30-foot recreational vessel starting taking on water and capsized about 200 yards off Wailea, Maui, Monday. Pollution responders are on scene assessing the...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift dive float off Kanaha Beach Park

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift dive float off Kanaha Beach Park
An adrift dive float found about 30 yards off Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, June 15, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift dive float found about 30 yards off Kanaha Beach Park, Maui, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast notice to mariners...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to sailing vessel aground off Magic Island

Coast Guard, local partners respond to sailing vessel aground off Magic Island
A 32-foot sailing vessel sits aground off Magic Island in Honolulu, June 13, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a 32-foot sailing vessel grounded off Magic Island, Thursday. Pollution responders are on scene assessing the area. There is a maximum potential fuel load of 27 gallons of diesel aboard. A slight sheen was reported but is expected...

Coast Guard, Honolulu emergency services respond to capsized vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu emergency services respond to capsized vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — Crews from the Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Ocean Safety worked together to rescue a boater after their 15-foot recreational vessel capsized off Ko’Olina, Friday. Ocean Safety Jet ski operators rescued the boater and recovered the vessel, bringing the boater to the Barbers Point...

New commander at helm of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu

New commander at helm of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu
Capt. Arex Avanni (left), commander, Sector Honolulu, relieved Capt. Michael Long (right) during a change of command ceremony presided over by Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday (center) at Base Honolulu, May 24, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West/Released HONOLULU — The Coast Guard welcomed a new commander at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, Friday, as Capt. Arex Avanni assumed...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners off Diamond Head, Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners off Diamond Head, Oahu
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew stands with two survivors following their rescue off Honolulu, May 4, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews rescued two mariners about nine miles southeast of Diamond Head, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located the two men in the water holding onto the hull of their 19-foot recreational vessel, Smooth C’s. The aircrew...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing captain off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs fishing captain off Oahu
The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a fishing captain off his boat 55-miles northeast of Oahu, May 2, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a fishing captain off his boat 55-miles northeast of Oahu, Thursday. “Cases like these are a great example of how our crews, both air and surface, work together with the common goal of assisting mariners,”...