Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu County Fire Department and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Rescue are searching for a 51-year-old freediver off the Reef Runway in Ke’ehi Lagoon, Tuesday. The male diver is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall, 220 pounds, and was last seen wearing dive gear. Anyone with information...

Coast Guard suspends search of missing mariner off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search of missing mariner off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing mariner who fell overboard approximately 150-miles southeast of Big Island, Friday evening. The mariner, a Republic of Kiribati native, remains missing. “Our crews and partners worked diligently, but unfortunately there has been no sign...

Coast Guard rescues swimmer off Kauai

Coast Guard rescues swimmer off Kauai
Coast Guard Station Kauai 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charly Hengen. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a swimmer who was swept out to sea off Ninini Beach, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Kauai 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew retrieved the swimmer and brought him to shore. There were no injuries reported. “This case is a good example of how important the...

Coast Guard oversees clean-up of sunken vessel in Hawaii Kai

Coast Guard oversees clean-up of sunken vessel in Hawaii Kai
Coast Guard pollution response teams working with the State of Hawaii and responsible party in the removal of a recreational vessel that sank in Honolulu, Oct. 26, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard curtesy photo) HONOLULU — A Coast Guard pollution response team is working with the State of Hawaii and responsible party in the removal of a recreational vessel that sank in Hawaii Kai Saturday night. “The...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from overturned vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from overturned vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued three mariners from an overturned vessel off the south of Oahu, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) Honolulu — Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued three mariners from an overturned vessel off the south of Oahu, Friday. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and Ocean Safety Jet Ski...

Coast Guard rescues 6 mariners from disabled vessel off Manele Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 6 mariners from disabled vessel off Manele Harbor
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued six mariners from a disabled 24-foot recreational vessel 1.5 miles off Manele Harbor, Wednesday. A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed the vessel to Station Maui. No injuries were reported. “We are grateful to the good Samaritan who notified...

Coast Guard locates missing kayakers off Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard locates missing kayakers off Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — The Coast Guard found two overdue kayakers off Punalu’u Beach, Thursday. An Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircrew located the kayakers and air dropped a message block to make contact. The kayakers confirmed they did not need Coast Guard assistance and were not in...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayakers off Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard searching for missing kayakers off Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue kayakers off Punalu’u Beach, Hawaii. The two kayakers, one male and one female, were last seen leaving in a yellow two-person kayak at approximately 3:00 p.m. They are reported to both be approximately 50 years-old and wearing yellow personal flotation devices. Anyone...

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...