Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department rescue swimmer off Big Island

Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department rescue swimmer off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews rescued a swimmer suffering from a medical emergency in Maihi Bay, Friday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124) successfully pulled the afflicted swimmer out of the water and brought him to awaiting emergency services at Keauhou...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman off Maui
An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Maui, Oct. 10, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 62-year-old mariner off a fishing vessel 82-miles north of Kahului, Wednesday. “Our trained crews and hoist-capable aircraft...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying kayak owner near Kama’ole beach park, Maui

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying kayak owner near Kama'ole beach park, Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift kayak found in the shore break off Kama’ole beach park in Kihei, Maui, Sunday. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift kayak found in the shore break off Kama’ole beach park 1 in Kihei, Maui, Sunday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists crews of capsized canoe and catamaran off Maui

Coast Guard assists crews of capsized canoe and catamaran off Maui
A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew responds to a capsized Catamaran off Maui, Sept. 6, 2018. The RB-M was able to recover the crew and transport them back to Lahaina, Maui. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jake Schlereth) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a capsized canoe a mile off Keawakapu Beach, Maui, Thursday night. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot...

Coast Guard, Hawaii County hold successful search and rescue exercise off Hilo

Coast Guard, Hawaii County hold successful search and rescue exercise off Hilo
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department, and Hawaii County Police Department conducted a successful joint Search and Rescue Exercise off Hilo, Hawaii, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The SAREX took place over two days with a meeting between agency leaders to discuss planning and review of each other’s capabilities...

Coast Guard, Hawaii County to hold Search and Rescue exercise off Hilo

Coast Guard, Hawaii County to hold Search and Rescue exercise off Hilo
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department, Hawaii County Police Department and Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in the vicinity of Hilo Tuesday and Wednesday. ”The purpose is to continue building and improving operational cohesion between other agencies...

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands
A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew responds to a surfer in distress off Maui, Aug. 4, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Maui) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners responded to several cases through the weekend in the Main Hawaiian Islands. Responders from Maui, Oahu, and Canada ensured the safety of four mariners in three separate cases. Coast Guard Station Maui,...

Coast Guard, Royal Australian Navy assist sailing crew in distress off Oahu

Coast Guard, Royal Australian Navy assist sailing crew in distress off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Royal Australian navy responded to a distress call from the crew of a demasted sailing vessel off Makapu’u Point, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew towed the vessel to Kaneohe Bay. There were four boaters aboard the sailboat, and there are no reports of injuries. At...

Coast Guard, Navy respond to boat grounding off Niihau Island

Coast Guard, Navy respond to boat grounding off Niihau Island
An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4 flies near the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew Granito) HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy responded Friday to a vessel in distress on the northern side of Niihau Island. A Coast Guard...