Coast Guard Sector Honolulu holds change of command

Coast Guard Sector Honolulu holds change of command
Capt. Kirksey (right), relieves Capt. Avanni (left) as commander of Sector Honolulu while Rear Adm. Michael Day (middle), commander, U.S. Coast Guard Fourteenth District, presides during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, June 21, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Graham) HONOLULU — Coast Guard Sector Honolulu held a change of command ceremony...

Coast Guard rescues mariner off Oahu before vessel capsizes

Coast Guard rescues mariner off Oahu before vessel capsizes
A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point aircrew rescues a mariner moments before his disabled vessel capsizes off Oahu, Hawaii, June 11, 2022.  (Video capture courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner aboard a disabled vessel off Reef Runway, Saturday. The disabled vessel was located by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard hold search and rescue exercises on Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard hold search and rescue exercises on Island of Hawaii
An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew retrieves a mannequin representing the missing person during a Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) on the Island of Hawaii, May 20, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, Hawaii Fire Department, Hawaii Police Department, Ocean Safety and other responders successfully...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat off Oahu

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart assisted one mariner and two dogs aboard the disabled 32-foot sailboat Wind Rush north of Oahu, May 9, 2022.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Ian Callahan) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart assisted one mariner and two dogs aboard the disabled 32-foot sailboat Wind Rush north of Oahu, Monday. The Wind Rush was disabled...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing hiker off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing hiker off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Police Department, Ocean Safety, and Honolulu Fire Department are searching for missing hiker Chase Ingalls in the vicinity of Makapu’u Lighthouse, Monday. Ingalls is described as being 23-years-old, 6 feet, 1 inch tall, with brown hair. Anyone with information is requested to contact Coast...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners 180 miles off Hawaii

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners  180 miles off Hawaii
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Jospeh Gerczak assists four mariners aboard the disabled 38-foot sailing vessel Shyska 180 nautical miles off Hawaii Island, April 13, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak assisted four mariners aboard the disabled 38-foot sailing vessel Shyska 180 nautical miles...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing surfer off Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing 41-year-old male surfer off Rock Quarry Beach, Thursday evening. “A total of 40 searches were conducted covering 631 square miles totaling 95 hours of active searching,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Hoek, a search and rescue coordinator at Sector Honolulu. “We have suspended the search pending any new information,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for Matthew Preziose off Lumaha’i Beach, Tuesday. Preziose, 26-years-old, remains missing. The active search has been suspended pending further information. “During this case our crews have worked closely with the Kauai Fire Department, Kauai Ocean Safety,...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing surfer off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners search for missing surfer off Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and Kauai first responders are searching for a missing 41-year-old male surfer off Rock Quarry Beach, Tuesday. The surfer was last seen wearing camo shorts and waterway users are requested to keep a sharp lookout for signs of distress and report any information to the Sector Honolulu command center at 808-842-2600. At 7:45, p.m., Monday, Sector Honolulu watchstanders...