Coast Guard enforces Lower Puna Safety Zone in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow

Coast Guard enforces Lower Puna Safety Zone in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); USCG File Photo HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is enforcing a Lava Entry Safety Zone for the navigable waters surrounding the Kilauea Volcano active lava flow entries into the Pacific Ocean on the southeast side of the Big Island, Hawai’i in the vicinity of the Mackenzie State Park Lower Puna region. “For...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners, responds to grounded vessel at Molokini Crater, Maui

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners, responds to grounded vessel at Molokini Crater, Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners near Molokini Crater Wednesday night and will supervise any attempted removal of their recreational sailing vessel. “We’re working closely with our partner agencies to respond to this grounding in a sensitive area off Maui. There is a small...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of kayak near Pearl Harbor

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying owner of kayak near Pearl Harbor
The  yellow and white kayak found approximately 4 miles south of Pearl Harbor, April 14, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an adrift yellow and white kayak found approximately 4 miles south of Pearl Harbor, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, and a 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Champagne Pond, Big Island

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Champagne Pond, Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in the vicinity of Champagne Ponds, Big Island, Hawai’i, Sunday. Missing is 31-year-old Logan Whitfield of Canada. Whitfield is described at 5’10”, 170 lbs, with short black hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing black swim trunks, a black...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 68-year-old woman arrived safely to Queen’s Medical Center, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated from a cruise ship off Maui. The woman was transported aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter on a 40-minute flight to Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu after sustaining...

Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui

Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — A 62-year-old woman is safely ashore after the Coast Guard rescued her off Maui early Monday morning. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui initially spotted Jill Lee at 12:45 a.m. on radar about a quarter mile offshore swimming with her kayak in tow. Moments...

Coast Guard completes pollution response efforts in American Samoa

Coast Guard completes pollution response efforts  in American Samoa
Chief Warrant Officer Bryan Anderson from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu prevention and local contractors conduct a visual assessment for any threats of pollution aboard the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 grounded about 300-yards off Leone Bay, American Samoa, Feb. 12, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of found kayak off Wailua River, Kauai

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying owner of found kayak off Wailua River, Kauai
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift green kayak found a half mile north of the mouth of the Wailua River, Kauai, Sunday.  HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift green kayak found a half mile north of the mouth of the Wailua River, Kauai, Sunday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian

Coast Guard conducts 10th annual Operation Kohola Guardian
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews conducted patrols off Maui Tuesday, in ongoing support of Operation Kohola Guardian. Operation Kohola Guardian, typically run for the first several months of the year, is a cooperative effort between state and federal agencies to reduce risk to mariners and to...