Coast Guard searching for missing man off Oahu

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department are searching for a missing man who was swept out to sea off Yokohama Bay Sunday. “We are currently looking for a 19-year-old man who is described as 5-foot 11-inches tall and was last seen wearing black shorts,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Austin Shaw, a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Island near Honokaa, Thursday. “The man was last seen wearing a red long-sleeve shirt with camouflage pants and a black backpack. He was with a friend harvesting Opihi,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Alvin Seguin, a Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Honolulu

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Honolulu
A Coast Guard crew member assesses a portion of the impacted areas after an oil discharge from vessel Kamokuiki at Pier 19 in Honolulu, Nov. 07, 2019. ( U.S. Coast Guard courtesy of Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge near Pier 19 in Honolulu, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a report from the master of the vessel Kamokuiki,...

Coast Guard rescues boater off Kahoolawe

Coast Guard rescues boater off Kahoolawe
A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew with a rescued boater arrive safely at Coast Guard Station Maui, Oct. 27, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shaun Farroll) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a 75-year-old boater who abandoned ship after his sailing vessel began taking on water 500 yards off Kahoolawe, Sunday. “We are always happy at the end of...

Coast Guard, Maui County partners hold annual response exercise off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui County partners hold annual response exercise off Maui
A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launch during a search and rescue exercise off Maui, Oct. 24, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Maui County Emergency Medical Services, American Medical Response, and Maui County Police Department conducted...

Coast Guard, Maui County to hold search and rescue exercise off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui County to hold search and rescue exercise off Maui
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, American Medical Response (AMR), and Maui County Police Department are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off Kapalua, Thursday. “We’ve seen similar cases to the scenario we’re...

Motor vessel connected to U.S. sanctions violations departs American Samoa

Motor vessel connected to U.S. sanctions violations departs American Samoa
HONOLULU — Following a five-month stay in the port of Pago Pago, American Samoa, the 580-foot motor vessel Wise Honest, a 17,061-ton, single-hull bulk carrier ship connected to U.S. sanctions violations departed under tow Monday. This action comes after an investigation by the Department of Justice and the sale of the ship in a Southern District of New York Federal Court-directed auction. The Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui

Coast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued three divers who lost contact with their vessel and became stranded approximately 30 miles northeast of Kahului, Maui, Monday. “These were seasoned divers who became lost after diving for an extended amount of time,” said Lt. Megan Bowis, command center...

Coast Guard continues response to Miss Emma fire, vessel sunk

Coast Guard continues response to Miss Emma fire, vessel sunk
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point aircrews and Coast Guard surface assets respond to a vessel fire aboard Miss Emma about 8 miles off Ko’Olina, Oahu, Sept. 17, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Brandon Horacek) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continues to respond to an incident aboard the commercial fishing vessel Miss Emma off Oahu, Wednesday. “We’re pleased there was no loss of...