Coast Guard continues search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and Hawaii Fire Department continue to search for missing free diver Malcolm Davis off Mahukona. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron...

Coast Guard searching for missing free diver off Hawaii Island

Coast Guard searching for missing free diver off Hawaii Island
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 20-year-old male free diver off Mahukona. “We are currently looking for Malcolm Davis, last seen wearing white board shorts and black fins,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Austin Shaw, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander....

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailboat off Hawaii
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for the overdue private sailing vessel SS Chuckahui Kai between Oahu and Maui. Crews aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules plane, the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake (WPB 87316), and a...

Coast Guard, NOAA, USACE, HI-DOT sign MOU for harbor assessments

Coast Guard, NOAA, USACE, HI-DOT sign MOU for harbor assessments
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office of Coast Survey, State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, and United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding maritime emergency harbor assessments within federal waterways in Hawaii. This agreement means the partners can work more efficiently and effectively...

Coast Guard reunites surfboard with owner on Oahu

Coast Guard reunites surfboard with owner on Oahu
Service members from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu reunite an owner with his surfboard at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, June 3, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — A surfboard was reunited with its owner, Lance Blake, at Coast Guard Base Honolulu after being found adrift off Honolulu Harbor, Wednesday. The reunion was possible because Blake contacted Sector...

Sector Honolulu highlights waterways safety for National Safe Boating Week

Sector Honolulu highlights waterways safety for National Safe Boating Week
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard takes the middle of May each year to remind boaters of safety as they take to the water, which is no less important in the Pacific. Officially National Safe Boating Week is Saturday, May 16, through Friday, May 22, this year. It dates back to 1949, when Mr. Steve Sadowski, a Coast Guard Auxiliarist, helped organize a Courtesy Marine Examination (now termed Vessel Safety...

Coast Guard seeks help to identify owner of paddle board

Coast Guard seeks help to identify owner of paddle board
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a stand-up paddle board found on Bellows Beach near the high tide mark, May 14, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a stand-up paddle board found on Bellows Beach near the high tide mark, Thursday. Anyone with information helping to identify...

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department successfully medevac boater off Kauai

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department successfully medevac boater off Kauai
A Station Kauai 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew member stands tow watch as they tow the sailing vessel Isis back to Kauai, Hawaii, May 7, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Hogan) HONOLULU —The Coast Guard and Kauai Fire Department assisted a 70-year-old boater who was suffering symptoms of severe seasickness onboard the 32-foot recreational sailing vessel Isis 18...

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift kayak off Big Island

Coast Guard seeks help identifying owner of adrift kayak off Big Island
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a green, two-person kayak found adrift off the Kohala Waterfront, Hawaii Island, April 26, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of a green, two-person kayak found adrift off the Kohala Waterfront, Hawaii Island,...