Coast Guard, partners rescue mariner off Oahu after 6-day search

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariner off Oahu after 6-day search
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — Coast Guard and partner agencies have rescued Philip Grenz, the operator of the disabled sailing vessel Epic, approximately 310-nautical miles southwest of Oahu, Friday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart rescued Grenz, last seen Sept. 2, 2021, and is currently transporting him back to Oahu. Grenz...

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing mariner off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing mariner off Kauai
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews and partners are searching for Philip Grenz, a 67 year-old male last seen departing Nawiliwili Harbor, Kauai, towards Haleiwa, Oahu, Tuesday. The mariner is operating the 42-foot sailing vessel Epic with a black-hull and teak deck. Multiple Coast Guard air and surface crews are searching with assistance...

Coast Guard rescues 15 mariners off Hawaii

Coast Guard rescues 15 mariners off Hawaii
Coast Guard crews rescued 15 mariners aboard the disabled 72-foot sailing vessel Lucky, 26-miles east of Makapu’u Point, Oahu, July 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews rescued 15 mariners aboard the disabled 72-foot sailing vessel Lucky, 26-miles east of Makapu’u Point, Oahu, Saturday. The Lucky was adrift due to a disabled...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 people from downed aircraft off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue 2 people from downed aircraft off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department rescued two people from a downed Boeing 737 inter-island transport plane 2-miles south of Kalaeloa, Friday. Both people aboard were rescued by an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and Honolulu Fire Department rescue boat and brought...

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU- Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued the “Size No Matter” overdue boater Friday 26-miles west of Ka’ena Point. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aircrew located the boater at 1:30 a.m. holding a bundle...

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners searching for overdue boater off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew WestHONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boater off Waianae. The 16-foot recreational vessel, “Size No Matter,” was last seen by another boater approximately 18 miles off shore Thursday at noon. Anyone with information regarding the boaters whereabouts is requested to contact the Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu County Fire Department and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Rescue are searching for a 51-year-old freediver off the Reef Runway in Ke’ehi Lagoon, Tuesday. The male diver is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall, 220 pounds, and was last seen wearing dive gear. Anyone with information...

Coast Guard, Australia to begin officer exchange program

Coast Guard, Australia to begin officer exchange program
Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander, Coast Guard 14th District, and Mr. Kingsley Woodford-Smith, the assistant commissioner, Australian Boarder Force, virtually sign a memorandum of agreement creating a system of mutual officer exchange, April 27, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The United States Coast Guard and the Australian Department of Home Affairs...

Coast Guard, partners working to remove aground vessel off Waikiki

Coast Guard, partners working to remove aground vessel off Waikiki
The Coast Guard, State of Hawaii, and salvors are working to remove the sailing vessel, Steady Beat, aground near Waikiki Reef Hotel, March 22, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Russ Strathern) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, State of Hawaii, and salvors are working to remove the sailing vessel, Steady Beat, aground near Waikiki Reef Hotel, Sunday. The owner’s insurance company...