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 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...

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) recovers a liferaft from the fishing vessel Miss Emma about eight miles off Ko’olina, Oahu, Sept. 17, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Provost) HONOLULU — Six crew and an NOAA observer are safe following a Coast Guard rescue eight miles off Ko’Olina, Tuesday. “We are so pleased to have this crew safe in less...

Coast Guard rescues 6 aboard foundering canoe off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 6 aboard foundering canoe off Oahu
The Coast Guard, Honolulu County Fire Department and Ocean Safety first responders rescue six paddlers aboard a sinking canoe off Black Point near Diamond Head, Hawaii, Aug. 18, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Olga Davis) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Ocean Safety Lifeguard Services rescued six paddlers aboard a sinking canoe off Diamond Head, Sunday. There...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision 20 miles southeast of Oahu

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision 20 miles southeast of Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to a collision of two vessels approximately 20 miles southeast of Oahu, Wednesday. Commercial fishing vessel, Helen, reportedly collided with the Italian-flagged Liquid Propane Gas tanker, Pertusola, carrying 2,300 metric tons of propane. At 1:52 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received a report from the...

Coast Guard, partners conduct mass rescue exercise off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners conduct mass rescue exercise off Oahu
The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak takes part in a search and rescue exercise with international partners off Oahu, Hawaii, July 24, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — As part of the 8th Pacific Regional Maritime Search and Rescue workshop in Hawaii, the U.S. Coast Guard hosted a joint static display and on-the-water demonstration Wednesday on the...

Coast Guard, local partners save 5 from capsized vessel off Kaneohe

Coast Guard, local partners save 5 from capsized vessel off Kaneohe
Five people are safe on shore after their 14-foot vessel capsized off Kaneohe, Oahu, Wednesday.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Morgan Tyler) HONOLULU — Five people are safe on shore after their 14-foot recreational vessel capsized off Kaneohe, Wednesday. Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services personnel launched and were the first on scene along with Waterfront Operations crews from...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to sailing vessel aground off Magic Island

Coast Guard, local partners respond to sailing vessel aground off Magic Island
A 32-foot sailing vessel sits aground off Magic Island in Honolulu, June 13, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a 32-foot sailing vessel grounded off Magic Island, Thursday. Pollution responders are on scene assessing the area. There is a maximum potential fuel load of 27 gallons of diesel aboard. A slight sheen was reported but is expected...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners off Diamond Head, Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners off Diamond Head, Oahu
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew stands with two survivors following their rescue off Honolulu, May 4, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews rescued two mariners about nine miles southeast of Diamond Head, Saturday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located the two men in the water holding onto the hull of their 19-foot recreational vessel, Smooth C’s. The aircrew...