Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 5 Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search at noon Monday for five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. “A decision to suspend searching without finding survivors is extremely difficult given the depth of its impact and I know I speak for the entire Coast Guard...

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka’ena Point

Responders continue search Sunday for missing Army aviators off Ka'ena Point
Coast Guard Cutter Walnut file photo by Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night Saturday and are continuing the search Sunday for the five Army aviators who went missing Tuesday night approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB 1349)...

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for missing Army aviators off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island file photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Responders searched throughout the night and are continuing the search Saturday for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point. Searching are: * Coast Guard Cutter Walnut (WLB 205) and crew from Honolulu * Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai
Honolulu – The Coast Guard suspended the active search at sunset, Wednesday, for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make, especially when we aren’t able to bring closure to the family,” said Charles Turner, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends and...

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel off of Kauai

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel off of Kauai
The Coast Guard rescued a 56-year-old man after his 24-foot fishing vessel capsized approximately 12 miles west of Kikiaola Harbor, Kauai, Sept. 1, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a 56-year-old man after his 24-foot fishing vessel capsized approximately 12 miles west of Kikiaola Harbor, Kauai, Thursday. The man was safely hoisted into an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends active search for 3 fishermen off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends active search for 3 fishermen off Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Thursday for 3 fishermen who went missing when their vessel capsized off the North Shore of Oahu, Sunday. Jensen Loo, Clint Oshima and Derek Tomas remain missing. “To suspend an active search and rescue case without definitive resolution is one of the most difficult decisions to make,” said Capt. Michael Long, commander, Coast...

Search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu’s North Shore continues

Search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu's North Shore continues
HONOLULU — Responders continued the search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu’s North Shore, Wednesday. Searching are crews aboard a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, a Marine Corps UH-1Y helicopter, the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Kauai. The search area now extends as far west as Kauai and north...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from capsized vessel near Port Allen, Kauai

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters from capsized vessel near Port Allen, Kauai
The Coast Guard rescued three people hanging onto their capsized 14-foot capsized recreational vessel in the vicinity of Port Allen, Kauai, May 8, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters hanging onto their capsized 14-foot capsized recreational vessel in the vicinity of Port Allen, Kauai, Sunday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard completes all temporary moves of navigation aids in Hawaiian harbors

Coast Guard completes all temporary moves of navigation aids in Hawaiian harbors
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard completed all temporary moves of aids to navigation in four of the main Hawaiian Islands commercial harbors Saturday, assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with dredging operations. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons conducted maintenance dredging in March and April starting in Nawiliwili, and then at Kalaeloa (Barbers Point), Hilo,...