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 responds to capsized vessel off Wailea, Maui

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel off Wailea, Maui
Seven people are safe on shore after their 30-foot recreational vessel starting taking on water and capsized about 200 yards off Wailea, Maui, June 17, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — Seven people are safe on shore after their 30-foot recreational vessel starting taking on water and capsized about 200 yards off Wailea, Maui, Monday. Pollution responders are on scene assessing the...

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui and Maui Fire Department responders assist in dewatering a recreational vessel, Lahaina, Maui, April 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Martine Safety Team Maui/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department assisted the crew of a 22-foot recreational vessel taking on water near Lahaina, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water off Lanai

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water off Lanai
A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew and good Samaritans respond to a catamaran after it reportedly struck a rock off Lanai, March 9, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Andrew Sprinkle) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted the crew of the 63-foot catamaran Kaulana after it reportedly struck a rock off Manele Bay, Saturday morning. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot...

Coast Guard assists NOAA in whale disentanglement off Maui

Coast Guard assists NOAA in whale disentanglement off Maui
Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Maui assist National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration members to disentangle a humpback whale off Molokini, Maui, March 6, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Sedberry) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration members in disentangling a humpback whale off Maui, Wednesday. The sub-adult...

Coast Guard conducts 2 medical evacuations in 2 days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands.

Coast Guard conducts 2 medical evacuations in 2 days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands.
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew delivers a 35-year-old man suffering from sepsis in Hilo, Hawaii, Feb. 20, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Eric Ferree) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard conducted two joint medical evacuations in last two days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands. Wednesday, the Coast Guard and Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) personnel conducted a medical transport...

Coast Guard responds to busy holiday weekend in Hawaii and the Pacific

Coast Guard responds to busy holiday weekend in Hawaii and the Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to several cases in the Hawaiian Islands, American Samoa and Guam over Presidents Day weekend. The cases range from a passenger-ferry taking on water in American Samoa to vessels in distress in Hawaii and Guam and beachgoers swept out to sea off Maui. The Coast Guard handles around 900 cases annually in the region. “Our crews are always ready to respond to any...

Coast Guard rescues three divers off Maunaloa Bay, Hawaii

Coast Guard rescues three divers off Maunaloa Bay, Hawaii
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Honolulu located and recovered the men from the water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Logan Breskin) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crewmembers rescued three divers off Maunaloa Bay, Monday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Honolulu located and recovered the men from the water and towed their disabled, 20-foot Wellcraft...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in 2 separate cases Sunday

Coast Guard rescues 4 in 2 separate cases Sunday
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews diverted from training exercises to conduct two separate rescues off Hawaii, Sunday. These events range from a medevac of a snorkeler to the rescue of passengers from a capsized vessel. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a snorkeler...