U.S. Coast Guardsmen, Auxiliary join Molokai residents for Native Hawaiian festival

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael De Nyse KAUNAKAKAI, Hawaii – U.S. Coast Guardsmen from units on Kauai and Maui partnered with local Coast Guard Auxiliarists on Molokai to celebrate giving gifts to the “alii” (the ruling chief) and compete in team games during a Native Hawaiian festival featuring ancient ceremonies, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2010. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department crews searching for missing boater near Kailua, Kona

HONOLULU — U.S. Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews are searching for a possible missing person in the water near Kailua, Kona on the Big Island.

Coast Guard search for missing fisherman continues in deteriorating weather

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard continues a search for Devin Johnson, a 23-year-old fisherman last seen early Friday morning approximately 60 miles west of the Big Island.

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off the Big Island

HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard continues the search for Devon Johnson, a 25-year-old fisherman last seen early Friday morning before he went overboard approximately 60 miles west of the Big Island. Search patterns have been planned for assets through tonight into Saturday morning.

Coast Guard searching for fisherman who went overboard off Hawaii’s Big Island

HONOLULU — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a fisherman who went missing approximately 60 miles west of the Big Island Friday.

Hilo-based U.S. Coast Guard cutter back to port after six month drydock

HONOLULU — The crew of the U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Kiska returned to home port in Hilo last weekend after nearly six months in dry dock at the Marisco Shipyard in Kapolei. Yesterday, the crew welcomed state and county partners for an open house.

Coast Guard Cutter Kiska crew rescues missing jet skier

HONOLULU — A Coast Guard patrol boat crew rescued a missing jet skier approximately four nautical miles south of Koko Head Thursday at about 10:20 p.m. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska, a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Hilo, located the jet skier, Gerald Lum, after they noticed a faint light emitting from Lum’s flashlight. The Kiska crew is transporting Lum to Integrated...