Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 24-year-old Massachusetts man after his body was located by Hawaii County Fire Department off Green Sand Beach, Big Island, Monday afternoon. “We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Lt. Cmdr....

Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department searching for missing freediver of Big Island

Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department searching for missing freediver of Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department crews are searching for a missing free diver off Kohala, Big Island, Tuesday. “We are currently searching for Guy Hermogila,” said Sam Gardner, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu search and rescue coordinator. “It was reported to us he was last known to be free diving...

Coast Guard, Hawaii County hold successful search and rescue exercise off Hilo

Coast Guard, Hawaii County hold successful search and rescue exercise off Hilo
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department, and Hawaii County Police Department conducted a successful joint Search and Rescue Exercise off Hilo, Hawaii, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The SAREX took place over two days with a meeting between agency leaders to discuss planning and review of each other’s capabilities...

Coast Guard, Hawaii County to hold Search and Rescue exercise off Hilo

Coast Guard, Hawaii County to hold Search and Rescue exercise off Hilo
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department, Hawaii County Police Department and Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in the vicinity of Hilo Tuesday and Wednesday. ”The purpose is to continue building and improving operational cohesion between other agencies...

Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department search for missing boater off Big Island

Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department search for missing boater off Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is supporting the Hawaii County Fire Department in the search for a missing passenger from a grounded sailboat near Kaupuleu, Hawai’i, Sunday. The Coast Guard and the Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a possible person in the water off of the Big Island, Hawaii, Jan. 3, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received...

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.

Search for Missing Cessna to Continue Into Thursday

HONOLULU (CG Public Affairs) – Rescue air crews with the U.S. Coast Guard will continue to fly patterns Wednesday afternoon and evening in hopes of locating three people aboard a sightseeing Cessna 172 last seen in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Tuesday afternoon. Also, pending developments overnight Wednesday, air crews aboard two H-65 Dolphin helicopters and two C-130 search planes are scheduled...