Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii, Maui, and Honolulu

Coast Guard sets port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii, Maui, and Honolulu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition WHISKEY for Hawaii, Maui and Honolulu Counties, Thursday. At 11 a.m., Hurricane Douglas was 1235 miles east-southeast Hilo with maximum sustained winds of 125 mph. The Captain of the Port is anticipating to set port condition WHISKEY for Kauai County Friday morning. During port condition WHISKEY, gale force winds of 39 mph are predicted...

Coast Guard, partners continue working to remove aground sailing vessel on Oahu

Coast Guard, partners continue working to remove aground sailing vessel on Oahu
Coast Guard, the State of Hawaii, and salvors are work to remove the sailing vessel Prelude aground near Kaimana Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, Feb. 12, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer 1st Russ Strathern) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, State of Hawaii, and salvors are working to remove the sailing vessel Prelude aground near Kaimana Beach, Wednesday. The owner has hired a private salvage...

Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters off Hawaii

Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters off Hawaii
The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two boaters from their overturned 13-foot Boston Whaler one mile off Kahoolawe, Hawaii, Jan. 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Hutson) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, and Maui Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescued two boaters from their overturned 13-foot Boston Whaler one mile off Kahoolawe, Friday. A...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Champagne Pond, Big Island

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Champagne Pond, Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in the vicinity of Champagne Ponds, Big Island, Hawai’i, Sunday. Missing is 31-year-old Logan Whitfield of Canada. Whitfield is described at 5’10”, 170 lbs, with short black hair and a goatee. He was last seen wearing black swim trunks, a black...

Crews make progress towing Pacific Paradise off Kaimana Beach

Crews make progress towing Pacific Paradise off Kaimana Beach
Responders prepare to rig and tow the Pacific Paradise off the reef first thing in the morning off Waikiki, Dec. 6, 2017. The salvage team made progress moving the vessel about 600 feet off the reef into the sandy channel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur) The Pacific Paradise is towed about 600 feet off the reef to a sandy channel as the tide ebbs in Waikiki, Hawaii,...

State begins reef damage assessment, final preps being made to remove Pacific Paradise

State begins reef damage assessment, final preps being made to remove Pacific Paradise
Responders continue work to salvage the commercial fishing vessel Pacific Paradise still grounded just off Kaimana Beach on Oahu, Hawaii (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — A team from the State of Hawaii is beginning their reef damage assessment Wednesday as final preparations are made by responders in advance of another attempt to remove the 79-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Kauai Police Department are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise off Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii, Thursday. The exercise will take place on the water and in the air off Poipu with Coast Guard and local agencies...

Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone Update in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow into Pacific Ocean

Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone Update in vicinity of Kilauea lava flow into Pacific Ocean
Image courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continues to enforce the temporary Kamokuna Lava Delta Safety Zone for the navigable waters surrounding the Kilauea Volcano active lava flow entry into the Pacific Ocean on the southeast side of the Big Island, Hawai’i. According to the U.S. Geologic Survey, several large cracks have developed in the lava delta, running parallel...

Coast Guard, partners to enforce upcoming security zone in Kailua Bay, Oahu

Coast Guard, partners to enforce upcoming security zone in Kailua Bay, Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard personnel, federal, state and local law enforcement partners will enforce a temporary security zone in waters of Kailua Bay, Oahu, Hawaii beginning Friday, Dec. 16 and running through Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The temporary security zone is necessary to ensure the safety of a distinguished visitor. The security zone will be in effect from 8 a.m. HST on Dec. 16, 2016 to 4 p.m....