Coast Guard, HFD, HPD respond to grounded vessel off Haleiwa Harbor

Coast Guard, HFD, HPD respond to grounded vessel off Haleiwa Harbor
The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Honolulu Police Department respond to a report of a 21-foot powerboat grounded off Haleiwa Harbor, April 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Laura Hadley) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Honolulu Police Department responded to a report of a 21-foot powerboat grounded off Haleiwa Harbor, Thursday morning. “The...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety rescue 4 divers

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety rescue 4 divers
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescued four divers a half mile off Hanauma Bay, Oahu, Tuesday. “We often work closely with the Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services in cases such as this,” said Petty Officer 3rd...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU – The Coast Guard suspended their active search for the missing swimmer off Waimea Bay at 11:00 p.m., Sunday, before transferring the lead to Honolulu Fire Department who will attempt further location and recovery through Monday. Hanna Wänerskog, 20, remains missing. “This incident is...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue 5 people in 2 cases

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue 5 people in 2 cases
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department rescued one Jet ski operator and four boaters in two separate incidents in Hawaii over Super Bowl Sunday. The first rescue involved a capsized 9-foot dingy off Oahu, and the second an overturned Jet ski off Maui. All five people rescued...

Coast Guard, Honolulu City and County complete successful response exercise off Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu City and County complete successful response exercise off Oahu
Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll, executive officer, Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry describes the cutter’s capabilities to members of the Honolulu Fire Department, during a resource sharing event at Base Honolulu Nov. 28, 2018e. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Honolulu Fire Department, Honolulu Police Department,...

Coast Guard, Honolulu City and County to hold response exercise off Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu City and County to hold response exercise off Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Honolulu Fire Department, Honolulu Police Department, and Oahu Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in the vicinity offshore from Ko’olina to Kahe Point Wednesday and Thursday. ”The purpose is to continue building and improving operational cohesion between other agencies and us,”...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire, Ocean Safety conduct joint training on Hawaii’s North Shore

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire, Ocean Safety conduct joint training on Hawaii's North Shore
An Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescue craft operator is hoisted into a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter during joint training on Oahu’s North Shore Nov. 7, 2017, ahead of the island’s famed annual high surf season.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and Ocean Safety...

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu
HONOLULU — Twenty fishermen were transported to shore from an aground vessel less than a half mile off Honolulu early Wednesday morning. Honolulu Fire Department Jet Ski crews transported fishermen from the vessel to a Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium for further transport to awaiting emergency responders at Ala Wai Harbor. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted two of the fishermen...

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue kayaker off Kaena Point, Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department rescue kayaker off Kaena Point, Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and crews from the Honolulu Fire Department rescued a man after his kayak began taking on water a half mile off Kaena Point, Oahu, Monday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point located the kayaker at 8:36 a.m. Shortly after, the Dolphin crew vectored in HFD Jet...