Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue overdue boater off Oahu
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU- Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued the “Size No Matter” overdue boater Friday 26-miles west of Ka’ena Point. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter aircrew located the boater at 1:30 a.m. holding a bundle...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Wednesday at sunset for the boater missing off the Big Island. Derek Liu, 52, remains missing. “Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr. Liu,” said Lt. Scott Carr, the Coast Guard 14th District public affairs officer. “We extend our thanks to our partners in the Hawaii County Fire Department and the Navy for their...

Coast Guard, Navy medevac ill mariner from sailing vessel north of Oahu

Coast Guard, Navy medevac ill mariner from sailing vessel north of Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Navy aircrews conducted a medevac of a 58-year-old mariner from the 45-foot sailing vessel Second Chance 184 miles north of Oahu, Sunday. A Navy SH-60 helicopter crew from Marine Corps Base Hawaii hoisted the mariner aboard the helicopter and returned to Kaneohe Bay where he was transferred in stable condition to awaiting emergency medical personnel for further transport...