Three passengers rescued from disabled sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio

Three passengers rescued from disabled sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio
HONOLULU — Three men are safely aboard a container ship enroute to Honolulu after spending 24 hours battling the effects of Hurricane Julio aboard a disabled sailboat 414 miles northeast of Oahu Monday. Rescued are 61-year-old Ben Nealy, 22-year-old Lee Nealy, and 22-year-old Mike Vanway. The 42-foot sailboat Walkabout enroute from Stockton, Calif., to Honolulu, was dismasted and flooding with three...

Rescue efforts continue for sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio

Rescue efforts continue for sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continues to coordinate the rescue of a 42-foot sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio 414 miles northeast of Oahu Sunday. Sailing vessel Walkabout is disabled and taking on water with three people aboard. On-scene conditions are reported as 92 to 115 mph winds with 30-foot seas. One of the hatches has blown away and onboard bilge pumps are unable to keep up with the rate...

Rescue underway for sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio

Rescue underway for sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is coordinating the rescue a 42-foot sailboat caught in Hurricane Julio 414 miles northeast of Oahu Sunday. Sailing vessel Walkabout is disabled and taking on water with three people aboard. On-scene conditions are reported as 92 to 115 mph winds with 30-foot seas. One of the hatches has blown away and onboard bilge pumps are unable to keep up with the flooding. The vessel’s...

Coast Guard reopens all Hawaii ports following storm

Coast Guard reopens all Hawaii ports following storm
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard has reopened all ports in the State of Hawaii following the passing of Tropical Storm Iselle through the Hawaiian Islands. Commercial traffic and port operations may be resumed and these ports are now in Condition V. All Coast Guard vessels and aircraft will return to their normal safety, security and law enforcement patrols. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard reopens all but one Hawaii port following storm

 Coast Guard reopens all but one Hawaii port following storm
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard has reopened all but one port in the State of Hawaii following the passing of Tropical Storm Iselle through the Hawaiian Islands Friday. The Port of Kaunakai on Molokai will be evaluated Saturday morning. The Captain of the Port, working with federal, state and industry partners, have conducted surveys of ports across the state to ensure that channels are clear, infrastructure...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port Closes Ports in Hawaii

 Coast Guard Captain of the Port Closes Ports in Hawaii
HONOLULU — Coast Guard Captain of the Port has closed ports for Big Island, Maui County to include the islands of Molokai and Lanai, and Oahu to all traffic. All cargo operations in these ports will be secured by 6 p.m. Thursday. Vessels transiting within the vicinity of the Hawaiian Island harbors should seek sheltered waters until storm conditions subside and the Captain of the Port has deemed...