Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of mariner off Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of mariner off Hawaii
An MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy conducted a medevac of an injured mariner 431 miles off Hilo, Big Island, Thursday. A Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM-37)...

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) recovers a liferaft from the fishing vessel Miss Emma about eight miles off Ko’olina, Oahu, Sept. 17, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Provost) HONOLULU — Six crew and an NOAA observer are safe following a Coast Guard rescue eight miles off Ko’Olina, Tuesday. “We are so pleased to have this crew safe in less...

Coast Guard, Honolulu emergency services respond to capsized vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard, Honolulu emergency services respond to capsized vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — Crews from the Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department, and Ocean Safety worked together to rescue a boater after their 15-foot recreational vessel capsized off Ko’Olina, Friday. Ocean Safety Jet ski operators rescued the boater and recovered the vessel, bringing the boater to the Barbers Point...

Coast Guard conducts 2 medical evacuations in 2 days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands.

Coast Guard conducts 2 medical evacuations in 2 days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands.
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew delivers a 35-year-old man suffering from sepsis in Hilo, Hawaii, Feb. 20, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Eric Ferree) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard conducted two joint medical evacuations in last two days throughout Main Hawaiian Islands. Wednesday, the Coast Guard and Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) personnel conducted a medical transport...

Coast Guard responding to report of grounded fishing vessel in Marshall Islands

Coast Guard responding to report of grounded fishing vessel in Marshall Islands
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing vessel Ou Ya Leng No. 6 aground on Taka Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Wednesday. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules crew is currently headed to the area to assess the situation. Good Samaritans...

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii

Coast Guard assists Canadian mariner in distress off Big Island of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed Canadian mariner to Hilo Sunday after his vessel began taking on water about 80 miles southeast of the Big Island. “We’re pleased this mariner is safe. The use of the emergency position indicating radio beacon allowed us to locate him quickly and render assistance,”...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 68-year-old woman arrived safely to Queen’s Medical Center, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated from a cruise ship off Maui. The woman was transported aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter on a 40-minute flight to Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu after sustaining...

Joint search for two pilots off Kona coast continues Friday

Joint search for two pilots off Kona coast continues Friday
HONOLULU — A joint search for two pilots from a small plane reportedly downed off the Kona coast continues, Friday. Currently searching are a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island (WPB-1349), a Navy MH-60R helicopter off the USS Chung Hoon (DDG-93) and a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3K2 Orion airplane. The Chung Hoon and Orion aircrew are...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fishing boat near Majuro

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fishing boat near Majuro
The fishing vessel Clear Water 02. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU – The Coast Guard suspended the search Saturday for an overdue 83-foot commercial fishing vessel near the Republic of Marshall Islands. Fishing vessel Clear Water 02 reportedly went missing with nine people aboard while en route Majuro for offload, March 12. “Suspending a search is never an easy decision and is only done after...