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 rescues 8 peole in Kaiwi Channel

Coast Guard rescues 8 peole in Kaiwi Channel
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued eight people after their vessel sank in Kaiwi Channel, Molokai, Sunday. Watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received an unregistered signal for possible persons in distress approximately 12 miles west of Molokai. The JRCC launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point to search the area. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to downed plane near American Samoa

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to downed plane near American Samoa
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a plane crash near Pago Pago International Airport after a single-engine plane crashed into the water Tuesday night. Coast Guard watchstanders at the Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received notification from the Regional Command Center in New Zealand that a Beechcraft Bonanza with two people aboard crashed into...

Coast Guard, international partners continue search for missing skiff near Ujae Atoll

Coast Guard, international partners continue search for missing skiff near Ujae Atoll
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continued its search for a skiff with two people aboard near Ujae Atoll, Wednesday. Assisting in the search is an HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Oahu, the Republic of Marshall Islands’ Pacific Patrol Boat RMIS Lomor and AMVER vessel Mell Seringat. Watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received notification...

Coast Guard searching for skiff swept out to sea near Ujae Atoll

Coast Guard searching for skiff swept out to sea near Ujae Atoll
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a skiff with two people aboard near Ujae Atoll, Monday. Watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received notification from the Republic of Marshall Islands Sea Patrol Office Saturday afternoon that two people had been swept out to sea aboard a 12-foot skiff. The skiff originally had four people aboard transiting from Ujae Atoll to Bock...

Coast Guard conducts medevac from fishing vessel near Kiribati

Coast Guard conducts medevac from fishing vessel near Kiribati
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember from a fishing vessel located approximately 280 miles southwest of Kanton Island, Kiribati, Tuesday. At 11:35 a.m., Monday, watchstanders at the Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received notification from the fishing vessel Jeanette regarding a crewmember who suffered stroke like symptoms. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was consulted...

Coast Guard conducts medevac from motor vessel near Kauai

Coast Guard conducts medevac from motor vessel near Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 43-year-old man off of a motor vessel approximately 80 miles off of Lihue, Kauai, Friday. At 12:49 p.m., Thursday, watchstanders at the Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received notification from the motor vessel Denfung Manila regarding a Chinese crewmember who was experiencing sharp pains in his abdomen. At 8:23 a.m., an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...