Coast Guard rescues 4 in 2 separate cases Sunday

Coast Guard rescues 4 in 2 separate cases Sunday
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews diverted from training exercises to conduct two separate rescues off Hawaii, Sunday. These events range from a medevac of a snorkeler to the rescue of passengers from a capsized vessel. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a snorkeler...

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu

Search continues for 5 missing Army aviators off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi searching for five crewmembers aboard a downed Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Aug. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — Responders are continuing the search for five missing Army aviators from a downed Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter approximately two miles west of Ka’ena Point, Oahu, Wednesday. Searching are: HC-130...

Search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu’s North Shore continues

Search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu's North Shore continues
HONOLULU — Responders continued the search for 3 missing fishermen off Oahu’s North Shore, Wednesday. Searching are crews aboard a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, a Marine Corps UH-1Y helicopter, the Coast Guard Cutter Ahi and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Kauai. The search area now extends as far west as Kauai and north...

Coast Guard, Navy searching for missing crewman off Christmas Island, Kiribati

Coast Guard, Navy searching for missing crewman off Christmas Island, Kiribati
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy are searching for a 43-year-old South Korean-man 63 miles south of Christmas Island, Republic of Kiribati, Thursday. A Navy P-3 Orion airplane crew from Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, and a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, are searching for the crewman from the 260-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing student off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing student off Kauai
USCGC Kittiwake took part in the search for the missing studentHONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a student reported overboard from a Japanese training vessel approximately 70 miles southwest of Kauai. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the missing student’s family, friends and loved ones,” said Capt. Shannon Gilreath, commanding officer for Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner off Kailua-Kona

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner off Kailua-Kona
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for 67-year-old Ron Ingraham who has been missing since Thursday after he placed a mayday call at 8:03 a.m. saying his vessel was taking on water and in danger of sinking 46 miles west of Kailua-Kona. “The suspension of an active search and rescue case without definitive resolution is one of the most difficult command decisions a commanding...

Search continues for missing mariner off Hawaii

HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and Navy continue to search for a recreational boater aboard a 36-foot sailboat who departed Kauai Dec. 17 and was expected to arrive on Oahu Dec. 18. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu personnel were notified at 3:15 p.m. Saturday that 66 year-old Ira Foreman was missing. Foreman’s wife made the notification and explained that her husband departed Port Allen, Kauai late in...