Pre-commissioned Cutter Midgett seizes more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine

Pre-commissioned Cutter Midgett seizes more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) crew members seized more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine July 26, 2019, from a low-profile go-fast vessel interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The crew of the pre-commissioned Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) seized more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine worth approximately $64 million...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 24-year-old Massachusetts man after his body was located by Hawaii County Fire Department off Green Sand Beach, Big Island, Monday afternoon. “We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Lt. Cmdr....

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Green Sand Beach, Big Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Green Sand Beach, Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy and local agencies are searching for a 24-year-old man missing off Green Sand Beach, Big Island, Sunday. “We are currently searching for a 24-year-old male who is reported to be visiting from Massachusetts,” said Charles Turner, command duty officer, Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 80 miles north of Hana, Maui, late Tuesday. “We extend our condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Petty Officer 1st Class William Cusic, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “Our crews worked diligently, but unfortunately there has been no...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Kauai
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a swimmer missing off Lydgate Beach, Kauai, Monday evening. Darall Pascua, 55, remains missing. “We express our deepest sympathy to the Pascua family and friends,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer Dustin Costa, a command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu....

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui
MH-60 Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy is searching for a fisherman overboard from a vessel 80 miles north of Hana, Sunday. “We are currently searching for a crewmember of the fishing vessel Kawaiola who reportedly fell overboard 80 miles off Maui,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Peterson, a Coast...

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of cruise ship passenger near Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy conduct medevac of cruise ship passenger near Hawaii
MH-60 Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy conducted a medevac of an 83-year-old male Canadian passenger from a 951-foot cruise ship roughly 150 miles north of Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Sunday. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 hoisted the afflicted man from the...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for two missing men whose helicopter went down off the coast of Molokai, Monday evening. Jeremy Dossetter, 27, and Oliver Kirsch, 25, remain missing. “Making the decision to suspend a search and rescue case is incredibly difficult and is done only when we have exhausted...

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The search continued for two people aboard a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Wednesday. Missing are Jeremy Dossetter, 27-years-old and Oliver Kirsch, 25-years-old. Responding are: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); HC-130 Hercules airplane...