State of Hawaii establishes incident command for molasses spill

State of Hawaii establishes incident command for molasses spill
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Health has implemented an incident command system to further organize the response to the molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, Monday. An incident command post has been established at the Clean Islands Council facility near Sand Island. The incident command is comprised of representatives from the Hawaii Department of Health, Department of Land and Natural Resources,...

Coast Guard National Strike Force samples water in Honolulu Harbor

Coast Guard National Strike Force samples water in Honolulu Harbor
HONOLULU – Representatives from the Coast Guard National Strike Force, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration conducted water sampling as part of a joint effort to analyze the effects of the molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor Sunday. The combined team departed Coast Guard Station Honolulu Sunday morning aboard a 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard assisting State of Hawaii’s response to Honolulu Harbor molasses spill

Coast Guard assisting State of Hawaii's response to Honolulu Harbor molasses spill
HONOLULU – Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received an official request from the Hawaii Department of Health to assist with the response to the molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor Friday. “The Coast Guard is prepared to bring all the requested resources to this incident to support our state and local partner agencies” said Capt. Shannon Gilreath, Captain of the Port Honolulu. “We have been working...