Coast Guard assist Honolulu Fire Department, Ocean Safety rescue 3 kayakers off Kaena Point, Oahu

Coast Guard assist Honolulu Fire Department, Ocean Safety rescue 3 kayakers off Kaena Point, Oahu
HONOLULU – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Barbers Point located two missing kayakers beset by wind two miles offshore Kaena Point, Oahu about 10:20 a.m. today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu were notified at 10 a.m. today that Honolulu fire Department was responding to three kayakers in distress near Kaena Point and diverted the Coast Guard helicopter...

Search for missing diver ends after body recovered near Nawilliwilli

Search for missing diver ends after body recovered near Nawilliwilli
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard’s search for a missing diver ended when a body was located 23 miles southeast of Nawilliwilli, Friday. A commercial tug transiting from Kauai to Oahu noticed a strobe light at 5:20 a.m. Friday, which was attached to JJ Jackson’s bouyancy control device. Jackson was not with the equipment. The location of the dive gear prompted a redirection of assets into...

Coast Guard and Honolulu FD searching for missing diver near Makaha Beach Park

Coast Guard and Honolulu FD searching for missing diver near Makaha Beach Park
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department are searching for a missing scuba diver near Makaha Beach Park, Oahu, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from one of the divers reporting an overdue 50-year-old male last seen at 8:15 p.m. approximately one mile off Makaha Beach Park. Watchstanders launched an MH-65...

Disabled Coast Guard boat recovered off Oahu

Disabled Coast Guard boat recovered off Oahu
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Honolulu is anchored 250 yards offshore Laie, Oahu, following the rescue of a 72-year-old male and four Coast Guard personnel, May 12, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Chad Pendarvis) HONOLULU — A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium anchored off Laie Point after becoming disabled has been removed and was towed to Coast Guard...

Search continues for missing man from grounded fishing vessel Munchkin

Search continues for missing man from grounded fishing vessel Munchkin
The debris field from the fishing vessel Munchkin off Lanai, Hawaii, April 24, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – The Coast Guard continues searching for a missing mariner after the fishing vessel he was aboard capsized approximately one mile west of Lanai, Friday. Missing is Ron Ingraham. The Coast Guard rescued Kenny Corder and is still searching for Ingraham after receiving a mayday...

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel Kolea off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel Kolea off Oahu
USCG File Photo by Petty Officer Michael De NysHONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for fishing vessel Kolea after searching a total of 2,152 square miles. Vessels in the area were contacted and reported no signs of distress. There are no correlating reports of missing persons. Watchstanders at Sector Honolulu Command Center received a mayday call over VHF radio channel 16 from...

Coast Guard exercises pollution-response skills

HONOLULU – Honolulu based Coast Guardsmen are scheduled to conduct pollution response and containment boom deployment training in Keehi Lagoon, Thursday and Friday. Containment boom consists of interconnected floating barriers that restrict or divert the flow of oil in open water. Effective boom deployment is a key component of pollution response strategy. Coast Guard District 14 and Sector Honolulu...

Coast Guardsman Receives Award for Excellence in Marine Investigations

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – Lt. Cmdr. Radiah Jones, international port security liaison officer for Coast Guard Activities Europe in Rotterdam, was presented the Congressman James Sener Award for Excellence in Marine Investigations on Aug. 24.

Coast Guard searches for swimmer in distress

HONOLULU—A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew is actively searching for a possible swimmer in distress approximately 500 yards offshore in Kakapa Bay on the northwest side of the Big Island, Aug. 26, 2010.