Coast Guard reopens all commercial Hawaiian ports following Tropical Storm Darby

Coast Guard reopens all commercial Hawaiian ports following Tropical Storm Darby
HONOLULU — Coast Guard Captain of the Port opened all commercial ports in the Hawaiian Islands and cargo operations have resumed, Monday. Tropical Storm Darby is expected to continue to move west and degrade. Vessel and facility operators are recommended to exercise caution when maneuvering in the ports as there may be fields of debris present. Representatives from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, Department...

Coast Guard, State agencies responds to grounded vessel off Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Coast Guard, State agencies responds to grounded vessel off Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to the grounding of the Spirit of Kona on the island of Hawai’i, Sunday. Representatives from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, Department of Natural Resources, Hawaii Division of Boating and Recreation, commercial salvors and the owner of the vessel are working to develop a salvage plan. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received notification Sunday morning...

Coast Guard closes commercial ports on Oahu ahead of Tropical Storm Darby

Coast Guard closes commercial ports on Oahu ahead of Tropical Storm Darby
HONOLULU — Coast Guard Captain of the Port closed commercial ports on Oahu to all traffic. All cargo operations in these ports are secured. Vessels transiting within the vicinity of the Hawaiian Island harbors should seek sheltered waters until storm conditions subside and the COTP has deemed the ports safe to reopen. Current port closures: •    Hawaii County — Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor...

Coast Guard closes eastern Hawaiian commercial ports ahead of Tropical Storm Darby

Coast Guard closes eastern Hawaiian commercial ports ahead of Tropical Storm Darby
HONOLULU — Coast Guard Captain of the Port closed Hawaii and Maui County ports to all traffic. All cargo operations in these ports are secured. Vessels transiting within the vicinity of the Hawaiian Island harbors should seek sheltered waters until storm conditions subside and the COTP has deemed the ports safe to reopen. Current port closures: Hawaii County — Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor Maui...

Coast Guard urges public in Hawaii to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Darby

Coast Guard urges public in Hawaii to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Darby
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands, Friday. Tropical Storm Darby is expected to generate sustained winds of 60 mph, storm surge and surf up to 20 feet along east-facing shores throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands. Mariners and beachgoers should monitor the progress and strength of the storm through newspapers,...