Coast Guard, USAF and partners searching for a missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia

SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, the USAF, and regional partners are searching for a 47-year-old mariner missing from the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel Rising Wind, 174 miles northwest of Chuuk, Micronesia, Wednesday. “In cases such as this one, we often rely on our partners in the region to coordinate effective searches and cover vast Leer másCoast Guard, USAF and partners searching for a missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia[…]

Coast Guard and partners rescue two boaters off Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, and Maui Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services rescued two boaters from their overturned 13-foot Boston Whaler one mile off Kahoolawe, Friday. A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued the two mariners, successfully righted and dewatered the boat, and towed it back to Maalaea Harbor. There were no Leer másCoast Guard and partners rescue two boaters off Hawaii[…]

Coast Guard medevac crewmember of Azamara Journey cruise from Kiribati to Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully a medevac mission (medical transfer) of a 46-year-old mariner, cruise Azamara Journey crewmember, from Christmas Island to Hawaii, Saturday, after suffering severe abdominal pain. An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew transported the crew member to Oahu, where he was brought by ambulance to Queen’s Medical Center. While Leer másCoast Guard medevac crewmember of Azamara Journey cruise from Kiribati to Hawaii[…]

Coast Guard and Navy medevac passenger from cruise ship Grand Princess off Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy medevaced a 69-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Grand Princess 210 miles northwest of Hilo, Wednesday.​ A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 (HSM-37) conducted the medevac while an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew provided overhead support. They Leer másCoast Guard and Navy medevac passenger from cruise ship Grand Princess off Hawaii[…]

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off Big Island, Honokaa

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Island near Honokaa, Sunday. “We extend our condolences to his friends and loved ones during this trying time,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Casey Connors, a Sector Honolulu watchstander. “Working with the Hawaii County Fire Department, Leer másCoast Guard suspends search for missing person off Big Island, Honokaa[…]

Coast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui

HONOLULU USCG RESCUE DIVERS IN KAHULUI— The Coast Guard rescued three divers who lost contact with their vessel and became stranded approximately 30 miles northeast of Kahului, Maui, Monday. “These were seasoned divers who became lost after diving for an extended amount of time,” said Lt. Megan Bowis, command center chief at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “It Leer másCoast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui[…]

Imagery Available: Coast Guard continues response to Miss Emma fire, vessel sunk

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard continues to respond to an incident aboard the commercial fishing vessel Miss Emma off Oahu, Wednesday. “We’re pleased there was no loss of life in this case, and there are no current reports of pollution,” said Lt. j.g. Seth Gross, a command duty officer for Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “We Leer másImagery Available: Coast Guard continues response to Miss Emma fire, vessel sunk[…]

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