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Coast Guard and partners hold SAR exercise in Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, Hawaii Fire Department, Hawaii Police Department, Ocean Safety and other responders successfully concluded two SAR exercises (SAREX) on the Island of Hawaii, May 20. 2022. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu personnel hold SAREXs annually throughout the Hawaiian Islands which are designed to evaluate notification and response procedures and identify shortfalls Leer másCoast Guard and partners hold SAR exercise in Hawaii[…]

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners 180 nm off Hawaii

HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak assisted four mariners aboard the disabled 38-foot sailing vessel Shyska 180 nautical miles off Hawaii Island, Wednesday. The mariners vessel became disabled after damage to its rudder and the Coast Guard Joseph Gerczak’s crew towed the vessel near Hawaii until repairs were made at Leer másCoast Guard assists 4 mariners 180 nm off Hawaii[…]

Coast Guard HC-130 medevac Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll

HONOLULU — A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted a medevac for a 66-year-old Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll, Thursday. The mariner was suffering from abdominal pains and was transported to awaiting emergency medical services on Oahu. He is reported to be in stable condition.​ At 4:12 a.m., Wednesday, Joint Rescue Leer másCoast Guard HC-130 medevac Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll[…]

The Bodyboarder Andre Botha receives USCG Silver Lifesaving Medal

HONOLULU — Two-time world bodyboarding champion Andre Botha was presented with a Silver Lifesaving Medal by Rear Adm. Matthew Sibley, commander, Coast Guard 14th District, at Ehukai Beach Park, Oahu, yesterday. The Silver Lifesaving Medal was in recognition of Botha’s rescue of a surfer on Dec. 6, 2015, who had wiped out while surfing at Leer másThe Bodyboarder Andre Botha receives USCG Silver Lifesaving Medal[…]

Coast Guard support Republic of Palau with EEZ law enforcement

SANTA RITA, Guam — Last week, the Coast Guard responded to a request from the Republic of Palau to assist with locating the Chinese flagged research vessel Da Yang Hao and observe its activity. The 4,600-ton vessel entered Palau’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Nov. 29. On Nov. 30, Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC) Honolulu Leer másCoast Guard support Republic of Palau with EEZ law enforcement[…]

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