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 search for missing helicopter on Kauai

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, working with partners, is establishing an incident command post on Kauai in response to the missing commercial helicopter, Friday. “The search continues for the seven people and any sign of the aircraft on Kauai,” said Lt. Chloe Harmon, command duty officer, Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu. “We appreciate Leer másCoast Guard search for missing helicopter on Kauai[…]

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, Hawaii County Fire Department searching for missing person off Big Island

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Island near Honokaa, Thursday. “The man was last seen wearing a red long-sleeve shirt with camouflage pants and a black backpack. He was with a friend harvesting Opihi,” said Petty Officer 2nd Leer másCoast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department searching for missing person off Big Island[…]

Coast Guard, Maui County partners hold annual response the SAREX exercise off Maui

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Maui County Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services, Maui County Emergency Medical Services, American Medical Response, and Maui County Police Department conducted a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off Kapalua, Maui, Thursday. “The robust participation from our Maui partners and Coast Guard units made this exercise not only possible, Leer másCoast Guard, Maui County partners hold annual response the SAREX exercise off Maui[…]

USCG responders medevac injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S. FWS) and the Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), medevac a 32-year-old Latvian crewmember of a Norwegian-flagged tank vessel from Midway Island, late Sunday. “This case illustrates the value and importance of our partnerships with the refuge and DMAT,” said Lt. Diane Leer másUSCG responders medevac injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island[…]

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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