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Happy Maritime Monday! Each class of cutter is named with a common theme in mind. The Coast Guard’s two newest cu… https://t.co/QRVuBwLxPT
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Happy Maritime Monday! @USCG cutter crews like the one aboard the Honolulu homeported Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (… https://t.co/tBxa0T38ta
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Happy Wednesday! Join Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Chapman, chaplain, @USCG 14th District, as he wishes everyone a safe and j… https://t.co/2rFaIWr6fT
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Happy Maritime Monday! Join us Mondays as we share some historical quotes and tidbits about the U.S. Coast Guard.… https://t.co/UA61xuU5ji
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Happy Thursday! Recently, the @USCG participated in a communication exercise held by the State of Hawaii to increa… https://t.co/LNguOeKGl6
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We had a little weather last night... Great capture by MSST Honolulu! A Flood Watch is in effect through the day… https://t.co/vV2RNa3pRS
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RT @NWSHonolulu: We're off to a loud start on portions of Oahu this morning with thunderstorms & heavy rain. These pictures are from our of…
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“The US & its allies are trusted partners in the region & we were pleased to work w/ them building familiarity & ex… https://t.co/IkLpbpr0a5
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Happy Sunday! Here's our 2nd installment of Stratton's Guam to Hawaii trip. Let's go for a small boat ride 🤙 The… https://t.co/GgUK2XjzTG
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Ever wonder what it's like to be on one of our National Security Cutters? Come aboard USCGC STRATTON WMSL 752 ove… https://t.co/aNBTQF9kuf
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RT @USCG: .@USCGPACAREA encompasses 6 of 7 continents, 71 countries, and more than 74 million square miles of ocean -- from the U.S. Wester…
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Bravo Zulu to our shipmates from the @USCG 14th District who were recognized by the Navy League of the United State… https://t.co/T5Hf2jTgqq
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Happy Tuesday! Recently the @USCG and Maui County Partners participated in a search and rescue exercise (SAREX) of… https://t.co/IWIPGQYkqf
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Join us in welcoming Mrs. Angele James as the new @USCG 14th District staff Ombudsman! Ombudsman are a vital eleme… https://t.co/F1GH1X6QpZ
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Bravo zulu to the crews from @USCG Airstation Barbers Point and @USNavy HSM-37 Easyriders for their medevac of an i… https://t.co/lzm4kvRZZD
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Today we participated in the repatriation ceremony for Lt. Thomas Crotty, a World War II @USCG service member. We… https://t.co/Ye6A5OuHsF
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Happy Monday! Join @USCG, @noaa and @USFWS personnel during a recent trip to Midway Atoll! The atoll is apart of… https://t.co/2igvS1iQug
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Bravo Zulu to the crews from Coast Guard Station Maui and Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point for their rescue of… https://t.co/X5aDsghRJh
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RT @ComdtUSCG: Join me & @vcomdtUSCG for a LIVE Virtual Town Hall on 5 Nov. @ 1330. We’ll address the issues most important to you. Start a…
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Teamwork makes the dream work...especially in the #BluePacific! #Partners @USCG, @USFWSPacific and #HawaiiDMAT med… https://t.co/HIAxdGUCVQ
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The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a 28-year-old man, Theobhlius Erakdrik, off Anini Beach, Kauai. “We are currently searching for a 28-year-old male who is reported to be last seen wearing a black Nike top, brown shorts and black mask and fins,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Gebhart, watchstander, Sector Honolulu. “He was reported using a yellow, three-prong spear gun and had a dive light on him. Anyone with information that may help in locating him is encouraged to notify the command center at 808-842-2600.” more here: https://bit.ly/2KWMAni Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services County of Kauai Fire Department HSM-37 Easyriders
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#ICYMI • The two newest Coast Guard Cutters have officially joined our fleet! • Today, Adm. Karl Schultz, the commandant of the Coast Guard, presided over the dual commissioning ceremony of the Coast Guard Cutters Kimball (WMSL 756) and Midgett (WMSL 757). • The cutters are homeported in Honolulu and are two of the Coast Guard’s new legend-class National Security Cutters. • National Security Cutters are capable of executing the most challenging national security missions, including support to U.S. combatant commanders. These new cutters are replacing the high endurance Hamilton-class cutters (378 feet) that have been in service since the 1960s. • “In todays complex, geo-strategic environment, hallmarked by great power competition the importance and demand of Coast Guard capabilities has never been more important,” said Schultz. “Across the nation, wherever the Coast Guard finds itself, we always form a special bond in the communities where we serve and today we build upon those community bonds right here in Honolulu.” • 📸’s by PA3 Matthew West -@uscghawaiipacific public affairs • #uscg #coastguard #wmsl #nationalsecuritycutter #nsc #wmsl757 #wmsl756 #teamuscg #underway #pacarea #dhs #legacy #freeand openIndopacific #midgett #kimball #commissioning @ Honolulu, Hawaii
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Please Join us 10 a.m., Saturday, as Admiral Karl Schultz, the commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, presides over the dual commissioning of the Coast Guard Cutters Kimball (WMSL 756) and Midgett (WMSL 757) at Base Honolulu.
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Happy Birthday to Duke Kahanamoku! Most people know him as the father of modern surfing. He was a waterman, surfer, Olympic swimmer, and lifeguard. Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku also served in the Coast Guard as a Temporary Reserve for the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II (1939-1945). He famously helped rescue the lives of 12 people from a 40-foot fishing boat off the California coast in 1925. And he maintained his ties to the Coast Guard after WWII and in 1966, he was appointed Honorary District Commodore of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in Hawaii. What better way to celebrate than with today’s dual commissioning of two Coast Guard cutter’s here in his home of Honolulu! USCGC Kimball (WMSL 756) and USCGC Midgett (WMSL 757) We’ll be live-streaming here on Facebook at 10 a.m. Mahalo for your service! 🤙 And thanks to @uscg_surf_hui for the reminder of our history! #uscgsurf #dukekahanamoku #fatherofsurfing #surflegend #happybirthdayduke #uscgreserve #uscgauxiliary
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Happy #Alohafriday! On Wednesday, Admiral Karl Schultz, the commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, presented the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) with their first drug bust decals. The crew of the Midgett conducted two boardings in July while transiting to their new homeport in Honolulu resulting in a combined seizure of over 6,700 pounds of cocaine, estimated to be worth over $89 million. Tomorrow, Schultz will preside over a dual commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu for both the Midgett and its sibling ship the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756). The ceremony, starting at 10 a.m., will be streamed live from our Facebook page. Can't wait to see you then! 📷 by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West #ReadyRelevantResponsive #SemperParatus U.S. Indo-Pacific Command U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area
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Please join us here on Facebook at 10 a.m., Saturday, for the livestream as Admiral Karl Schultz the commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, presides over the dual commissioning of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) in Honolulu.
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Happy Wednesday! One of the Coast Guard’s main missions is Living Marine Resources and we take great pleasure working with our partners in the Hawaiian Islands to preserve this unique and important ecosystem. The U.S. Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and The Marine Mammal Center at Ke Kai Ola recently released the Hawaiian monk seal RH38 on Kaua’i after being successfully rehabilitated. “For an endangered marine mammal like the Hawaiian monk seal, the release of every individual is critical to help boost the overall population,” said Dr. Shawn Johnson, vice president of Veterinary Medicine and Science at The Marine Mammal Center. “RH38’s recovery is an incredible success story that was full of medical complexities and highlights the importance of our ongoing partnerships to help save this species.” To read more : http://bit.ly/2zd5a3N 🎥 by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West #LMR #WeAreD14 #Partnerships #Monkseal U.S. Indo-Pacific Command U.S. Coast Guard Airsta Barbers Point
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National Aviation Day celebrates the development of aviation. The holiday was established in 1939 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who issued a presidential proclamation which designated the anniversary of Orville Wright's birthday to be National Aviation Day. When the Wright Brothers fashioned their plane we were there! We helped with the build! December 17, 1903 Life-Saving Service personnel from Kill Devil Hills Life-Saving Station helped carry materials to the launch site for the first successful heavier-than-air aircraft flight by the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, NC. The life-savers were John T. Daniels, W.S. Dough and A.D. Etheridge. April 1, 1916 Second Lieutenant Charles E. Sugden and Third Lieutenant Elmer F. Stone received orders to attend aviation training at Pensacola Naval Air Station. This date is considered to be the "birthday" of Coast Guard Aviation. The Coast Guard aviation community consists of approximately 800 pilots and an enlisted workforce of approximately 2,500. Already a pilot? Want to fly with us? The Direct Commission Aviator program is designed to meet aviation needs by seeking trained and qualified commissioned military pilots from other services to access into the Coast Guard. Visit gocoastguard.com Pictured: Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130s over Rose Island off Samoa and off Molokai, Hawaii. The Coast Guard’s 14th District Headquarters in Honolulu is responsible for the Hawaiian islands, Guam, American Samoa and activities in Saipan, Singapore and Japan. 📷 LT Eric Ferree #CGAviation #CGAviatiorNo1 #TeamUSCG #NationalAviationDay
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Bravo Zulu to the crews from U.S. Coast Guard Station Honolulu, Honolulu County Fire Department and Ocean Safety Lifeguard Services for their rescue of six paddlers off Diamond Head, Sunday! There were no injuries reported. An Ocean Safely Jet ski operator towed the canoe to shore with one of the boaters. The remaining five were rescued and taken by a Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew to Ke’ehi Boat Harbor. “The boaters made the right call by notifying the Honolulu Fire Department of their predicament quickly,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Alvin Sequin, a U.S. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “It is always best to play it safe when out on the water and report if you believe you are in trouble. We recommend waterway users take multiple forms of communication for this purpose - cell phones, marine radios, and personal locator beacons.” Story:http://bit.ly/2TH6wxf 📷 by Fireman Olga Davis #ReadyRelevantResponsive #SemperParatus #Teamwork U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
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Happy #worldhelicopterday! 🌎🚁 Each year the helicopter industry comes together across the globe to celebrate these amazing machines. Our respect to those who take to the skies to save lives! World Helicopter Day aims to raise awareness of the contributions helicopters make to our society and celebrate the diverse range of people that design, fly and support them. The day is held on the 3rd Sunday of August each year. 2019 is the fifth year of the event. Throughout the world every day there are people relying on helicopters for rescues, disaster relief, transport, firefighting, medical transfers, powerline maintenance, tourism, agriculture and many more roles. In this shot a boatcrew off Maui is conducting training with an Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin aircrew. #SemperParatus 📷 US Coast Guard Station Maui #USCG #teamwork #training
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The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter William Hart (WPC 1134) passes by Diamond Head on its way to its homeport in Honolulu Aug. 17, 2019. William Hart is the last of the three fast-response cutters (FRCs) to be stationed in Hawaii. Three more are scheduled to be homeported in Guam, increasing the Coast Guard 14th District’s total number of FRCs to six. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng/Released)
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We started the weekend by gathering up our lei and welcoming USCGC William Hart (WPC 1134) home! 🌺🤙 William Hart is the last of the three FRCs to be stationed in Hawaii. The crew transited the vessel from Key West, Florida, following delivery and preparation for sailing. Three more are scheduled to be homeported in Guam, increasing the Coast Guard 14th District's total number of FRCs to six. As a whole, the Coast Guard is currently acquiring 56 FRCs to replace the 110-foot Island-class patrol boats. Recently the FRCs already stationed in Honolulu participated in longer over-the-horizon voyages to the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Samoa displaying the potential of these cutters and their importance to the Coast Guard's overall Pacific strategy and regional partnerships. William Hart, the cutter's namesake, was a Gold Lifesaving Medal recipient who rescued a crewmember of the tug Thomas Tracy. In 1927 Hart dove into the water in a 70-mph gale off Absecon, New Jersey, to save the mariner who went overboard in the storm. Throughout the '30s, Hart served in the Army Corps of Engineers before returning to the Coast Guard in 1939, advancing to the paygrade of E-7 or Chief Petty Officer serving as a boatswain's mate. Once the United States entered World War II, Hart was commissioned as a lieutenant junior grade and served in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. He retired from the Coast Guard in 1950. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, to whom the cutter crew will report, plans to commission the William Hart in a ceremony Sept. 26. See more: http://bit.ly/WilliamHart 📷 PAC Sherri Eng #USCG #WPC1134 #WeAreD14 U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area U.S. Indo-Pacific Command U.S. Pacific Fleet
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Happy #alohafriday and welcome home Midgett!!! 🌺🤙 The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) arrived at its new homeport in Honolulu Friday. The Midgett's transit to Hawaii was punctuated by two interdictions of suspected low-profile go-fast vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, the first July 25 and a second July 31. The boardings resulted in a combined seizure of over 6,700 pounds of cocaine, estimated to be worth over $89 million. "The national security cutter gets you further faster and delivers more capability once on-scene than any other cutter in the history of our service," said Capt. Alan McCabe, Midgett's commanding officer. "I am incredibly proud of the crew's efforts making these two seizures possible, and we are eager to conduct future operations throughout the Pacific." The Midgett is the eighth of the Coast Guard's national security cutters and the second to be homeported in Hawaii. Its sister ship, the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) arrived Dec. 22, 2018. Both cutters are scheduled to be commissioned Aug. 24 during a ceremony presided over by Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard's commandant. Midgett is named to honor all members of the Midgett family who served in the Coast Guard and its predecessor services. At least ten members of the family earned high honors for their heroic lifesaving efforts. Among them, the Coast Guard awarded various family members seven gold lifesaving medals, the service's highest award for saving a life, and three silver lifesaving medals. See more: http://bit.ly/MidgettOahu 📷 PA3 Matthew West, PA2 Amanda Wyrick, PAC Sherri Eng U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball U.S. Indo-Pacific Command #USCG #WMSL757 #LegacyofBravery #WMSL756 #TheKimballWay #TeamUSCG
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The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance identifying the owner of a 10-foot, white, fiberglass boat found on Waimea beach, Thursday. An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew conducted a search of the area. Sector Honolulu watchstanders issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast Notice to Mariners to keep a sharp lookout for signs of distress. There are currently no reports of missing persons in the area. Anyone with information helping to identify the owner is asked to contact Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600. The Coast Guard offers free “If Found” decals to mark gear or you can write directly on it. The information on the sticker can allow responders to determine if someone is in distress more quickly and help get your equipment back to you. Story: http://bit.ly/2OZNa7F
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Is anyone missing a blue kayak off Kauai? Anyone with information that may help identify the owner of the kayak is asked to contact Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600. While out on routine patrol, a U.S. Coast Guard Station Kauai 45-foot RBM crew spotted the kayak and reported it to Sector Honolulu. The Coast Guard offers free “If Found” decals to mark gear or you write directly on it. The information on the sticker can allow responders to determine if someone is in distress more quickly and help get your equipment back to you. More here: https://bit.ly/33CJPP6
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Happy Thursday! The crew of the Indonesian-flagged fishing vessel KM Aleluya are safe and sound after being transferred to a Palau patrol boat by good Samaritans aboard the Amver vessel Isl Star. The KM Aleluya was adrift for ten days without electricity, food, and water before being rescued through a joint effort between U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam, United States Air Force, 日本 海上保安庁/Japan Coast Guard, good Samaritans, and Palau first responders. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kiska (WPB 1336) located the abandoned KM Aleluya and will tow the vessel back to Palau as well. This case shows how important our local, regional, and international partnerships are to search and rescue efforts in the Pacific Ocean. Through teamwork we are able to quickly and efficiently respond to life-threatening situations with the greatest chance of success in this vast region. Story: http://bit.ly/31EhtCd 📷 by Jennifer Anson, Palau Division of Marine Law Enforcement #Teamwork #ReadyRelevantResponsive #SearchandRescue U.S. Indo-Pacific Command US Embassy Koror U.S. Embassy - Jakarta, Indonesia
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Bravo Zulu to the crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, United States Air Force and good Samaritans aboard the Amver vessel Isl Star who rescued eight mariners aboard the 60-foot Indonesian-flagged fishing vessel KM Aleluya (previously reported as Hallelujar) approximately 172 miles northwest of Palau, Tuesday! "This is a great example of why teamwork is so vital to search and rescue operations in this region," said Lt. Jonathan Girot, Sector Guam public affairs officer. "Through the efforts of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, Japan Coast Guard, and good Samaritans, we were able to quickly locate the KM Aleluya and coordinate a response to a dangerous situation." A U.S. Coast Guard Airsta Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew located the KM Aleluya and dropped supplies to the crew. They then coordinated with the good Samaritans from the Isl Star who rescued the eight mariners without further incident. An U.S. Air Force 36th Wing B-52 Stratofortress crew from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Guam also contributed to the search. Story: http://bit.ly/31EhtCd 🎥 by Petty Officer 1st Class Mitchell Recker and Petty Officer 3rd Class Conner Henderson #SemperParatus #ReadyRelevantResponsive #Teamwork U.S. Indo-Pacific Command US Embassy Koror
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The U.S. Coast Guard, United States Air Force , and partners are searching for the 60-foot Indonesian-flagged fishing vessel Hallelujar approximately 172 miles northwest of Palau, Tuesday. A mariner aboard a motorboat from the Hallelujar was rescued by the Japanese fishing vessel Kinsei Maru No.3 who's crew notified the Japanese Coast Guard. The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska (WPB 1336), a forward-deployed U.S. Coast Guard Airsta Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules and a B-52 Stratofortress from the U.S. Air Force 36th Wing from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam are en-route to assist in the search. Rescue Coordination Center Guam is coordinating with good Samaritans in the area for assistance. Story: http://bit.ly/2MdzIuJ U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam
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Today is #InternationalYouthDay and we spent it alongside our colleagues from the US Embassy investing in relationships with students from Samoa. The crews of USCGC Walnut (WLB 205) and USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) hosted tours. The decks were awash with Maritime students! We loved giving them a view of the work carried out by our professional mariners. They also used their down time on this port call in Apia to hit the green with Junior Golfers and run plays with Gridiron Samoa. Building relations with the Samoan community through sports. They treated us to healthy competition and culture. 📷 US Embassy Samoa Government of Samoa U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Department of State: Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs U.S. Indo-Pacific Command U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area Samoa Gridiron #USinSamoa #OpAiga #NUSMaritime #SSSMaritime #USCG #COMREL #WeAreD14
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Bravo Zulu to our crews and partners in Guam for their successful rescue of two people and their disabled vessel. The U.S. Coast Guard worked alongside Guam Fire Department and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five (HSC-25) to locate the vessel, transfer the crew members to another vessel and tow the disabled vessel, bringing everyone to Hagatna Boat Harbor and safely home. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2TqwqFi U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam U.S. Navy #ReadyRelevantResponsive
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Welcome to the Fourteenth Coast Guard District Honolulu, Hawaii

                                                                                                                                     

 

 

 History of the Fourteenth District


Revenue Cutter LogoThe Revenue Cutter Lawrence sailed into Honolulu Harbor Sept. 4, 1849, escorted by Native Hawaiians in outrigger canoes. This marked the beginning of the U. S. Coast Guard presence in the Pacific. For the next 90 years, cutters from the West Coast routinely plied Hawaii’s waters on patrols. In 1939, the Fourteenth Coast Guard District was established ashore in Honolulu with 230 personnel.

Today, more than 1,150 active duty, 150 reserve, 80 civilian, and 400 Auxiliary men and women make up the Fourteenth District, which boasts the Coast Guard’s largest area of responsibility. The district covers more than 14 million square miles of land and sea, with units on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, the Big Island, and in American Samoa, Saipan, Guam, Singapore and Japan.

The Fourteenth District’s boundaries of responsibility stretch from the Hawaiian Islands and across most of the Central and Western Pacific. The District Commander oversees 25 operational units ashore and afloat throughout the Pacific, which regularly perform missions in maritime safety, protection of natural resources, maritime security, homeland security, and national defense. In 1939, the Fourteenth District was comprised of one 327-foot cutter, two 125-foot patrol boats, two buoy tenders, five small boats and 64 aids to navigation. Today, the district boasts three 225-foot buoy tenders, four 110-foot patrol boats, two 87-foot coastal patrol boats, four small boat stations, two sector commands, an air station, a Far East command, five detachments and over 400 aids to navigation.

  

Emergency Contact Numbers  
District 14 Command Center (24x7) 1-800-331-6176 
District 14 Command Center Hotline (Recording)  (808) 535-3222
Sectors
Sector Honolulu (24x7) (808) 842-2600 
Sector Guam (24x7)  (671) 355-4910
Other Emergency Numbers
National Response Center  1-800-424-8802
Police/Fire/Ambulance Emergency  911

    

 

 

 

Mailing Address:
Commander Fourteenth Coast Guard District

300 Ala Moana Blvd, Room 9-204
Honolulu, HI 96850-4982 

Phone:  1-800-818-8724