U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KITTIWAKE (WPB 87316)

“Na Koa O Ke Kai”  -  “Warriors of the Sea”


CGC Kittiwake LogoCGC KITTIWAKE (WPB 87316) is a Marine Protector Class Patrol Boat stationed in Honolulu, HI. As one of Sector Honolulu’s most versatile afloat assets, KITTIWAKE provides support to over 50,000 square miles around the waters of the major Hawaiian Island Chain in the areas of Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, and Living Marine Resources/Marine Protected Species.

Originally stationed in Nawiliwili, Kauai after relieving the CGC CAPE EVANS, CGC KITTIWAKE was relocated to Honolulu, Oahu in 2010. Named after the marine predator and seagull, kittiwake, CGC KITTIWAKE’s unit motto is “Aikane O Ke Kai” which is Hawaiian for “Friends of the Sea”.

  Photo of CGC Kittiwake


Mailing/Physical Address:
400 Sand Island Parkway
Honolulu, HI 96819-4398

Phone Numbers:
Ship’s Office Phone: (808) 842-2885
Ship’s OOD Phone: (808) 284-4620

Maritime Emergency Contacts:
Search and Rescue emergencies within the State of Hawaii: DIAL 911

Sector Honolulu Command Center: (808)842-2600

Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu: (808)535-3333