Army divers support Hawaii DOT with salvage exercise

October 5, 2015

HONOLULU – “This harbor is the most widely used on the island,” said Capt. Troy Davidson, the 7th Engineer Dive Detachment commander. “If the harbor were shut down, the island wouldn’t be able to support the population more than several days.” Since January 2015 the Judy K, a 77-foot fishing boat, has sat at the… Continue Reading »


Hawaiian fishing vessel could be salvaged next month

September 20, 2015

According to Hawaii News Now, the Judy K, a nearly 80-foot-long fishing vessel that has been sinking in Honolulu since January, is scheduled to be salvaged early this October. The operation is overseen by the Department of Transportation and Army divers, who will reportedly use this situation as a way to hone their ship recovery… Continue Reading »


NOAA Looks to Expand Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary

March 28, 2015

NOAA has proposed a rule for expanding the size and the focus of Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary to include multiple marine species. Members of the public are invited to submit comments to the agency on the proposed rule and draft environmental impact statement now through June 19. “This proposal is the result… Continue Reading »


Lifesaver Wave Energy Device Heads to Hawaii

January 8, 2015

Fred Olsen’s wave energy converter, “Lifesaver”, has left the A&P Falmouth shipyard for further deployment and electrical generation off the Pacific island of O’ahu, Hawaii. The main sections of the device were manufactured, painted, assembled and deployed from A&P’s shipyard in Falmouth nearly three years ago and the device has since undergone successful rigorous testing at… Continue Reading »


Cable Ship Wreck Found Off Hawaii

December 10, 2014

Researchers from the University of Hawaii and the NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries discovered an intact “ghost ship” in 2,000 feet of water nearly 20 miles off the coast of Oʻahu. Sitting upright, its solitary mast still standing and the ship’s wheel still in place, the hulk of the former cable ship Dickenson, later… Continue Reading »


NOAA in Debris Removal Off Hawaii

October 31, 2014

A team of 17 NOAA divers sailing aboard NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette has returned from a 33-day mission to remove marine debris from Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world.  In total, they removed approximately 57 tons of derelict fishing… Continue Reading »


Navy Invests in Wave Energy Test Site Off Marine Corps Base Hawaii

July 23, 2014

Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy. The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii Natural… Continue Reading »


UH Mānoa on Subsea Volcano Expedition

June 27, 2014

Starting June 25, UH Mānoa will lead an expedition to Loihi Seamount, southeast of the island of Hawaii, whose base remains largely unexplored. Dr. Brian Glazer, lead scientist and Associate Professor of Oceanography, his team from UHM, and colleagues from the University of Minnesota, IFREMER Centre de Brest and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), will… Continue Reading »


Diver Breaks Barriers in Cold Waters of Alaska

February 17, 2010

Diver breaks barriers in cold waters of Alaska Underwater welder relishes working in extreme environment By Melissa Campbell | Alaska Journal of Commerce ANCHORAGE – Most people would have said, “Heck with this.” But for Jennifer Sullivan, that first dive in the freezing-cold waters in Whittier on that Thanksgiving weekend sealed the deal. “I came… Continue Reading »


Salvaging an Assult Vehicle

January 19, 2009

By Ron Mizutani A diving and salvage unit from Marine Corps Base Hawaii returned to Bellows Wednesday to recover an Assault Amphibian Vehicle that sank Monday night. But is there more to the story than what’s being shared by the military?    Sources told KHON2 diesel fuel leaked from the A-A-V but those in charge of… Continue Reading »

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