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U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KISKA

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KISKA (WPB 1336) is an Island Class Patrol Boat, stationed in Hilo, Hawaii. USCGC KISKA’s missions include Port, Waterways, and Coastal Security (PWCS); Search and Rescue (SAR); and a variety of Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE) roles throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands. KISKA routinely enforces Living Marine Resources (fisheries) regulations at sea, Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations, and frequently patrols the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary during the winter. KISKA’s crew stands ready to answer the call; regardless of whether it is for SAR, MLE, or any other Coast Guard mission.

USCGC KISKA’s motto is: “Na Kahu Hawaii” which is Hawaiian for “Guardians of Hawaii.”


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 4819
Hilo, HI 96720

Physical Address:
29 Kuhio St.
Hilo, HI 96720

Phone: (808) 933-6944 / 6943 / 6934
Fax: (808) 933-6946

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

Sector Honolulu Command Center: (808) 842-2600
Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu: (808) 535-3333


Last Modified 12/23/2014