hulakai’s fourth grounding

Last week strong trades pushed the Hulakai sailboat off its mooring for the fourth time. Days passed before I was able to survey the damage to the coral. The boat is docked, but its mooring chains, anchor and buoys are left on the coral reef. Again I was the first to notify DAR. Apparently, this is not important enough for the Kawaihae Harbor DOT to report DLNR.

Here are the links to see more photos:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/dPiaV1MeHofPLyraA

See coral damages here:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/X4aqhGbrJxHx1ovP9

Please see previous reports on Hulakai’s groundings:


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