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 … read more

colorized kawaihae reef pre-harbor 1954

This image was made as a composite of two aerial photographs: 1954 and 2000. The later image show remarkable clarity of the reef system. The harbor, resorts and miscellaneous structure after 1956 were masked out.