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
Three strikes. The boat Hulakai broke from its mooring in Kawaihae Harbor possibly from strong wind as Hurricane Lane passes offshore. When I arrived around 11: 15 AM, the Fire Department helicopter hovering above, fire truck and other emergency vehicles, … read more
January 27, 2017
Division of Aquatic Resources,DAR arrived at Kawaihae Harbor late morning to assess the damages to the coral reef resulting from Hulakai’s double groundings.
The Hulakai’s second grounding caused more damages to live corals then its first grounding. … read more