The water visibility on 2017.08.20 was fairly good even for the mouth of the Kawaihae South Small Boat Harbor , KSSBH. This area as evident on the Google map above is often plagued with sediment. The coral recovery here is similar to inside of the harbor along the break wall, about 10-15% recovered. The sight … More Fauna of Pelekane Bay Vicinity 8.20.2107
History is about to repeat itself when the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division implement its 2035 Commercial Harbor Master Plan for Kawaihae Harbor in the near future. Kawaihae had a mile long beach that stretched from the north small boat harbor all the way to the Heiau of Pu`ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site, … More Kawaihae Will Lose Its Beach Again
The Kawaihae South Small Boat Harbor is a $8.45 million project that was in the works for 11 years to the day it was dedicated on November 10, 2014 according to Representative Cindy Evans. $1.5 million was awarded at the time of its dedication for the third and final phase to install 45-foot long, three-lane launch ramp … More Kawaihae South Small Boat Harbor facilities still not open to public.