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Sign at Honokohau Harbor dry storage facility. Photo courtesy of DLNR

Boat owners at Honokohau Harbor dry storage must get leases from new facility operator

DLNR Chair Suzanne Case said, “Misinformation about current tenant’s need to vacate the property is being circulated. It is not accurate. Tenants are able to negotiate new storage agreements with the new operator that will allow continued use of the space they are already occupying.” For more information boat owners can contact mahalo@honokohaustorage.com or begin […]

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Governor releases $20M for DLNR facilities, natural resource protection

Sen. Solomon: ‘I’m also particularly pleased to see the release of funds for the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor and the Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor’

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Wish you were here? Sunset and 81ºF in Kona

Sunset off the Kona Coast as the sky is painted with the warm glow of the sun.

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Autopsy ordered for scuba diver

An autopsy conducted in connection with the December 12 death of a scuba diver in waters off Kona has determined that 55-year-old James Uihlein of Fallbrook, California, died from a medical condition.

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Boat brought into Honokohau Harbor is a possible Japan tsunami debris

A Kona fisherman has retrieved what could be the sixth confirmed item of Japan tsunami marine debris in Hawaii.

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Harbor Marketplace and Swap Meet (Dec. 8)

MEDIA RELEASE A holiday season ocean marketplace is set for 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Hawaii Big Game Fishing Clubhouse at Honokohau Harbor. Some of the items available include local underwater photography, Gyotaku fish print clothing, Hawaiian fish hook jewelry, boat hardware and accessories, fishing and diving gear, food and beverages, excellent […]

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Firefighters and medics responded to a 6:25 p.m. alarm Tuesday (July 3) to Honokohau Harbor for a boat explosion.

A 25 foot rigid hull Zodiac owned by Sea Hawaii Rafting was on a trailer being launched at the mauka boat ramp when apparently gasoline fumes below the floorboards ignited and exploded according to a fire dispatch report.

Boat explosion at Honokohau Harbor sends one to the hospital

Firefighters and medics responded to a 6:25 p.m. alarm Tuesday (July 3) to Honokohau Harbor for a boat explosion. A 25 foot rigid hull Zodiac owned by Sea Hawaii Rafting was on a trailer being launched at the mauka boat ramp when apparently gasoline fumes below the floorboards ignited and exploded according to a fire […]

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Hawaii Fishing & Boating Association annual meeting (May 9)

Hawaii Fishing & Boating Association annual meeting (May 9)

MEDIA RELEASE The 2012 Annual Meeting of the Hawaii Fishing & Boating Association is 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 at the Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club at Honokohau Harbor. Everyone is welcome to attend, become members of the association and help to improve management of Honokohau Harbor and harbors in general as well as improve […]

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State funds slated for West Hawaii projects

State funds slated for West Hawaii projects

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii is slated to receive funds for new capital improvement projects based on the state budget which passed out of conference committee in the early morning hours of Saturday, April 28. The budget bill now goes to the full House and Senate for final vote, and, if passed, will be sent to […]

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West Hawaii Fisheries Council meeting (Jan. 19)

West Hawaii Fisheries Council meeting (Jan. 19)

MEDIA RELEASE West Hawaii Fisheries Council meets 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at Hawaii Big Game Fishing Club, Honokohau Harbor. This meeting will include following up on issues that were discussed at the Strategic Planning in December and commiting to strategic actions to implement each committee program. The mission of the West Hawaii Fisheries Council […]

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Mariner arrives safe at Honokohau Harbor

Mariner arrives safe at Honokohau Harbor

MEDIA RELEASE A mariner missing since Dec. 18 on a voyage from Kauai to Oahu has been located after being blown off course and arriving safely Sunday at Honokohau Harbor. Search and rescue watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received notification from Ira Foreman’s ex-wife that he had contacted her via cell phone at approximately […]

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The majority of this month’s meeting will be dedicated to a proposal from the Act 306, Marine Reserve Committee on their suggestions for ‘fish reserves’. Act 306 sets up the West Hawaii Regional Fishery Management Area which suggests that there be established a portion of Fish Replenishment Areas as Fish Reserves were no fishing of reef-dwelling fish is allowed.

West Hawaii Fisheries Council meeting Thursday (Nov 17)

The majority of this month’s meeting will be dedicated to a proposal from the Act 306, Marine Reserve Committee on their suggestions for ‘fish reserves’. Act 306 sets up the West Hawaii Regional Fishery Management Area which suggests that there be established a portion of Fish Replenishment Areas as Fish Reserves were no fishing of […]

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An autopsy conducted Monday (April 4) has determined that 59-year-old Franklin Lewis Smith of Kailua-Kona died of salt water drowning. The autopsy also determined that injuries to his head and leg were consistent with a fall onto rocks.

The case has been reclassified as a public accident.

Man found floating in Honokohau Harbor Monday (April 4) died of drowning

An autopsy conducted Monday (April 4) has determined that 59-year-old Franklin Lewis Smith of Kailua-Kona died of salt water drowning. The autopsy also determined that injuries to his head and leg were consistent with a fall onto rocks. The case has been reclassified as a public accident.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie tomorrow will visit areas that were damaged by the tsunami that swept through the islands last week.   

Yesterday, Governor Abercrombie renewed his efforts in seeking federal money by signing a supplementary proclamation to expand the State of Disaster Proclamation he signed on Friday.  The proclamation is the first step in the process of seeking and receiving federal funds to recover and rebuild.

Gov. Abercrombie to visit areas in Hawaii damaged by the tsunami

Governor Neil Abercrombie tomorrow will visit areas that were damaged by the tsunami that swept through the islands last week. Yesterday, Governor Abercrombie renewed his efforts in seeking federal money by signing a supplementary proclamation to expand the State of Disaster Proclamation he signed on Friday. The proclamation is the first step in the process […]

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