I’ve mentioned side ports before. Although the jury is still out, in terms of the actual use/function, I believe FOC has four of them (to be covered in a future blog post). They’re not obvious unless you are specifically looking for them.
Here’s a teaser:
Bonus points if you can spot the Plimsoll line in this pic.
After I left the ship, I walked along the harbor, went through Chinatown, then followed Nu‘uanu stream (flows into Honolulu Harbor) up to School Street.
Rat guards at the bow of Ginga Maru:
Must have been some party at Aloha Tower:
Lots of empty bottles:
Don’t know if the rum is any good, but I approve of the label design:
Was looking at fish (aholehole) at one of the piers:
I’ve been to this particular area numerous times. However, today I got a bit of a surprise. What I had previously dismissed as just an old rusty post sticking out from the bottom, turned out to be part of an old anchor.
Sorry for the poor photos. There is a chain link fence in the way, so I was unable to get closer or move to a place where I could get better angles for shots.
This buoy reminds me of a big, floating, rotting orange:
It also looks like it has a face!
Winch on American Marine crane barge:
Unfriendly fence put up to keep people out of the harbor:
Two mallards (out of a small flock) feeding in Nu‘uanu stream:
A wandering tattler (thanks to Ling for the ID) standing around:
Part of the stream under an overpass: