Down at the harbor to watch Pacific Tracker depart from Pier 10.
I was invited to ride along on the pilot boat for the job. 🙂 We took a short spin around the harbor while waiting for the ship to unmoor.
Stern view of Kulamanu:
Graphic on USCGC Kukui’s buoy crane:
PSI’s larger dry dock, Kapilipono, still down:
Bridle chain marks on Hilo Bay:
The harbor water was a rather ugly brown color due to rainwater runoff:
The resident female ‘iwa:
Pi‘ilani (Captain Schade):
Pi‘ilani at Pacific Tracker’s bow:
Captain Tom Heberle disembarking:
Mahalo to Captain Heberle and Paul. 🙂