I took the morning off from work to watch the arrival of Nippon Maru. I got to the harbor shortly after sunrise. I love the light at that time of day.
Harbour Loyalty and Tacoma Trader:
Mamo at the bow:
Looking along the hull from Pi‘ilani:
Aloha Tower from alongside Pier 10:
Kawika passing by, waiting for the pilot:
Getting the line back:
I like how the shape of the building echoes the masts:
From Nippon Maru it was over to Paradise Ace:
Another view of Nippon Maru dwarfed by the buildings of downtown Honolulu:
Mahalo to Rick Wilson and Michael MacDonald. Special thanks to Captain Kahoekapu.