I went down to the harbor to watch the arrival of Kaiwo Maru.
Workers repairing Pier 8:
Naina headed out:
The observation area of Aloha Tower provides good views.
Matsonia and Mokihana:
Kaiwo Maru approaching the harbor, with pilot boat Honolulu returning and tug Mamo waiting:
Kaiwo Maru with Mamo at the bow:
Approaching Pier 10/11:
Standing by forward:
ASD Neil Abercrombie (Tiger 1) at the stern:
Traditional gear, Shonan Maru:
Out of the blue, I was offered the opportunity to go aboard Kaiwo Maru in the evening! Some photos follow.
Double wheel at the stern:
View forward from the bridge:
Looking aft along the port side:
The obligatory rigging shot:
Sails stowed down below:
Big mahalo to Monique Acosta from Transmarine for the invite! I had a wonderful time on board the ship.