Wasting away again at the Ala Wai

·By Chad Blair

As the son (but not “the son of a son”) of a sailor man, I am intimate with the recordings of Jimmy Buffett. And so the issue of raising fees for live-aboards at small boat harbors at the Ala Wai and Keehi on Oahu is a sensitive one.

Two measures that call for that and other fee “adjustments” — House Bill 2582 and House Bill 2741 — are moving through the cash-strapped state Legislature.

The land board has wrestled for years with boaters over slip, mooring and other fees. Many boat owners

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Chad Blair is a reporter for Civil Beat. You can reach him by email at cblair@civilbeat.com or follow him on Twitter at @chadblairCB.
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