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"Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

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"Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

Aloha from Kaua'i!

Interesting article in today's paper here - about a rally being held at Hanalei Bay this upcoming Saturday - as well as information about the yacht with helicopter that has been harbored in Hanalei Bay.


Consider going to the rally if you are on island this Saturday - I'm sure it will be worthwhile and good fun as well!

Malama Pono,


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21. Re: "Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

Denny and Erica are headed off island today at 1 pm for a fun stay cation on Maui.

Will be up in Napili Bay, and explore about along with hiking and snorkeling and partying and sailing as well....Scotch Mist, a 50 ft sailing monohull that they actually sail....and do a little snorkeling with them as well..

My posting was to possibly assist those north shore folks who really have no problem in aserting themselves when in comes to protecting their beautiful north shore. They take no prisoners......and I like that !

Regardless, we are going ahead with our planned Mauai vacation . I have total faith and appreciation for those who are involved here on kauai island to take care of the mega yachts.

Agree that no one wants to see hanalei bay turn into a caribbean style mass of jet skis, water skis, para sailing tows, low fllying helos, lound music, and whatever.

And thanks milwkikid , good point.


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22. Re: "Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

Any feedback on the rally?

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23. Re: "Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

I was just looking at the webcam to see if I could see anything going on--- and ---- nope, I see nothing! I'm going to check again at 5 o'clock to see if I can see what's going on

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24. Re: "Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

It's not just the boat, it's the helicopter issues too. So it's making runs back and forth to somewhere on the island? Picking up / dropping off passengers (as Denny suggested) or even performing some sightseeing trips?

If they're operating that helicopter aren't they require to file a flight plan and get some approval from whoever?

The Hawaii Attorney General says the state cannot make specific rules for commercial or recreational uses? I find it hard to believe there are no rules in place already. Surely the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources would have something in place already. Bottom line though is the County of Kauai gave the permit. That's where the focus needs to be.

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25. Re: "Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

Many times the helicopter goes to the Princeville Airport. That's one way to avoid the one lane bridges. lol

You do not have to submit a flight plan unless you are flying IFR is my understanding.

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26. Re: "Save Hanalei Bay" rally this Saturday - plus the "yacht"..

Does the Princeville airport have a tower? You're right, if they are flying VFR, they do not need to file a fllight plan but ythey do need to either contact the tower or broadcast their intentions to land (if no tower exists) at the airport.

Edited: 11:21 pm, August 18, 2012
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