Located on the southwestern coast, Kaumalapau is the main commercial seaport for Lanai.
The original harbor breakwater located here was built in 1920’s but was
severely damaged by hurricanes. A new breakwater was built by the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers and was dedicated on July 7, 2007 giving
Kaumalapau Harbor a one of a kind look.
Kaumalapau Harbor is the main commercial seaport in Lanai. Visitors are reminded that cccess to the harbor is limited on Tuesdays,
Wednesdays, and Thursdays due to security matters and freight activity.
There are also no facilities at the harbor.
Manele Harbor, located on Lanai’s south shore, has the only public boat
harbor on the island. Visitors who take the ferry from Lahaina on
neighboring Maui arrive here (five times daily), as well as a few
fishing and snorkeling tour boats. Manele Harbor’s activity is limited ...
Kaunakakai is a small town with a small harbor fisheriy management area, on the south shore of the island of Moloka'i. It provides a good protected anchorage from all but the worst kona storms.The harbor was
dynamited out of the solid coral.’ Anchor past the commercial barge ...
There is a marina here but you can forget it. It is always super packed and all but impossible to
get a “slip”. Just go past the marina and harbor entrance and find an open mooring buoy with
LYC painted on it. In 2010, these buoys were white and there were 7 of them. Most of them ...
This anchorage is supposed to be vile and generally lived up to its
reputation. It does, however, make a nice stop between Honolua Bay
and Oahu, but the wind blew harder in
the anchorage than out at sea.
North Molokai island, between Kahiu point and Kukaiwaa point, there are two small islands (Mokapu and Okala), really just giant
rocks, eastern-most Mokapu and next to the black sand beach Okala.Leave the islands on the port side and anchor in 25 feet, black sand
bottom. You ...
On the south east coast of Molokai, this little harbour is worth the effort of negotiating the entrance through the reef.Most of the inner harbour is a private facility, but the three areas in the outer harbour all offer safe anchorages.
There is a dinghy landing near the palm trees ...