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 at the eastern end of
the public beach. These trees also offer the best clue (together with
two large houses on the hill behind) that you have found the harbour.
Depth is about 3 to 6m with the deepest water on the eastern side.
The first anchorage area is the largest and has a sandy bottom but is
subject to some roll. The two anchorages further in are very calm and
care must be taken to set the anchor in a patch of sand between the
Wonderfull anchorage, great snorkeling. Get there early before the tour catamarans arrive and be careful not to anchor
on the coral; big fines if you damage. The bay has two bights. You can only anchor in the eastern. This is a great snorkeling spot
( by mid-morning you will ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...