Matson will pay $15.4M in molasses spill settlement
By Rob Shikina
July 30, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 2013 A worker from Pacific Environmental Corp. scoops up dead marine life near the Matson shipyard in Kapalama Basin. An estimated 233,000 gallons of molasses spilled into the water after a Matson pipeline broke. Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Cindy Ellen Russell
GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM Massive amounts of marine life died in Honolulu Harbor after 233,000 gallons of molasses spilled into the ocean. Above, a worker from Pacific Environmental used a dip net to pick dead fish out of the harbor after the spill.