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100% increase in slip fees at Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor signal privatization ahead, boaters say

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A group of boat owners gathered Friday at the Ala Wai Boat Harbormasters Office to protest the sudden slip increase by the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A group of boat owners gathered Friday at the Ala Wai Boat Harbormasters Office to protest the sudden slip increase by the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Pictured are some of the boats moored at the harbor.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Pictured are some of the boats moored at the harbor.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Longtime boat owner Kate Thompson makes signs for the protest.

    CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Longtime boat owner Kate Thompson makes signs for the protest.

A 100% jump in boat slip fees beginning Nov. 1 at the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor is a way to push out the average kamaaina renter and a step toward privatizing it, limiting public access, a group of renters say. Read more

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