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Sailboat set free at Maunalua Bay

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The sailboat that was stranded on the reef at Maunalua Bay is now free.

The Queen Esther ran aground Sunday night as it was heading into the Hawaii Kai Marina.

Crews managed to free the boat in one piece on Wednesday during the high tide.

According to Department of Land and Natural Resources officials, the owner of the boat had until Wednesday night to free the boat before state authorities took control of the vessel.

No injuries were reported.

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Sailboat still stuck on Hawaii Kai reef

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