Removal of vessel at Keehi Lagoon begins

KEEHI LAGOON, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Salvage crews on Thursday started the process of removing a 53-foot grounded sailing vessel stuck off the reef near Keehi Lagoon Park.

The boat called Pairadice went aground late Friday night Dec. 28 and has a hole in its hull.

They will bring the vessel to a dirt area at Keehi Small Boat Harbor for preparation for disposal. It's not known if they will be able to get the vessel off in one piece so they may be working on the removal through the end of the week and through the weekend.

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