Bill introduced to address management of Honokohau Small Boat Harbor

  • A boat captain has to unlock a gate at the south west end of Honokohau Harbor in order to gain access to his vessel. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Bathrooms on the south side of Honokohau Harbor are locked on Wednesday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Boats are parked in their slips Wednesday at Honokohau Harbor. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • A boater waits to be helped at the Harbor Master's Office at Honokohau Harbor on Wednesday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Honokohau Harbor (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Boats are parked in their slips Wednesday at Honokohau Harbor. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

A bill that would give a Honokohau Small Boat Harbor working group management authority over the facility with the state’s oversight and assistance is making its way through the state Senate.