The Hawaii Department of Transportation, the DOT, wants to demolish the old pier in Hana Bay because it could potentially be dangerous. It's crumbling and falling apart, and could be replaced, but community sentiment prefers to have nothing instead of a publicly accessible commercial pier which would create more boat traffic in the little harbor.
kids playing in Hana Harbor, Hana Maui
Originally built to transport sugar out of Hana before the Hana Highway became a viable roadway, it has not been used commercially in a long time. The pier is still used by local fishermen and kids for recreation, but due to liability risks, will be removed at the estimated cost of about $3,500,000.
The Hana Harbor Development Plan was put together in 2011 and addressed the issue of the pier. Since then it has become worse and obvious that it needs to be removed.
A bridge on the Hana Highway, Maui Hawaii
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