The lagoon on the makai-end of Aina Moana, known to most as Magic Island, has been reopened, the Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreations said Tuesday.
A 32-foot sailboat named Summer Salt that ran aground last week on the rock revetment has been salvaged.
U.S. Coast Guard and Ocean Safety officials had warned the public to avoid the area because of possible debris from the boat — a situation compounded by a big southwest swell.
The vessel owner, officials said, was en route to Ala Wai Boat Harbor from Sand Island at the time of the incident.
“The owner was the only person aboard and swam safely to shore,” according to a press release.
The stranded sailboat at Magic Island has been removed.
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