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Tidewater Traveler by George W. Sellers, CTC

The Chickens of Kauai Our ship completes a full turnaround in the tight harbor at the edge of Nawiliwili Bay, then gently nudges the rubber-tire bumpers at the dock beside a small commercial warehouse. Up the hill beyond the warehouse is an abandoned loading chute, such as might be used to convey coal or other bulk materials down the mountain to a waiting cargo ship.

The building at the end of the chute is in disrepair and appears not to have been in service for many years. Dilapidated signage indicates that the structure might have been used for loading sugar cane. Beside the warehouse is a parking lot where several dozen motor coaches await their guests for the day. Shortly after the ship’s lines are

Nawiliwili Harbor on the island of Kauai. 35

Tidewater Times August 2012  

Tidewater Times August 2012

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