Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Paddle Board Lanes at Ala Moana Beach Park



The state is installing seven buoys today at Ala Moana Beach Park and here to create a corridor to separate stand-up paddlers from swimmers....A dive team is placing the buoys about 80 feet from the edge of the reef.... (Honolulu Star-Bulletin)



the problem with the state's public safety solution is that the strip of water, 80-ft. in from the reef, is also the prime waterway for distance swimmers because the sea water's fresher there and the outcroppings along the edge of the reef serve as bouys to guide swimmers on a straight line. Also, stand-up paddling on a surfboard (paddle boarding) is an activity that should be done outside the reef where balance comes into play.

6 comments:

OkiHwn said...

You don't expect the state folks to think do you?

RONW said...

Nate- that slipped my mind.

OkiHwn said...

Still waiting for the parking toll booths...

RONW said...

Nate- they'll tax anything that moves. However, I wouldn't object to an obesity tax.

Anonymous said...

What an ignorant douche bag thing to say. Obesity tax? what an ass.

RONW said...

Anonymous- on this blog, you are free to comment as you feel (with the exception of racist or lewd remarks). That has always been my policy.