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Pa'u Riders, Kailua-Kona 1950's
Kona in Pictures > Image 133
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Cattle meant for export to the mainland had to swim to the transporting ships, while tethered to ropes. The only dock for ocean going vessels were on the other side of the island, in Hilo. Here is the Kailua Kona bay which was too shallow and the pier too short.

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