Volunteers clean up 2 tons of trash at Honokohau Harbor

Volunteers pose behind heaps of rubbish removed from the water at Honokohau Harbor on Saturday. (Courtesy USCG Capt. Bob Jensen, Jack's Diving Locker)
Kelly Tucker, left, and Michele Longley unload a wheelbarrow of rubbish removed from Honokohau Harbor on Saturday. (Cameron Miculka/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Less than half an hour after divers leapt into the water at Honokohau Harbor, the designated drop zone was covered with yards of hose and fishing line, stacks of tires and even the odd carpet.