At least 21 shipping containers fall off Young Brothers barge

  • Courtesy of KAI KAHELE State Sen. Kai Kahele said stevedores at Hilo Harbor told him that the layout of containers on the barge was unusual.

  • Courtesy of JOE SWICK Hakalau resident Joe Swick photographed a Young Brothers container adrift in the sea off of Pepeekeo Point Monday afternoon.

  • Courtesy of KAI KAHELE A stack of shipping containers that evidently fell over on the Young Brothers barge Ho‘omaka Hou on Monday morning.

At least 21 containers fell off a Young Brothers barge en route to Hilo Harbor on Monday morning, but the cause has yet to be confirmed.