Kawaihae business launches fully electric catamaran

  • Shaun Barnes, owner of Kohala Blue, at the helm of Dolce Vita. (Courtesy photo)

  • Dolce Vita, a fully electric charter vessel. (Courtesy photo)

  • The Dolce Vita. (Courtesy photo)

A sea tour operator in Kawaihae is leading the way toward a more eco-friendly industry with Hawaii’s first fully electric sailing charter vessel.