Draft EA offers more details about Pohoiki ramp dredging

DALTON DAY/ Tribune-Herald The waterfront near the Pohoiki Boat Ramp is shown on April 1.

DALTON DAY/Tribune-Herald The closed Pohoiki Boat Ramp is pictured on April 1. A draft EA for the ramp’s reopening details potential removal of the beach — created by Kilauea’s 2018 eruption — at the cost of roughly $40 million.

This aerial graphic shows the Pohoiki Boat Ramp area before and after the 2018 Kilauea eruption.

The reopening of the Pohoiki Boat Ramp is one step closer after a draft environmental assessment for the dredging project was published Sunday.