Two of the “few onlookers” at the Kalakala’s final voyage (TNT, 1-23) were my daughter and her cousin.
The ferry has special memories to our family; my father-in-law is a 91-year-old retired ferry captain and one-time captain of the ferry. He used to take it out for parties and special events. The boat sat below our home, and we would drive Grandpa down to see it often. We have followed its story for years.
Previous owner Steve Rodrigues called my father-in-law and talked to him about his memories on the boat. My daughter took photos Thursday morning from the …