Shrimp boat runs aground on Kauai

A boat ran aground in Hanapepe, Kauai.
A boat ran aground in Hanapepe, Kauai.

The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring a shrimp boat that ran aground in Hanapepe on Kauai.

Officials say it happened at around 4 p.m. Sunday.

Crews are monitoring the boat to make sure no damage or pollution is being released into the environment.

The boat’s owner has reached out to a commercial salvage company to remove the vessel.

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