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Video: Keehi Lagoon reopens after molasses spill, but business sluggish

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -Keehi Lagoon was reopened to recreational and commercial ocean activities Saturday, nearly two weeks after the Matson molasses spill that killed thousands of fish and turned the water brown.The state Department of Land and Natural Resources had closed the lagoon to ocean recreation Sept. 13, five days after the spill at Honolulu Harbor.

Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNLOn the other side of the lagoon, there were only a few people at the boat ramp on Sand Island, including two fishermen and a handful of people swimming in the water.There are two commercial Jet Ski operators at Keehi Lagoon, including Aloha Jet Ski and X-treme Parasail and Jet Ski. Aloha Jet Ski said it was only taking reservations and planned to resume full operations on Sunday.X-treme Parasail said it was back in the water, but there were very few customers.\Normally on a Saturday we have 50 Jet Skiers