At least 21 40-foot containers fell overboard from the barge, Ho Omaka Hou, near Hilo, Hawaii, earlier this week. The cargo was lost from the barge it as transiting with a tug to Hilo Harbor. Nine of the fallen containers have been located while twelve remain missing. The crew of the tug and barge Ho Omaka Hou recognized the containers were missing after mooring in Hilo. Containers are reportedly adrift approximately 8 miles north of Hilo, and one is reported adrift in Hilo Harbor.