if it helps one thing i do is to look on Google earth and see the mooring fields and anchorages, find one that looks good and ask about it you will get some better answers.
i was looking around Hilo and seen some good anchorages that i was thinking about.
A long time ago, my mother said something about not being able to sleep at night worrying about me. I told her, "Don't be foolish, I don't skydive at night."
"You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face...You must do the thing you think you cannot do."