“ Hawaii is a very special place for our company and myself,” said Koji Ohana, president and CEO of Don Quijote Holdings Co., Ltd., based in Tokyo, Japan. “We look forward to expanding our presence on Oahu , Maui and Kauai and will remain dedicated to .
It's been six years since the Alakai sailed out of Honolulu Harbor for the last time, yet somehow the Hawaii Superferry won't go away. It haunted the 2014 campaign like the ghost of elections past. In June, an unscientific online poll by the Honolulu  .
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The company that operates a ferry service between Maui and Molokai wants to pull the plug after nearly 30 years. Dave Jung, general manager of Sea Link Hawaii , says ridership has been down and the company lost half-a-million dollars last year. He says .
He thinks a viable intra-island ferry would need to be able to carry about 500 passengers and 200 cars. The vessel could be slightly smaller than the Hawaii Superferry , which was scuttled in 2009 because of legal issues. Sakahara said the feasibility.
The Hawaii SuperFerry lasted less than two years, launching in December of 2007 as a way to shuttle both residents and tourists between islands without the expense of airfare . By and large, it seemed like a good deal. Some fares were as low as $39 one .
Island Air, which flies between Oahu , Maui and Kauai, plans to offer five daily flights between Kona International Airport and Honolulu beginning June 14. The flights will be capable of transporting a total of 320 passengers daily. Mokulele flies nine.
The director also envisions an intraisland ferry service that could transport passengers and vehicles on leeward Oahu or from place to place on Maui . There's no money in the budget to buy ferries . The issue struck a chord with Rep. Lynn DeCoite, whose .
The Hawaii Superferry ran primarily between Oahu and Maui from 2007 until 2009, but was shut down after a judge ruled the state broke the law by not completing required environmental reviews. It was a costly gamble. Hawaii spent at least $34 million on .
We are staying on Maui for 9 days in February and would like to go to Oahu for 2 days, 1 night. Has anyone taken the super ferry instead of flying? Do we need a car or can we use public transportation to get from the airport to Waikiki and then to Pearl.
Amanda Bremer is being detained on Oahu after a postal inspector obtained a search warrant for two suspicious packages that were delivered to the Lihue post office on April 18, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Honolulu . Further investigation .