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  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office has awarded the University of Hawaii $845,160 in grant funding to help Hawaii communities reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change. Hawaii is particularly vulnerable to coastal hazards. Since the state is heavily reliant on tourism, and most of the development and infrastructure in Hawaii are […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Hawaiki Submarine Cable, the New Zealand owner and developer of Hawaiki submarine cable system, has selected DRFortress as its landing and operating partner in Hawaii. As part of its system architecture, Hawaiki will land its proposed 14,000 km trans-Pacific cable from Australia and New Zealand to the US West coast in Oahu, Hawaii. Following the […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii has announced the signing of a contract with VT Halter Marine for the construction of a ship to enter the Hawaii/mainland USA trade lane. The ship’s base price is US$144 million and is due for delivery in the third quarter of 2013. The new ship will be the second vessel to join […]

  • 18 January 2013

    HAWAI’I GAS said it has received a decision from The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that could allow HAWAI’I GAS to bring liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the state and reduce its reliance on imported oil. “Now that the FERC is releasing jurisdiction for this phase of the operation to the State, HAWAI’I GAS will […]

  • 22 May 2006

    NCL America’s Pride of Hawaiii, the largest and most luxurious U.S.-flagged cruise ship in history, was formally dedicated on May 20th in Los Angeles. U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye, Pride of Hawaii’s sponsor, said “the christening of Pride of Hawaii is the capstone of America’s return to the passenger cruise industry.” Pride of Hawaii will […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hawaiki Cable Limited, the New Zealand owner and developer of Hawaiki submarine cable system, has selected Hawaiian Telcom Services Company, Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc., as its landing partner in Hawaii. As part of its system architecture, Hawaiki will land its proposed 14,000 km trans-Pacific cable from Australia and New […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared the Pasha Group’s acquisition of the Hawaii trade-lane business of Horizon Lines, Inc. (Horizon). The Pasha Group said that the clearance paves the way for an anticipated final closing before the end of the second quarter. U.S. ocean cargo carrier Horizon entered into definitive agreement for the […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Macquarie Infrastructure Company said that its Hawaii Gas business has received approval from the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (HPUC) to land containerized liquefied natural gas in Hawaii. The decision by the HPUC was issued on March 6, 2014. Hawaii Gas is currently the only company in Hawaii approved to introduce LNG into the state. Hawaii […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Hawaii State Legislature has passed a bill that sets the state on course towards being fully powered by renewable energy.  The bill increases renewable portfolio standards to 30 percent by December 31, 2020, 70 percent by December 31, 2040, and 100 percent by December 31, 2045. “The purpose of this Act is to update and […]

  • 5 November 2014

    A new website has been launched to highlight alternative energy efforts sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) in Hawaii, which is fast becoming ground zero for the Navy’s push to develop “green” technologies, officials announced Oct. 30. The Asia-Pacific Technology and Education Partnership (APTEP), now online at, focuses its multifaceted approach to […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pasha Hawaii reached milestones on the construction of two LNG-fueled containerships at Keppel AmFELS.

  • 9 April 2014

    Hawaii Gas has brought its first shipment of LNG to Hawaii, becoming the first company to bring the fuel into the state. Hawaii Gas will use limited quantities of LNG as a backup fuel for its synthetic natural gas (SNG) operations, increasing the reliability of its gas supply for its utility customers. “We’re committed to […]

  • 8 March 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held its first offshore renewable energy task force meeting with the state of Hawaii yesterday. This inter-governmental task force was established to facilitate communication between BOEM and state, local, Native Hawaiian and federal stakeholders concerning renewable energy leasing for research activities and commercial development on federal submerged lands, known […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    The Gas Company (TGC) has selected CH2M HILL as its principal engineering consultant to help implement its plans to introduce Natural Gas to the Hawaii energy market. CH2M HILL is a global engineering services company with more than $6.4 billion in revenue serving the energy and infrastructure industries. The Gas Company serves Hawaii with Synthetic […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu-based Hawaii Stevedores and the Hawaii State Department of Transportation (HDOT) will continue the joint development of the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT). The state has confirmed its commitment for Hawaii Stevedores to lease the new 84-acre, state-of-the-art KCT, which will be constructed at the former Kapalama Military Reserve Terminal at Sand Island in Honolulu, as part of […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Six organizations have joined to create Distributed Energy Resources Council of Hawaii (DERC Hawaii) that will represent distributed energy and smart grid technologies as the state works to achieve 100% renewable generation by 2045. DERC Hawaii plans to actively participate in proceedings at the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission as well as monitor and engage in […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu-based shipping company Pasha Hawaii has taken delivery of the MV Marjorie C, a combination Container and Roll-on/Roll-off Car Truck Carrier (ConRo), from Pascagoula-headquartered VT Halter Marine, a shipbuilding subsidiary of VT Systems. The MV Marjorie C is the second U.S. Flag, Jones Act-qualified vessel built for Pasha Hawaii and will join her sister ship, the MV […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The US ocean cargo carrier Horizon Lines has completed the previously announced sales of its Alaska operations to Matson Inc. for USD 469 million, and its Hawaii trade lane assets to The Pasha Group for USD 141.5 million.    Matson acquired the stock of Horizon for USD 0.72 per fully diluted common share, or USD 69 million, and repaid […]

  • 10 August 2011

    Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii today announced the MV Marjorie C’s first steel plate was cut, launching the official start of construction for the company’s second vessel. The steel was cut at VT Halter Marine’s shipyard in Pascagoula, MS. The Marjorie C is on schedule to deliver in the fall of 2013 when she will enter the […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu-based shipping company Pasha Hawaii intends to provide the US Jones Act vessel Horizon Spirit to ship hundreds of containers from the West Coast in support of hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico.  The Horizon Spirit serves as a drydock reserve ship in Pasha Hawaii’s container service between the mainland and Hawaii. In […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Research & Development

    Liquid Robotics has deployed two Wave Gliders, autonomous ocean robots, to capture live ocean data close to where lava is flowing into the ocean from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano.  By using this unmanned technology, scientists study the effects of the lava entering the ocean, the plume it creates and the interactions of the lava and seawater directly from […]

  • 29 March 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Hawaii State Department of Health announced on March 28 their settlement with Marisco Ltd. including civil penalties of $710,000 for water pollution control violations at its ship repair and drydock facilities at Kalaeloa Barbers Point Harbor on Oahu. This is the largest Clean Water Act civil penalty against […]