The storm has reduced in intensity overnight. The Maui and Kona ports had been closed but have now reopened. Rain is still expected to be heavy at times, but not nearly as bad as what was forecasted previously. Our service should be minimally affected.
Aloha tries to give back to the commuity as much as possible and this time, we want to give back in an even bigger way. Aloha will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive at our Compton Facility on Tuesday, Sept 10. We welcome all neighbors interested in volunteering. More details to come soon. Remember,…Details
There is a tropical storm brewing in the Pacific. The storm will have an impact on vessel schedules around the Hawaiian Islands. At this time, the Coast Guard has shut down the port at Kawaihae, on the Kona side of the Big Island. The port on Maui will soon be affected and may be shut…Details
Please be aware that the regular sailing departure on Saturday, July 6 will be affected by the July 4 holiday. The ports will have very limited hours on July 4 and Aloha Freight Forwarders will be closed in celebration of Independence Day. The longshoremen will be taking their annual Bloody Thursday holiday on Friday July…Details
A shout out to the Eagle Scouts who organzied a Service Project to help victims of the Oklahoma tornados. Aloha was happy to lend a helping hand to the cause by donating necessary supplies. In addition, Aloha Freight Forwarders assisted in the transportation of the goods to Oklahoma. It is through the generosity of the…Details
Fortunately, highway diesel prices have been dropping the last couple of months. We are decreasing our California fuel surcharge by two percentage points to 27% effective 4/29/31. This is for shipments that we pick up with our own trucks in our Southern California service area. We will continue to pass on any fuel savings that…Details
We are pleased to announce two additions to the Aloha Ohana. Kari Lingo and Lyle Sarno join our Ohana as Account Managers. Kari has a broad background and proven track record in logistics and supply chain sales with strong customer relationships. Lyle Sarno has lived in HI for over 20 years and has a strong…Details
After increasing the fuel surcharge approximately six months ago, Matson announced a decrease in the fuel surcharge effective this Sunday. Very welcome news. The surcharge will decrease 3.5% points to 40%. We will implement the savings on all shipments that we receive after 3/17/13.