Please be advised that due to a major storm system in the Pacific, the December 31, 2013 sailing has now been delayed to depart Long Beach on Thursday, January 02, 2014. Aloha Freight cargo cut-off for this sailing of Monday, Dec 30, 2013 remains the same, however, deliveries in Hawaii could be delayed by a…Details
Matson Lines and Horizon Lines both announced rate increases recently on their Hawaii service. Matson Navigation Company, Aloha Freight Forwarder’s primary steamship line partner, announced on November 25, 2013 that they will raise their rates by an average of 5.5% effective January 05, 2014. Aloha Freight Forwarders will continue to seek ways to reduce costs…Details
Mele Kalikimaka and Happy New Year! Aloha Freight offices will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2013 and New Year’s Day January 01, 2014. Also, the steamship lines have a revised sailing schedule for the week of Christmas and New Years, where the mid-week sailing will be moved up a day, requiring earlier cut-off…Details
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