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DHX - Dependable Hawaiian Express


Dear Valued Customers,


The following is provided for your information:


Holiday Schedule

The following offices will be closed in celebration of their local holidays, as shown below:



Western Australia Day

Queen’s Birthday

June 4

June 11

Hong Kong

The Birthday of Buddha

May 22


Vesak Day

Nuzul Quran

Hari Raya Puasa

May 29

June 2

June 15


Independence Day

Eidul Fitar

June 12

June 15


Vesak Day

Hari Raya Puasa

May 29

June 15

United States

Memorial Day

May 28



Please remember that certain offices are across the International Dateline. The dates above are their dates, not the actual U.S. date.


Fuel Surcharge Increase – Hawaii, Guam, and CNMI

On May 4, 2018, Matson Navigation Company (“Matson”) announced that due to a steady increase in fuel-related costs their ocean fuel surcharge will increase by 2.5 percentage points as shown below, all effective with sailings on or after Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Hawaii - will increase from 30% to 32.5%

Guam- will increase from 30.5% to 33%

CNMI- will increase from 35.5% to 38%

As a result of this increase in our underlying costs, we will change our fuel surcharges billed to you to reflect the above percentages, effective with sailings on or after Sunday, June 3, 2018.


We appreciate your understanding with regards to these changes.


Volcano Activity on the Big Island

We would like to extend our thoughts and hopes for the people and the communities that are being affected by the volcanic activity on the Big Island. As of this writing, there is a possibility that there will be a major eruption.  We are concerned for the safety of those who we share our community with on the Big Island.  Our hopes are for there to be minimal future property damage and that the destruction remains limited to the areas already affected. Our prayers are for everyone to be safe and sound as this horrific event unfolds.

For International news updates see News Updates at 

Should you have any questions, please contact your local account executive or our Customer Service support center at 1-800-488-4888 or 1-310-537-2000, Ext. 2020.


Thank you for your business- we appreciate it!