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Dear Valued Customer:


We are still monitoring the progress of Tropical Storm Olivia, and will wait for the USCG (United States Coast Guard) and the Hawaii State Department of Transportation to assess port conditions as soon as weather permits. We will update information as soon as there are further developments.

The USCG has issued a closure of the below ports due to Tropical Storm Olivia.


Port will be closed Wednesday, September 12, 2018


Port is open


Port is open


Port will be closed Wednesday, September 12, 2018


Port will be closed Wednesday, September 12, 2018

The ports will remain closed until the “all clear” is given by the USCG.

Vessel Schedule Impacts



Matsonia V613W

Vessel has been routed to safer waters and positioned arrival into Honolulu upon port reopening

Mokihana V380W

Scheduled to arrive at Honolulu port at 1700 Wednesday night 9/12

Kauai V006W

In transit to Honolulu and on schedule to arrive Saturday 9/15

Outer Island Barges

Columbia V837A

Barge will be arriving in Kawaihae by Thursday morning 9/13

Haleakala V837B

Positioned for Kahului arrival following the port reopening

As the path of Tropical Storm Olivia develops its movement over the Hawaiian Islands, we will send more updates regarding vessel schedules, port closures, and service issues impacting our Inter-Island Ocean and Air service, as well as our Ocean and Air forwarding services to each Island from all origins.

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence is now affecting the East Coast, primarily South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia. Freshwater flooding is expected due to heavy rainfall, along with damaging hurricane-force winds.

Please be aware that in some instances trucking services in and out of the affected areas, as well as the surrounding areas, will experience delays of up to a week or greater, depending on the damages to major highways and roads.


The storm has passed through Guam. The terminal is now open for business as usual. All power has been restored.

The vessel, Maunawili 165W, is now estimated to arrive Thursday, September 13, 2018. This could change -the Port Authorities make operational decisions based on a variety of factors impacting the port.

Deliveries are now going out, that were originally scheduled for this past Monday.

Should you have additional questions please contact your local representative or Customer Service at our corporate office at 1-800-488-4888 or 1-310-537-2000, Ext. 2020.

We wish all of our Customers, friends, and families the very best of outcomes. Please be safe!

Thank you for your understanding with respect to the above. We will take all steps possible to minimize delays.

Thank you for your business-we appreciate it!