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100 Years Ago – Bringing Coal to Hawai‘i

100 Years Ago – Bringing Coal to Hawai‘i

On account of the shortage of coal in Honolulu, the Rolph Navigation and Coal company [sic] will send the barge...

100 Years Ago – Shipping Molasses

100 Years Ago – Shipping Molasses

One of the by-products of refining sugarcane into sugar is molasses. Although ships have been carrying molasses from Hawai‘i to...

Of Heavy-Lift and Four-Masted Sailing Ships

Of Heavy-Lift and Four-Masted Sailing Ships

Maritime Hawai‘i was chatting recently with one of the local harbor pilots about how easy it is for those working in...

Falls of Clyde – June 2017 Update

Falls of Clyde – June 2017 Update

At the beginning of the month, David O’Neill met with Friends of Falls of Clyde (FFOC) president, Bruce McEwan. Mr....

Kaiwo Maru to Visit Honolulu

Kaiwo Maru to Visit Honolulu

Four-masted Japanese training ship, Kaiwo Maru, will sail from Tokyo on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 for Richmond, BC, Canada. After her...

Falls of Clyde – January 2017 Update

Falls of Clyde – January 2017 Update

Sailing ships played a large part in the maritime history of Hawai‘i. Thus, it should be no surprise that the...

Nippon Maru to Visit Kaua‘i and O‘ahu

Nippon Maru to Visit Kaua‘i and O‘ahu

The four-masted Japanese sailing ship, Nippon Maru, is currently on her way to Hawai‘i. According to the JMETS website, her...