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New Itinerary Introduced for “Un-Cruise Adventures” on Molokaʻi
July 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (2) · Featured, Maui News
 

The vessel got off to a rocky start when it began visits to Molokaʻi in late 2011, amid concerns by about 40 protesters who at one point staged a water blockade.


Courtesy photo from Nov. 26, 2011 weekend water blockade at Kaunakakai, Molokai.
Coast Guard Reviews Safari Explorer Security Zone
May 10th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The Coast Guard reopened the comment period for the interim rule that established a temporary security zone at Kaunakakai Harbor during visits of the Passenger Vessel Safari Explorer.


Courtesy photo from Nov. 26, 2011 weekend water blockade at Kaunakakai, Molokai.
Compromise Reached in Cruise Company’s Return To Molokai
December 20th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (4) · Featured, Maui News
 

American Safari Cruises plans to resume regularly scheduled visits to Molokai on January 21, 2011. The cruise company said “an amicable agreement has been reached” with local groups, as well as state and federal authorities.


Courtesy photo from water blockade at Kaunakakai, Molokai.
PHOTOS: Water Blockade Temporarily Stops Molokai Cruise Ship
November 28th, 2011 · 23 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui News
 

A group of protesters say a cruise ship “snuck back onto Molokai” after it was turned away a day earlier by a water blockade.


Walter Ritte file photo by Wendy Osher.
Cruise Ship Protest Planned on Molokai
November 7th, 2011 · 7 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

A group of residents on Molokai plan to hold a protest this Thursday in demonstration against a cruise ship company planning port calls on the island.