cruise and excursion operations

General Information

Identify existing and future conditions, issues, needs, opportunities and recommendations to improve maritime and landside infrastructure and operations in order to accommodate emerging trends and future demands in the cruise industry and associated services.


Schedule and Location

  • Meeting #1: 9/20/18 (Thursday), 8:30 - 10:30 AM at the Marine Education & Training Center

  • Meeting #2: 11/15/18 (Friday), 8:30 - 10:30 AM at the Homer Maxey Conference Center


Meeting Resources

meeting #1
[09/20/18]

meeting #2 [11/16/18]

Resources


Participants

  1. Karen Awana, State Department of Transportation Harbors Division

  2. LCDR John Bannon, US Coast Guard

  3. Richard Dawson, Star of Honolulu Cruises & Events

  4. Summer Escajeda, Transmarine Navigation Corporation

  5. Rodney Funakoshi, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Office of Planning

  6. Laci Goshi, Hawai‘i Tourism Authority

  7. Randy Grune, Hawaii Stevedores, Inc.

  8. Matt Guard, McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co., Ltd.

  9. Tsurumi Hamasu, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9

  10. Scott Heatherly, US Customs and Border Protection

  11. Katherine Hernandez, City and County of Honolulu, Department of Planning and Permitting, Community Planning Branch

  12. Ferdinand Jose, US Customs and Border Protection

  13. Sandy Ma, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Office of Planning, Coastal Zone Management Program

  14. Michael MacDonald, Young Brothers, Limited

  15. Dane Martin, Young Brothers, Limited

  16. Shannon McKee, Access Cruise

  17. Deepak Neupane, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Hawai‘i Community Development Authority

  18. Barbara Okamoto, Hawai‘i Visitors and Convention Bureau, O‘ahu Visitors Bureau

  19. Charles Toguchi, Cruise Lines International Association - North West & Canada (CLIA-NWC)

  20. Sandi Weir, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ltd.

  21. Tiff Whitworth, Young Brothers, Limited

  22. LCDR Eric Velez, US Coast Guard

  23. Jimmy Zane, McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co., Ltd.

  24. POC TBD, Hawai‘i Ocean Safety Team