cruise and excursion operations
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
Karen Awana, State Department of Transportation Harbors Division
LCDR John Bannon, US Coast Guard
Richard Dawson, Star of Honolulu Cruises & Events
Summer Escajeda, Transmarine Navigation Corporation
Rodney Funakoshi, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Office of Planning
Laci Goshi, Hawai‘i Tourism Authority
Randy Grune, Hawaii Stevedores, Inc.
Matt Guard, McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co., Ltd.
Tsurumi Hamasu, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9
Scott Heatherly, US Customs and Border Protection
Katherine Hernandez, City and County of Honolulu, Department of Planning and Permitting, Community Planning Branch
Ferdinand Jose, US Customs and Border Protection
Sandy Ma, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Office of Planning, Coastal Zone Management Program
Michael MacDonald, Young Brothers, Limited
Dane Martin, Young Brothers, Limited
Shannon McKee, Access Cruise
Deepak Neupane, State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Hawai‘i Community Development Authority
Barbara Okamoto, Hawai‘i Visitors and Convention Bureau, O‘ahu Visitors Bureau
Charles Toguchi, Cruise Lines International Association - North West & Canada (CLIA-NWC)
Sandi Weir, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Ltd.
Tiff Whitworth, Young Brothers, Limited
LCDR Eric Velez, US Coast Guard
Jimmy Zane, McCabe, Hamilton & Renny Co., Ltd.
POC TBD, Hawai‘i Ocean Safety Team