House gives final OK to Hawaii Superferry bill

Comment on this story Hawaii Superferry's Alakai, seen here with its vehicle-loading barge in the foreground, is tied up in Honolulu Harbor, awaiting a return to interisland service. Full Story
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phil_am

Fpo, AP

#22 Nov 1, 2007
DeaadHorseBeater wrote:
They represent the enviroment where we live. If you dont like it leave.
Looks like the anti-ferry folks are the ones who need to leave. Overwhelming vote from peoples elected representatives for ferry. Maybe the enviromentalists need to go find a no development paridise like Kwajalien. Live in shacks, but let the majority move on to the 22nd century
Doraemon

Honolulu, HI

#24 Nov 1, 2007
Tommy kahana- Maui wrote:
<quoted text>Mark Twain said it was the wit of fools.
Mahalo, working out. O2 to tortured brain and muscle cells.
Jayson Wilson

Honolulu, HI

#25 Nov 1, 2007
Tommy kahana- Maui wrote:
<quoted text>Ignorance: destitute of knowledge or education or lacking awareness. Ignorance of the law is well...no excuse. The majority...of what?
The majority of people. Only a select few oppose the ferry. Humans can get hit by cars, and drown in boating accidents, but God forbid a whale gets hurt. ooooooooooh
Jayson Wilson

Honolulu, HI

#26 Nov 1, 2007
True dat wrote:
"Kane" "Kaui Pride" "Kaui Ohana" and all the rest of you non-supportive HSF, you were probably there at the meetings heckling Lingle. you know what, give me a ***** BREAK, I didn't see any TRUE KAMA'AINAS there, NOT ONE, just cause you bought property on the islands, IT DON'T make you a HAWAIIAN, GIVE ME A &*&# BREAK, YOU PEOPLE ARE THE TRUE INVASIVE SPECIES!!! SO RELAX AND ENJOY THE RIDE, LIKE "LET IT SAIL" WROTE "THE MAJORITY HAS SPOKEN" you know what, this had nothing to do with the HSF, you just want the islands to yourself, HOW SELFISH IS THAT AND YOU KNOW WHAT, THAT IS THE TRUE WAY AND THINKING OF AN OUTSIDER!!!
wow...couldn't have said it better myself. kudos.
Enough

Honolulu, HI

#29 Nov 1, 2007
I don't see this issue ending with the EIS. It's more than that. When the EIS is completed many more issues will come forward. Kauai and Maui are using it just for a smoke screen. The bottom line is that they just don't want more traffic and people coming to visit. So I won't be going to visit those islands anytime soon if I feel I'm not welcomed. I will spend my hard earned money and help the economy eslewhere besides Kauai and Maui.
panepane

Pearl City, HI

#30 Nov 1, 2007
I hope voters take note of who voted against the bill which the majority of people favor. It will show which politicians do not care what their constituents want. The most important thing is to not vote for them ever again because they don't care about you. Based on history, however, I think the politicians don't care what their constituents feel because voters in Hawaii are considered "dumb" by the politicians, and once you get in office, it's almost guaranteed you'll remain. Let's prove that they're wrong in the next election.
kaleo

Honolulu, HI

#36 Nov 1, 2007
True dat wrote:
"KAUAI PRIDE"
YOU KNOW WHAT, REMEMBER IT'S NOT ABOUT YOU AND I, LET'S NOT MAKE IT THAT WAY!!! LET'S JUST REMEMBER, IT'S JUST ANOTHER FORM OF TRANSPORTATION!!! IF IT FAILS, REVEL IN IT'S DEMISE, BUT YOU KNOW WHAT, IT'S JUST ANOTHER FORM OF TRANSPORTATION, JUST LET IT BE!!! IT'S JUST ANOTHER FORM OF TRANSPORTATION THAT KEEPS THE ISLANDS UNITED, IT'S JUST ANOTHER FORM OF SERVICE TO HELP FAMILY AND FRIENDS VISIT ONE ANOTHER!!! IF YOU DON'T HAVE FAMILY ON OUTER ISLANDS, THEN THAT EXPLAINS WHY YOU DON'T SEE IT'S TRUE VALUE!!!
SORRY, GONNA END IT HERE, I GOTTA GO BACK TO WORK AND EARN MY KEEP, CAUSE I WASN'T FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO HAVE SUCH A HIGH LEVEL EDUCATION AND SUCH A HIGH LEVEL PAYING JOB AND TAUGHT BY A U.H. PROFESSOR LIKE YOU. ANYWAYS
TAKE CARE....BE A LEADER NOT A FOLLOWER AND MAKE YOUR PROFESSOR PROUD!!!
Agreed...If you don't like the SF service, vote with your dollars, and don't use it--simple.

Stop griping and moaning cause you didn't get your way
kaui pride

Oceanside, CA

#37 Nov 1, 2007
hawaii is such a great place with so many friendly people!
kaui pride

Oceanside, CA

#39 Nov 1, 2007
hey everyone-i'm sorry for the way i acted earlier. i was selfish and i just need some soul searching. you guys didn't destroy oahu-it is still a beautiful place. please forgive me for the way i acted out and i hope i didn't offend anyone. i wish the best for the superferry and am now looking forward to seeing that ship arrive! mahalo

Since: Nov 07

Ewa Beach, HI

#40 Nov 1, 2007
THANK YOU HSF! I can't wait for me and friends on Oahu to take our trucks over to Kauai and Maui! Kiss all your opihi goodbye because we going pick em all. Look for us camping on your beaches, we will be the ones with 100 ulua poles in a row. Finally we have a place to fish! I can't wait.
Smells Like Nice Island

Honolulu, HI

#41 Nov 1, 2007
Can finally drive your car THROUGHOUT THE STATE ... as it is meant to be; GOD BLESS AMERICA!
READ iT

United States

#43 Nov 1, 2007
give me a break all the protestors need to wake up get a job and get off of welfare. Able bodied citizens need to work not live off of tax payers dollars.. GO Superferry... go to work protesters..

Aina in Turkey what a turkey
DeaadHorseBeater

Haiku, HI

#44 Nov 1, 2007
Angy and Bruce Irons are what color and where are they from?

Since: Oct 07

Oahu

#45 Nov 2, 2007
Almost a 4-1 ratio... SF Bill passed!!! LMAO

Dems are sure covering their behind.... they are surely thinking of taxpayers wealth...err welfare.

After all, no one wants to renege on a 140 Mil Bond and have taxpayers ante up. Not that we don't pay enough taxes.
BK Dutro

Kihei, HI

#46 Nov 2, 2007
Let the protesters put the issue to rest.Let the Superferry sail!
As long as they abide by the rules,
give them a chance.Congradulaions to Randy Awo and his staff of DLNR
for preventing the abuse of Maui's precious resources.
hewa

Honolulu, HI

#47 Nov 2, 2007
3 hour for go to
my ohana in maui
karayyyzee sea sik
Let the SF sail.
I give it 4 months until
she sink lika rock!!!!
Haikus baby, gotta luv em.
kaleo

Honolulu, HI

#48 Nov 2, 2007
hewa wrote:
3 hour for go to
my ohana in maui
karayyyzee sea sik
Let the SF sail.
I give it 4 months until
she sink lika rock!!!!
Haikus baby, gotta luv em.
whatever...

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