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This map depicts the course the James family members took along their voyage before their Feb. 8 rescue. The voyage took the three-man crew from Mexico to approximately 300 miles northeast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The boat became disabled while in rough seas. The crew called the Coast Guard, who coordinated the rescue with the Horizon Reliance cargo vessel, registered to the Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

PMA, ILWU announce West Coast waterfront contract

MEDIA RELEASE The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union have announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports. The deal was reached with assistance from U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez and Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Deputy Director Scot Beckenbaugh. The […]

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State Capitol Building, Honolulu

Slom: Hawaii could face food, goods shortages

MEDIA RELEASE Sen. Sam Slom will express his concern about the West Coast shipping labor dispute Friday on the Senate floor, and will file a Senate resolution calling on President Obama to use his power under the Taft-Hartley Act to force the parties to return to normal work and negotiate. Negotiations between the Pacific Maritime […]

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