LAHAINA -- Island Marine here plans to start ferry service sometime
this month from Molokai to Lahaina, Mondays through Saturdays.
Island Marine will use the 149-passenger Molokai Prin-cess on
the ferry route and charge $42.40 per person, including taxes. The
ferry fee is commissionable at 15%.
The ferry ride between the two islands will take about one hour
and 15 minutes. The Molokai Princess has two cabins and one
open-air observation deck.
At press time, Island Marine was having the ferry refurbished in
Honolulu and could only say that it would start the service
sometime during the first part of April.
The Molokai Princess will start the day in Molokai, leaving
Kaunakakai at 6 a.m. and arriving at the Lahaina Harbor at 7:15
a.m. From Maui, the ferry will leave at 5:15 p.m., arriving in
Kaunakakai at 6:30 p.m.
For ferry reservations and ticket sales call Island Marine at
(800) 275-6969 or visit the Internet at www.molokaiferry.com.