March 17, 2009
Superferry starts employee layoffs
Hawaii Superferry said today that with operations currently suspended, "we unfortunately have to start releasing employees beginning Friday, March 20. Total employment at HSF is 161 full and part time employees and 75 contracted employees."
"These are exceptional people who have been valued members of our company. Anyone who has sailed on Alakai can attest to their competence and Aloha to our customers," said a company statement
Hawaii Superferry is working with the Department of Labor's Rapid Response team to provide employees with relocation assistance.