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Married NAC cargo pilots took different routes to heavy-jet dreams

Ko and Lan pilot Boeing 767s from Honolulu and Miami. By Hilary Reeves Hongchul An (Ko) and Ran An (Lan) have many things in common: they were both born and raised in Tokyo, emigrating to the United States as teenagers.

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YB Machine Operator counts coworkers as ‘ohana’

Noe Hewlen: ‘I am very proud of my 29 years of service.’ By Hilary Reeves Noe Hewlen is Young Brother’s only female Machine Operator, a title proudly bestowed more than 20 years ago. “I used to deliver 20 cases of

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Kāpena Raymond Alapa‘i christened in New Orleans

Sponsor Lynne Parrott: ‘(Captain) Alapa‘i…was loved by all who knew him.’ By Hilary Reeves The Kāpena Raymond Alapa‘i – the second of four new ocean-going tugs slated to begin neighbor island service for Young Brothers – was christened on October

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Coast Guardsman settling in as manager of Foss’s emergency response

Rob Nakama’s unique experience proved essential in Kuwait during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and on the ground stateside during Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon disaster By Hilary Reeves Just two weeks after accepting the U.S. Coast Guard’s congratulations on a

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Foss Maritime Center lead credits project’s early success to the ‘folks in the seats’

Chris Wolf: ‘There’s little to limit the potential…’ By Hilary Reeves Chris Wolf joined Foss Maritime as a dispatcher in 1984. “I’ll never forget my interview with Steve Scalzo,” he said. “I made a commitment that I was in for

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