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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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Young Brothers leader celebrates 43 years with the company

Oahu native Bobby Young remembers hand-stacking cargo, plans to retire next year By Hilary Reeves Robert “Bobby” Young grew up in the small Oahu neighborhood of Iwalani Place, in Kaimuki, just below the island’s towering Diamond Head crater. In the

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Iver Foss Chief Mate relishes career as a mariner

Originally from Hawaii, Megan Rycraft said sense of ‘community, family, and teamwork’ keep her spirits high in the Arctic By Hilary Reeves Megan Rycraft’s parents moved from California to the Hamakua Coast outside of Hilo, Hawaii when she was just

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Hydrogen fuel cell generator settles in at Young Brothers

Strategic Planning Manager Nami Ohtomo hopes to see more renewable energy across maritime industry By Hilary Reeves The U.S. Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories recently began a six-month test of its prototype maritime hydrogen fuel cell generator at the

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