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Parting Shot – October 17, 2019

Truckin’ Wahine

Photo: Aaron Yoshino

Time: Wednesday, 9:48 a.m.
Location: Sand Island State Recreation Area, Honolulu
Photographer: Aaron K. Yoshino

Honolulu Freight Service, founded in 1937, provides cargo shipping and handling in Hawai‘i and between here and the Mainland. Local operations run from terminals in Honolulu and Kapolei, where goods are warehoused and transferred. Louise Loo has been a class A commercial driver’s license tractor driver with HFS for five years. Among the challenges, Loo says, are ensuring that flatbed trailer loads are safely loaded and strapped down. Among the perks is “You get into unique places and travel all over the island. We see a lot of places and back roads.” 

Major Maritime Maintenance

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