Pasha Hawaii: A Family Company Built on Innovation

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Hawaii Business Founders & Visionaries

George W. Pasha III after graduating from the University of San Francisco became his father’s business partner. In the 1940s, Pasha’s father opened an auto service and repair station where he also stored vehicles for military personnel stationed overseas.

Pasha Hawaii Recognized for Environmental Excellence

Thursday, November 14, 2013

At a November 13 ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C., the Chamber of Shipping of America (CSA) presented 2013 Environmental Achievement Awards to those vessels that have achieved environmental excellence for at least a two-year period. Once again, Pasha Hawaii's Jean Anne received this distinguished honor. Since the vessel's eligibility in 2009, the company has been recognized three times for this award.

Rock and Roll (On) with Pasha Hawaii and Grace Pacific

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Grace Pacific's Makakilo Quarry, in operation for over 25 years in Honolulu, provides valuable resources for all facets of Hawaii's construction Industry. Historically it has produced 70 percent of the Grade A quality aggregate used for asphalt paving on the island. To reduce the demand for aggregate, the company has invested more than a million dollars in equipment that allows them to recycle concrete demolition rubble and worn-out asphalt pavements.

Clear Sailing

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Organized by the Transpacific Yacht Club, the Transpac is a 2225-mile race from Point Fermin in Los Angeles to Diamond Head, just east of Honolulu. Since the first event in 1906, this is among the world's great ocean races, and biennially attracts the world's most talented offshore sailing adventurers.

Making Moves for the Military

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Flight Time
Pasha Hawaii carried some pretty impressive cargo recently. On behalf of the Hawaii Army National Guard, twelve massive Chinook helicopters left Pearl Harbor on Jean Anne's Voyage 208E destined for offloading and reassembly at Pasha's National City terminal in San Diego. Safely arriving on June 12, the reassembled Chinooks took off one at a time, headed for their ultimate destination at Fort Hood TX.

The Spirit of Aloha

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Recognizing the growth opportunities to come when the Marjorie C launches in 2014, as well as noting a healthy increase in our existing business, Pasha Hawaii is ramping up its presence in Honolulu. A recent move to spacious new headquarters in the Fort Street Tower of the TOPA Financial Center allows room for an expanded sales staff, and its location overlooking the Harbor provides easy accessibility to our clients.

Adding New Capacity

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

It has been 162 years since King Kamehameha III chose Honolulu as the official capital of the Kingdom of Hawaii. At the heart of this beautiful Island paradise lies Honolulu Harbor, once a small and dormant fishing village. The King's proclamation was the impetus that led to the development of the harbor to attract vessels of all types so the kingdom would prosper, and its people would be well-provided for. In 2012, its evident this goal was met, as the harbor is very much a center of bustling commerce, as numerous large ships and tankers navigate its waters day and night.

Pasha Hawaii Cuts Steel for Second Vessel

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Honolulu, HI - Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii today announced the M/V Marjorie C's first steel plate was cut, launching the official start of construction for the company's second vessel. The steel was cut at VT Halter Marine's shipyard in Pascagoula, MS. The Marjorie C is on schedule to deliver in 2014 when she will enter the Mainland/Hawaii trade lane. She will sail opposite Pasha Hawaii's Pure Car Truck Carrier M/V Jean Anne, enabling Pasha to provide weekly service to Hawaii.

Pasha Hawaii Finalizes Design for Second Ship

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii today announced the final design specifications for their second ship, currently under construction with VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, MS. The ship will be a combination Container and Roll-On/Roll-Off Car Truck Carrier ("ConRo") based on a proven design by the Uljanik Shipyard, Croatia. The ship will sail under the name Marjorie C in honor of CEO and President George Pasha IV's maternal grandmother Marjorie Catherine Ryan. The Marjorie C will hail from the Port of Honolulu. She is expected to enter service in 2014.

Pasha Hawaii to Build Second Vessel

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Honolulu, HI - Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii today announced the signing of a contract with VT Halter Marine, Pascagoula, MS, for the construction of a ship to enter the Hawaii/Mainland trade lane. The ship's base price is $144 million and is estimated to deliver in 2014.

The new ship represents the second vessel to join Pasha Hawaii's fleet, and will allow the company to provide weekly service between the West Coast and Hawaii. The company also signed an option agreement for the construction of a third vessel with a base price of $137 million.


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