Thursday, 1 December 2011

American Safari Cruises seeks to resolve community concerns on Molokai

Protesters blockade ASC Safari Explorer
at Kaunakakai, Molokai.
American Safari Cruises CEO Dan Blanchard issued a statement this afternoon informing the Molokai Community that the company’s vessel will postpone its planned Friday and Saturday visits to the island.

“I want to express my sincere appreciation for the overwhelming participation in last night’s community meeting,” said Blanchard in the email statement.

Blanchard said it is the company’s intention to find “a workable solution to this situation.”

“We are working with members of the community to further this goal,” said Blanchard. “In this effort, we have elected to postpone the Safari Explorer’s arrival in Moloka’i.”

Read full report at: mauinow.com