Talk of the inter-island ferry remains! Back for its 6th revison trial!

A public opinion survey of state transportation issues revealed a yearning for an interisland ferry, with 83 percent of those polled by SMS on behalf of the state Department of Transportation saying a marine transportation system should be part of the state’s overall infrastructure, although pro-ferry sentiment was much weaker on Kauai.

An interisland ferry has been part of the state’s long-range transportation planning since the first plan in 1961. That plan, now called the Hawaii Statewide Transportation Plan, is undergoing its sixth revision.

Each revision looks forward 25 years, so the current one will attempt to assess needs through 2035, planning officer David Shimokawa told a lightly attended informational meeting Monday night at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The past revision was completed in 2002.

Security was the question most people didnt answer. Maui news is wondering how all the illigal fire works get here and security should be a concern. To read more you can go to Maui