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aug 27 2007

Hawaii surfers protest new Superferry

"A dozen protesters on surfboards blocked Hawaii's Superferry from docking for two hours on Sunday," according to the AP, via Yahoo News. The protesters are worried about the ship's environmental impact.

Earlier: Budget Travel's story on the new Superferry.

Related: Here's a report on the protest from a local TV news show:

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And here's video of what it was like to ride the SuperFerry on its inaugural voyage.

Update 8/28: The protesters win! A judge has put a temporary halt on Superferry trips, according to CNN.com.

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