Superferry Sets Sail for Hawaii

(KHNL) - The long-awaited Hawaii Superferry is coming to its new home.

It left Thursday morning for its 7,600 mile journey from Mobile, Alabama.

The Alakai will go through the Panama Canal and make a brief stop in Los Angeles to refuel. From there, it's non-stop to Hawaii.

The Akalai is schedule to arrive in early July. Service to and from Oahu, Kauai and Maui should start late summer.