Judge: SuperFerry Can Go Back to Kauai, For Now

LIHUE, Kauai (KHNL) - A state judge on Kauai has rejected a request to issue a temporary restraining order to bar the Hawaii Superferry from using Nawiliwili Harbor.

However, Circuit Judge Randal Valenciano will consider issuing a permanent restraining order September 17th.

A statement from Hawaii SuperFerry says: "We are pleased with the decision by Judge Valenciano... we look forward to resuming service and providing the people of Hawaii with a safe and reliable inter-island ferry system."

SuperFerry officials did not announce when the service would resume.