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Dear Valued Customer,


The following is provided for your information:

Holiday Schedules

The offices listed below will be closed for the holidays as follows:


Respect for the Aged Day

Autumnal Equinox Day

Sports Day

September 18

September 23

October 9


King’s Birthday (Perth)

Friday before the AFL Grand Final (Victoria)

Labour Day (Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra)

King’s Birthday (Brisbane)

September 25

September 29


October 2


October 2


Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

National Day

September 29

October 1 - 3


Please remember that certain offices are across the International Dateline. The dates above are their dates, not the actual U.S. date.


Fuel Related Surcharge Increase – Hawaii / Guam / Micronesia

Since reducing their Fuel Surcharge on July 30th, there has been a consistent and substantial increase in marine fuel prices. As a result, Matson will increase its Fuel Surcharge by four percent, effective October 15, 2023.


The surcharge for Hawaii service will increase from 37% to 41%. Guam/CNMI service will increase from 38% to 42%, and Micronesia service will increase from 42% to 46%.   


Maui Strong

Our thoughts and prayers remain with our Ohana and everyone affected by the devastating Maui wildfires as we continue to wish for a speedy recovery.


Maui is constantly reevaluating its needs as time goes on. If you would like to donate, please see the list of foundations below. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide you with updates for support.


            Monetary Donations

      Hawaiian Salvation Army

      Hawaii Community Foundation Maui Strong Fund (Aina Momona)

      Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (Kaik'o Maui Fund) - The Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, Alakaina Foundation Family, and Kako’o Haleakala will match up to $100,000 in donations for Kako’o Maui.

      Aloha United Way (Maui Fire Relief Fund)

      Hawaii Foodbank

Project Cargo

Shipping oversize or heavy cargo, or require unique solutions from origin to destination worldwide? As a premier service provider, we understand specialized project needs and can offer the fastest, safest, and most economical method of moving your goods. DHX has an unsurpassed ability to handle all integral parts of the process, from trucking companies to crating, warehousing, loading companies, port stevedoring, ocean carriers, and more. 

For a rate quote or more information, please contact a Project Specialist at 800.488.4888 (U.S. only) or 310.537.2000, Ext. 1208, or email us at

Warehousing and Storage


Do you need short or long-term storage and distribution services in Hawaii?


Our DHX-Dependable Hawaiian Express facilities are conveniently located across the Hawaiian Islands in Honolulu (Oahu), Wailuku (Maui), and Kona (the Big Island), as well as Guam, to provide you with a simple solution for order fulfillment. For further information, please contact Eli Forkner at 800.488.4888, Ext. 1740.


DHX Blog – Shipping Insights

We encourage you to visit our blog at for our latest updates, progress, helpful hints, and shipping insights. Once there, you can access links to our other social media pages, where we share company items we believe are newsworthy.


Tell Us How We’re Doing


We use Trustpilot, an online platform for sharing customer experiences. Please visit our Trustpilot page and let us know how we are doing. Your feedback will guide us to improve our service to you and others - our customers!


We would love to hear your feedback!


Should you have additional questions, please contact your local office or our Corporate Customer Service Center at 800.488.4888, Ext. 2020, or email us at


Thank you for your business - we appreciate it!