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Young Brothers, Limited (YB) is Hawaiʻi's foremost interisland freight handling and transportation company. We serve individuals and businesses alike, moving goods by barge among the Hawaiian Islands. We are the only regularly scheduled common carrier authorized by the State of Hawaii to transport your goods over water from one island to another.

We can handle almost any shipment. Our fleet of seven barges has a combined capacity of over 60,000 tons, and our equipment can accommodate a range of capacity needs. From food and other refrigerated cargo, to building materials, equipment, and cars, we have a solution for every type of cargo.

We offer fast, frequent, and reliable service to the following ports: Nāwiliwili on Kauaʻi, Kahului on Maui, Kaunakakai on Molokaʻi, Kaumalapau on Lānaʻi, Honolulu on Oʻahu, and Hilo and Kawaihae on the Island of Hawai’i. Most routes are serviced at least twice a week by overnight sailings.

From reservation to pickup, our team of 340 employees works day and night to move your goods quickly, securely, and seamlessly across the Hawaiian Islands. That’s what makes Young Brothers your neighbor island partner.