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Mufi Makes It Interesting, Vows To Bring Back Hawaii Superferry

** FILE ** In a June 30, 2007 file photo a surfer catches a wave at Kakaako Waterfront Park as the Hawaii Superferry approach
** FILE ** In a June 30, 2007 file photo a surfer catches a wave at Kakaako Waterfront Park as the Hawaii Superferry approaches Honolulu. Hawaii Superferry said Monday night, March 16, 2009, it has decided "to cease operations for the present" in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling it unfairly was allowed to bypass an environmental review. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia/file)

If Mufi Hannemann is elected governor he will bring back the Superferry.

That’s the promise the former Honolulu mayor made Tuesday after taking his nomination oath and introducing his running mate, Les Chang.

Hanneman is running for governor as a member of the new Hawaii Independent Party, and now must define himself in what looms as a three-way race in the general election. The fact that he picked the Superferry is a curious — and bold — way of differentiating himself, considering the controversy that surrounded it.

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