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Record steel shipment arrives
Developers of the $165 million Pan Pacific Plaza have unloaded the largest delivery of fabricated steel in the history of Honolulu Harbor -- 5,500 tons.
The steel was shipped to Hawaii on the Moku Pahu, California & Hawaiian Sugar Co.'s giant sugar tug and barge, which usually travels to California or Louisiana loaded with sugar and returns empty.
Irwin Daniels, a partner in Bishop Street Associates, which is developing the 450,000-square-foot office complex, said above-ground construction will start at Bishop and Fort streets in two weeks.
An additional 1,000 tons of fabricated steel will be needed to complete …