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Catamaran businesses wary of permit plan

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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / crussell@staradvertiser.com

Woody Brown Jr. runs his family's Waikiki catamaran touring business, which was founded more than 60 years ago by his father, Woody Brown, inventor of the modern catamaran. Brown and other catamaran operators were notified earlier this month of a proposal to shift them to a commercial permit system.