Mokulele Airlines News Release
Mokulele Airlines celebrates King Kamehameha Day tomorrow by lei’ing the first 500 passengers who travel from all nine Hawaiian airports, including Molokai and Kalaupapa airports.
“Mokulele was founded in 1994 by a native Hawaiian, Rebecca “Kawehi” Inaba with the goal to share the beauty of the islands with passengers,” said Ron Hansen, President & CEO of Mokulele Airlines, “Our mission to honor that passion has only magnified. That’s why we provide daily service to Hawaii’s most smallest communities including Hana, Waimea and Kapalua.”
Mokulele Airlines has the newest fleet of aircrafts in the state and operates over 120 daily flights from nine airports including – Honolulu and Kalaeloa (Barbers Point) airports on Oahu, Kapalua, Kahului and Hana airports on Maui, Kona and Waimea airport on the Big Island, Ho‘olehua and Kalaupapa airports and Mokokai.
“We feel our mission to make it easy for kama’aina and visitors to experience the beauty the islands and King Kamehameha’s mission to unite the people of the Hawaiian Islands are closely aligned,” said Hansen. “Each station created their own lei’s with local lei makers and we also were also excited to have a beautiful performance for passengers in Kalaeloa airport by Halau Hula ‘ o Pualehua, from Mililani under the direction of Kumu An-g Pualehua Sylva.”
“Mokulele Airlines is a family owned and operated business, and we believe strongly in treating our passengers like family so we wanted to do something special to commemorate this important holiday and share Aloha.”