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Flying To the Friendly Island of Moloka’i

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The Hawaiian island of Moloka’i is home to a pair of airports with commercial airline service. Known as the “friendly isle”, it is inhabited by close to 7,500 people and does not attract anywhere near the tourist traffic that the nearby islands of O’ahu and Maui do. Travel by sea is a limited option, so aviation plays a key role in the transportation of passengers and freight between the other Hawaiian Islands and Moloka’i.  Three airlines serve the island, and all three have different styles and levels of service. Even the two airports, both of which are owned and operated by the State of Hawaii, serve different needs of the island.


The geography of the island dictates how each airport serves different locales...

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