Monday, June 30, 2014

Travelore News: Mokulele Airlines Announces Grand Opening Celebration For Kalaeloa Airport- Special Introductory Webfare Of $99 Round Trip Including Taxes And Fees For The New Kalaeloa-Kahului Offered

Ceremony set to take place on July 1, 15 years to the day from the closing of the former Barber's Point Naval 
Air Base John Rogers Field on Oahu.
 Mokulele Airlines has announced that it will host a grand
 opening celebration on July 1 at the airline's newest service location, Kalaeloa Airport on west Oahu, marking
 the  successful conclusion of a year of preparations. Kalaeloa is located at the former Barber's Point Naval Air
 Base John Rogers Field, and the grand opening and inaugural flight will take place 15 years to the day that the
 former base was closed and turned over to the State of Hawaii.
Mokulele Airlines Hawaii's #1 Island Hopper.
The celebration, which is open to the public, will begin with a facility tour and entertainment by Kainani & Friends.
 Jenn Boneza, TV personality for Oceanic Cable 16 and Hawaii Five-0 actress will serve as the Mistress of
Ceremonies.  Ron Hansen, president & CEO of Mokulele Airlines will welcome guests and special guest
 speakers will include Evelyn Souza, Chairperson of Neighborhood Board #24; Senator Mike Gabbard,
 Representative Karen Awana, Ross Higashi Deputy Director Airports Hawaii DOT,  and Shan S. Tsutsui,
 Lieutenant Governor of the State of Hawaii. Dignitaries from the Hawaii Department of Transportation will also
 be in attendance and Kahu Daniel "Kaniela" Akaka, Jr. will offer a  traditional Hawaiian blessing of the airport
and the plane that will make the inaugural flight July 1 will mark the beginning of Mokulele's daily nonstop service to Kahului, Maui from Kalaeloa, with six  scheduled daily flights, three each way. The inaugural flight to Kahului will depart at 1:00 pm.
 After the plane departs, closing remarks will be offered by Mokulele's executive vice president and COO Dave
Berry and a reception will follow with entertainment by award-winning slack key master Kawika Kahiapo and
 refreshments  provided by Chef Paul Onishi, of the Culinary Art Academy and Young Life Oahu High School
 Students. Kalaeloa will be the ninth airport Mokulele serves. As with most of the other airports Mokulele
 operates from,  parking is hassle-free and TSA screenings are not required. Travelers will also save time by
 eliminating the need to drive to and from Honolulu on the H1. Mokulele is offering a special introductory webfare
 of $99 roundtrip  including taxes and fees for the new Kalaeloa-Kahului route for reservations booked through
 July 31th for travel through August 30. More information is available at

About Mokulele Airlines
Mokulele Airlines, flying the skies of Hawaii since 1994, was purchased by TransPac Aviation, Inc. in 2011
 with a goal of providing high quality, low-cost interisland air service. Mokulele, which is headquartered in Kailua
-Kona, now offers more than 120 flights a day connecting Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and the Big Island on its
 fleet of nine-passenger, turbine-powered Cessna Grand Caravans. For reservations & information, visit,, contact your favorite travel agent or call 866-260-7070.

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