The History


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Jan. 22, 2006 Honolulu Star-Bulletin

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June 25, 2006 Honolulu Advertiser

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Wings of Paradise, Hawaii's Incomparable Airlines- Begun 20 years ago, this 400 page hard-bound history tells the true story of Hawaii's amazing airlines from the preparations for air service in 1929 up through the bankruptcy travails of 2005.

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In the News

Hawaiian Airlines Soars Under Chief Executive's Vision
12/28/11- Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Air Scores $25.6 Million Profit
10/18/11- Star-Advertiser

Allegiant Air Plans Expansion to Isles
7/9/11- Star-Advertiser

Airlines Give State Tourism a Lift
7/1/11- Star-Advertiser

Demand for Pilots Is Predicted to Soar
6/21/11- USA Today

Hawaiian Airlines Bags $54M in Fees
6/14/11- Star-Advertiser

Historic Plane Reunites Airline Workers
5/15/11- Star-Advertiser

Spirit of Aloha (Air Cargo)
5/9/11- Star-Advertiser

Fuel Hedging Helps Hawaiian Turn Profit
4/27/11- Star-Advertiser

Isles Within Reach (Southwest Airlines)
4/18/11- Star-Advertiser

Airline Seats to Hawaii Seen Holding
Steady this Quarter

4/6/11- Star-Advertiser

Crisis Prompts JAL to Trim Isle Flights
3/29/11- Star-Advertiser

Airline Maps Out China-Hawaii Runs
3/3/11- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines adds Osaka route
2/14/11- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines Earnings Double
2/2/11- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Passenger Traffic Increases
Go! Mokulele Air Traffic Declines

1/14/11- Star-Advertiser

Aloha Airlines Name Sold
1/5/11- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian and ANA Form Cargo Pact
12/21/10- Star-Advertiser

Continental Adds Hilo Flights
12/16/10- Star-Advertiser

Go! Mokulele Air Traffic Off 12%
12/15/10- Star-Advertiser

Isle Air Carriers Make Money, Vow Stable Fares
12/5/10- Star-Advertiser

Aloha Air Cargo Expands Fleet
12/4/10- Star-Advertiser

Tourism Rises in Isles
12/1/10- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Increases Sydney Service
11/23/10- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Air Going Global (Hanaeda service)
11/14/10- Star-Advertiser

Go! Mokulele Traffic Decreases 5.8%
11/11/10- Star-Advertiser

Southwest Sizes Up Isles for New Route
10/29/10- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines Earns $30.5 Million
10/20/10- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Air Traffic Rises 5.5%
9/8/10- Star-Advertiser

Alaska Finds Sweet Isle Air
9/18/10- Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Speeds Up Airbus Delivery
8/13/10- Star-Advertiser

More Flights Coming
8/6/10- Star Advertiser

Go! Mokulele Air Traffic Falls
7/22/10- Star Advertiser

Pilots Return to Dedicate Kaanapali Airport Monument
7/1/10- Lahaina News

Airlines Taking Wing for Isles Again
7/1/10- Star Advertiser

Alaska Air Bringing Bay Area to Kauai
6/26/10- Star Advertiser

Lee Steele Named President of Aloha Air Cargo
6/22/10- Star Advertiser

Hawaii's Interisland Airfares Settling Down
5/30/10- Honolulu Advertiser

Survivor (Island Air)
5/9/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Lands at Haneda
5/8/10 - Honolulu Star-Bulletin

New Era for Hawaiian Air
5/4/10= Honolulu Star-Bulletin

United and Continental to Merge in $3B Deal
5/4/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Turbulent First Quarter for Hawaiian Air
4/23/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Goes Back to its Roots
4/22/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Parent's Earnings Sink 99.1%
4/22/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Allegiant Readies Isle Debut
4/21/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Top go! Mokulele exec to resign
4/17/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

500 ex-Aloha Workers Now at Hawaiian
4/13/10- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Leads in Service
4/13/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Traffic Declines
Island Air Offers Spring Sale

4/7/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Mokulele Taking Off for Lanai
4/6/10- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines Reaches Tentative Agreement with Mechanic's Union
3/31/10- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines Expands New Fleet with Another
New Airbus A330 for Delivery in 2011

3/9/10- Pacific Business News

Go! Mokululele Passenger Traffic Drops
3/9/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Travel Firm to Launch Isle Routes
3/6/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Mokulele Traffic Falls
2/18/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Eyes Tokyo Slot
2/17/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

In a Repeat, Hawaiian Takes '09 On-Time Title
2/13/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Contract Services Gets go! Pact
2/13/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Bill Cleared to Study State-backed Ferry
2/9/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Reports 'Remarkable' Year of Soaring Income in 2009
2/5/10- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines finishes year with $35M Quarterly Gain
2/5/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Dispute Between Mesa and Delta Heads to Bankruptcy Court in July
2/4/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Island Air Names New CEO
1/27/10- Honlulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Seeks Relief
1/6/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Experts See Higher Isle Airfares Ahead
1/6/10- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Air Group Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
1/5/10- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Pilots and Hawaiian Air Arrive at Pact
12/19/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Lingle Frees $36.9M for Major Terminal Expansion
12/3/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Island Air Offers $99 Round-trip Fare
11/24/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

October Traffic Down 14% for go!
11/09/09- Pacific Business News

Pilots Want Out of Talks
10/27/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Fares Ready to Take Off
10/25/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines to Drop Interisland Flight Capacity
10.21.09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

74 More in Airline Layoffs
10/21/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Airlines Begin Transition
10/15/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Joining Forces
10/14/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaii Interisland Carrier Mokulele Will Merge with go! Airline
10/14/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Pacific Air Cargo Goes Inter-Island
10/8/09- Pacific Business News

Hawaiian Airlines' Planes 83.8% Full
10/6/09- Honolulu Advertiser

HAL Pilots Say Yes to Strike
9/12/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Air Name Safe from go!
9/3/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Adds Another Bag Fee
9/3/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Delta and Mesa Air Lock Horns Again
8/31/09- Atlanta Business Chronicle

Mokulele Denies Analyst Report that It May Close
8/29/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Offers $24.99 1-Way Fares
8/26/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Carriers Offer $34 Fares
8/20/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian to Hire for 170 New Jobs
8/18/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele Owner Buys Frontier
8/14/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Suffers $2.7M Quarterly Net Loss
8/11/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Passenger Count Up 5.9%
8/7/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Air Tops Again
8/5/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Fatigue, Sleep Disorder Led Pilots to Doze During Flight
8/4/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Fills More Seats in Fewer Planes
Mokulele Sets Passenger Record
Hawaiian Offers Mainland Discounts

8/4/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hello Hainan Air!
7/31/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Republic Air Increases Its Stake in Mokulele
7/31/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Nets $27.5 Million
7/28/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Island Air Drops Hilo-Kahului Service
7/18/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

DOT Cuts Lounge Fee at Airport in Hilo
7/16/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaii May Apply for Spaceport License
7/14/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Air's First Plane in 1929 Is Returning Home
7/14/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Restores Lower Hilo-Honolulu Fare
7/14/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hilo Flights Likely to Cost More
7/10/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Filled 71% of Planes in June
7/3/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Freedom to Fly (Mesa wins Delta Lawsuit)
7/2/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele Co-owner Acquires Midwest Air
6/24/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Yucaipa Will Appeal Aloha Decision
5/23/09- Honolulu Advertiser

No Aloha for go!
5/16/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Can't Use Aloha Name
5/16/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Judge Denies Mesa's Bid to License Aloha Name
5/15/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Lands in the Red
5/12/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele Delays Jet Delivery Again
5/8/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Judge OKs Aloha Airlines' $5.5M Settlement in Pension Case
5/6/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Mokulele Air Gets $2.5M
5/6/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Pilots Union Puts Hawaiian Air "on Notice"
4/30/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Auction of "Aloha Airlines" Delayed Again
4/29/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Flyin'
4/29/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Sues Delta Over Contract
4/27/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Flyin' High- Hawaiian Airlines CEO receive $3.3M compensation
4/18/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Airlines Pilots Picket for Contract
4/7/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air, Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract
4/7/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Interisland $28 Fares Offered
4/3/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

What Really Happened to Aloha Airlines
3/31/09- KGMB Sunrise with Howard Dicus

Rivals Fight to Fill Aloha's Void
3/31/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

For ex-Aloha Crew, It's Been a Rough Ride
3/29/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Airlines Failure Helped Hawaiian the Most
3/27/09- Pacific Business News

Hawaiian Air to Buy Back Stock
3/27/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele to Add Daily Flights to Hilo
3/25/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Ends Deal with Mokulele
3/24/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele Gets Cash, New CEO
3/20/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Superferry Suspended
3/17/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Name Auction Voided
3/4/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Sale of Aloha Airlines Name Declared Invalid
3/4/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Superferry Slashes Fares to $39
2/27/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Island Air, go! Form Code-Share
2/20/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele Pays Partner, But Other Deadline Looms
2/19/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Ended '08 with $11.9M Slump
2/19/09- Honolulu Advertiser

Local Airline Hits Rough Skies
2/18/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Banks First Profit
2/18/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Load Factor Falls
2/6/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Airfare Price Matching Continues
1/9/09- KHON2

Interisland Airfares Drop Again
1/9/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Carriers Offer $28 Fares
1/8/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! and Aloha Contract Team Up
1/7/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

David Benz/ 1920-2008
1/1/09- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Demise Signals Turbulent Year
12/31/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Pilots Admit Dozing in Flight
12/26/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Punctuates a Bad Airline Business Idea
12/18/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Carries More Passengers But Load Factor Slips
12/15/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Don't Let Mainland Predators Take 'Aloha' from Isle Residents
12/14/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Licensing Bid Fails Isle 'Aloha' Test
12/10/ 08- Honolulu Advertiser

No Aloha for Go!
12/4/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Judge Blasts Effort to sell Aloha Airlines Name to Mesa
12/3/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Chance to Fly as Aloha Will Have to Wait Till February
12/3/08- KHON2

Go! Airlines Could Be Named Aloha Airlines
11/28/08- KGMB9

Mesa Settles Aloha Suit
11/29/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Name May Return to Hawaii Skies in Mesa Deal
11/29/08- Honolulu Advertiser

First Flight (Mokulele Airlines e170 Jets)
11.20/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Yucaipa Leads Bidding for Aloha Air Trademarks
11/19/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele Adds Jet Service to Maui
11/11/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Southwest Mulls Service to Hawaii
11/11/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Mokulele Sues Mesa Air
11/5/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Paul Finazzo, 79, Navigate Hawaiian Air in Tough Times
11/1/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines Earnings Plummet
10/30/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Superferry Delays Big Isle Service
10/29/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Adds 2 Airbus Jets
10/28/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Air Sues Mokulele Airlines
10/23/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Airfares Could Head Back Down with Mokulele Deal
10/16/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Air Jamaica Picks Former Isle Airline Exec as CEO
10/11/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Republic Airways May Step into Hawaii Interisland Market
10/8/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa and It's Pilots Approve Tentative Deal
10/8/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Carries 11% More Passengers
10/3/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Adds Interisland Flights
10/03/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Lower Fuel Prices Helping Airlines Shore Up Their Cash
9/19/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Air Pilots Seeking Mediation
9/18/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Airlines to Add More Local Service
9/16/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Fuel Costs Up 78%
9/16/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go!'s Planes Less Full In August
9/9/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Posts Loss Despite Increase in Income
8/19/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaii Interisland Airfares Not Easing as Fuel Prices Drop
8/16/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Parent of go! Airlines Plans to Report Third-Quarter Loss
8/12/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Superferry Sees 40% Jump in Riders
8/5/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Adds Fees
7/31/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Payments Helps Hawaiian Earn $54.3M
7/31/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! to Impose $10 First-Bag Fee
7/16/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaii Airline Launches Baggage Fee
7/16/08- Honolulu Advertiser

GMAC Likely to Recover Most of $49M Loan to Airline
7/13/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Airline Reports Another Loss: $8.3M
7/1/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air Gains 4 Mainland Contracts
7/7/08- Honolulu Star-Bullitin

Aloha CEO Still Hoping Airline May Come Back
4/10/08- Honolulu Advertiser

The Upcoming Interisland Airline Race
4/6/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Sky Wars
4/6/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha's Lender Unable to Add Risk
4/6/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Employees Still in Shock over Shutdown
4/1/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Means Goodbye
4/1/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Air Shuts Down
3/31/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Lawmakers Step In to Help Aloha
3/29/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Lawmakers Consider Bailing Out Aloha Air
3/29/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air Bids to Fly in Midwest
3/25/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Senators Explore Ways to Help Aloha in Bankruptcy
3/25/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Air Hunting for Buyers
3/22/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Air Bankrupt
3/21/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Files for Bankruptcy, Blames Go!
3/21/08- Honolulu Advertiser

United, Continental Hike Airfares Up to $50
3/15/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian and Aloha Remain in Top Spots for Punctuality
3/5/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Soars Above Analysts' Negative Forecasts
2/28/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

FAA Wants to Know if Go! Pilots Fell Asleep
2/20/08- Honolulu Advertiser

FAA Investigates Whether Go! Flight Crew Fell Asleep
2/18/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Reconsiders Larger Planes
2/16/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

go! Losses Triple Last 3 Months of 2007
2/15/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Isle Airlines Top On-Time Ranks
2/6/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Air #1 in Punctuality for 4th Straight Year
2/5/08- Honolulu Advertiers

Hawaiian Airlines Complete $4.4B Deal for 24 Airbus Jets
2/5/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Superferry Toughing Out Winter Weather
2/3/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Repair Work Cancels Today's Superferry Sailings
2/1/08- Honolulu Advertiser

$29 Tickets Renew Airfare Battle
1/29/08- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Arthur Lewis, Hawaiian Chief, Mid Pac Co-founder
1/23/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian May Cancel Airbus Order
1/19/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Raises Airfare to Big Isle
1/17/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaii Interisland Airline Go! Lost $20 Million
1/16/08- Honolulu Advertiser

$68.2M Loss for Mesa Air
1/15/08- Honolulu Advertiser

go! Planes 65.8% Full Last Month
1/8/08- Honolulu Advertiser

Judge Rejects New Trial for Mesa
12/14/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Extends Contracts of 3 Execs
11/21/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaii Superferry Service to Maui Resumes Dec. 1
11/17/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Parent Faces Bond 'In Vicinity' of $98M
11/14/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Fires Disgraced CFO Murnane
11/6/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa to pay $80 Million
10/31/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

We're Unlike Previous Airline Competitors
10/2107- Honolulu Advertiser

Working with Folks who Love Hawaii
10/16/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Disputes $173 Million Claim
10/5/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaii Rival Airlines Wrapping Up Trial
10/5/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Starts Regional Flights in China
10/3/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Trial Reveals Mesa Plot for Fares
10/3/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Says go! Meant to Oust Aloha
10/3/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Haweaiian to Raise Fares if Mesa Leaves Market
10/2/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Opens New California Routes
10/2/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian CEO: If go! Leaves, Airfares Go Up
10/2/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Consultant Reaches Deal with Hawaiian
9/29/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Stock Dives after Hawaii Court Ruling
9/29/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Came to Isles Via Hawaiian's Data
9/28/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Judge Says Hawaiian Air Rival Misused Data
9/28/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Exec Defends Action in Lawsuit
9/27/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Denies Trying to Kill Off Hawaii Airline
9/27/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Blames Exec's Porn Purge for Deletion of Data Sought in Suit
9/26/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Says Key Hawaii Files Deleted in Purge
9/26/07 Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian and Mesa Vie for Skies in Court
9/25/07 Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa CFO Place on Leave
9/22/07 Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Criminal Defense Lawyer to Represent Mesa CFO
9/20/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Flies into Steep 2nd-Q Loss
9/18/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaii Airline Accuses Rival's Consultant
9/6/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Air Adds Philippines Route
8/28/07- Honolulu Advertiser

July Strong Month for Hawaii Airlines
8/10/07- Honolulu Star Bulletin

Hawaiian Airlines Narrows Net Loss
7/31/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Airline Suit Headed for Trial
7/28/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Fare War Flares
7/27/07- Pacific Business News

Go! Posts Increase in June Passengers
7/11/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Finalizes Expanded Deal with United
7/4/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Judge Dismisses Mesa Lawsuit Against Pilot
6/25/07- Pacific Business News

Aloha Pilots Asks Court to Dismiss Mesa Lawsuit
6/23/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Fare War Rekindles with $19 Tickets
6/15/07- Pacific Business News

Delayed? Best to be on Aloha, Hawaiian
6/15/07- Honolulu Advertiser

$1 Flights Too Much for go! Site
6/11/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Dollar Flights Flood, Crash Web Site
6/11/07- Pacific Business News

One Year Flying Hawaii (Go!)
6/7/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Fare War 'Can Easily Go' Second Year
6/3/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Alaska Airlines to offer Honolulu-Seattle Flights
5/31/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Interisland Fare War Ascends to New Level
5/29/07- Pacific Business News

Hawaiian Airlines to Lay Off 98 Workers
5/25/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Air Group Posts $24M Loss
5/10/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha's Losses Widen
5/10/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aviation Pioneer Benefited Plantations
5/8/07- Honolulu Advertiser

United Takes Stake in Aloha Airlines
5/4/07- Pacific Business News

United Takes Minority Stake in Aloha
5/4/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele Airlines Fleet Gets Boost from Investor
5/1/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Flights 64% Full, Says go! Airline
4/12/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Load Factor 91%
4/12/07- Pacific Business News

Pacific Wings to Double Molokai Flights
4/11/07- Honolulu Star Bulletin

Airline Pioneer Helped Hawaii Tourism Soar
Stanley C. Kennedy Jr./ 1921-2007
4/6/07- Honolulu Star Bulletin

Mesa Will No Longer Go to Lake Havasu
4/5/07- Pacific Business News

Hawaiian Named No. 1 in Airline Quality
4/2/07- Pacific Business Journal

Airline Halting Molokai Flights over FAA Dispute
(Molokai Air Shuttle)
3/30/07- Honolulu Star Bulletin

Airline Closure Hurts Visitors from Canada
(Harmony Airways Shutting Down)
3/28/07- Honolulu Star Bulletin

Hawaiian Air's Passenger Yield Falls
3/27/07- Honolulu Star Bulletin

Mesa Loses: Dismissal of Aloha Suit Rejected
3/22/07- Pacific Business News

Interisland Fare War Widens
3/19/07- Pacific Business News

Go! Sets off New Round of $19 Fares
3/16/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Pacific Wings Wrestles Away Mainland Contract from Mesa
3/9/07- Honolullu Star-Bulletin

New Study Will Not Delay Superferry
3/7/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Air Back to Trying Harder
3/6/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Opponents Attempt To Stop Superferry
3/5/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Sues Aloha Airlines Pilot
3/1/07- Pacific Business News

January Weakest Month for go! Flights
3/1/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Fewer Fly go! in January
3/1/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Adds Seattle, Samoa Flights
2/27/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Cuts Quarterly Loss
2/21/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Pacific Wings Takes Air War to Mesa's Home Turf
2/17/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! Touches Off New $29 Fare
2/13/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Isle Airlines Lead Nation in On-time Performance
2/8/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mokulele's goExpress! Fleet Taking Shape
2/6/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Profits Plunge at go! Parent Mesa
1/25/07- Pacific Business News

Pacific Wings Joins Airlines Offering $29 Fare
1/18/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Pacific Wings Launches Discount Division
1/16/07- Pacific Business News

Pacific Wings Bids for Mainland Route
1/10/07- Pacific Business News

Go! Says Planes Two-thirds Full
1/10/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Takes Fight to Federal Court
1/9/07- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Breaks Hawaiian's String as Best On-Time Airlines
1/3/07- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Sees Huge Potential in China
12/22/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa to Fly in China
12/21/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Below-Cost Fares Puzzle Aloha Airlines CEO
12/21/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Takes $10.6M Hit for the 3rd Quarter
12/19/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian In Talks to Outsource some Jobs
12/16/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Sets Yuletide Airfares at $25
12/15/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air Cuts Ticket Prices
12/14/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Bock: More than Fare War to Blame for Island Air Layoffs
12/4/06- Pacific Business News

Island Air Faults Go! For Layoffs, Route Cuts
12/2/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Island Air Says go! to Blame for Layoffs
12/2/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Pilots Seek to Enforce Award
11/30/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Fare War Quietly Resumes
11/29/06- Pacific Business News

Mesa Air Launches Controvery in Hawaii
11/29/06- MSNBC

Mesa Air Net Income Plunges 68%
11/22/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Vows to Keep $39 One-Way Fare
11/19/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Airline CEO Ornstein Makes Many See Red
11/199/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Airline "Heros" Fail in Skirmish with Go!
11/17/06- Pacific Business News

Go! Chief Receives Offensive T-shirt
11/15/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

ALPA Slams Mesa Air
11/13/06- Pacific Business News

Fare War Rekindles Again
11/10/06- Pacific Business News

Go! Airlines Sets Off $29 Price War Again
11/10/06-Honolulu Advertiser

October Slower Month for go! Airline
11/8/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Airlines Maintains Profits
11/2/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian, Aloha Top Air Performance Again
11/2/06- Pacific Business News

Hawaiian Air Earnings Ease; Operating Revenue Rises
11/2/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air May Expand to Vegas
10/24/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Wants Last Antitrust Allegation Thrown Out
10/19/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

More Passengers, More Losses
10/15/06- Pacific Business News

Go! Airline Owner Sued Over Secrecy Violations
10/14/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Lawsuit Calls go! 'Unfair'
10/14/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Airlines Sues Mesa Air Group
10/13/06- Pacific Business News

New Carrier Go! Fills Two-thirds of its Seats
10/10/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa load factor 72%; go! flies 66% full
10/09/06- Pacific Business News

Is the Sky the Limit?
10/08/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Avoids 1-Year Grounding
10/06/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Ornstein Says Rivals' Problems Not His Fault
9/28/06- Pacific Business News

Island Air Puts Hold on Expansion
9/27/06- Honolulu Advertiser

$19 Fares Give Go! Record Sales
9/26/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Denies Trying to Fell Rival
9/25/06- Pacific Bussiness News

Airline Says Go! Taking Revenge for Criticism
9/23/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

$19 Fare War Resumes, Intensifies
9/22/06 Pacific Business News

$19 Airfare Lower than Cab Ride
9/22/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Accused of Conspiring to Oust Aloha from Isle Market
9/16/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Isle Air Wars Intensify
9/14/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Competing with go! -- This Time, It's Personnel
9/13/06- Pacific Business News

Aloha Air Posts Smaller Loss
9/13/06- Pacific Business News

Aloha Air Narrows Its Net Loss in Quarter
9/13/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

More Competition, Fuel Costs Said to be Cause of Earnings Reversal
9/13/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Go! Reports It Filled Fewer Seats in August
9/8/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Start-up Suffers Drop in Ridership
9/8/06- Honolulu Advertiser

$29 Fare Returns in Latest Price War
9/7/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Air Names Bethune as Chairman
8/30/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air will start flying Kona-Lihue
8/30/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Pilots Comment on Pension Issue
8/27/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Go! to Pay $20,000 Over Use of Name
8/23/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Pension Issue Hits Home with Pilot of Ill-fated Aloha Flight 243
8/18/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Pension Agency Meets with Aloha Employees
8/16/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

go!-- Emptier Planes, New Fare Offer
8/14/06 - Pacific Business News

Got $29? Airlines Prolong Fare War
8/9/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Posts an Operating Profit
8/8/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Air Can't Be Denied, FAA Says
8/5/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Air, Union Agree
8/2/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Diverse Style Fills Aloha Airlines' History
7/30/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Carrier go! Announces $29 Fare
7/30/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Samoan Governor Orders Hawaiian Airlines Out
7/28/06- Honolulu Advertiser

After a Month, Airline $1M in Hole
7/28/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Lower Earnings for Mesa Air
7/27/06- Pacific Business News

New Carrier go! Losing About $300 a Flight
7/27/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Lower Earnings for Mesa Air
7/26/06- Pacific Business News

Judge Delays Hawaiian Air Suit Against Mesa
7/22/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha's CEO Weighs In
7/21/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Fares Below Short Mainland Routes
7/19/06- Pacific Business News

Airline Fare War Filling Isle Skies
7/19/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Local Airline Battle Flares Anew
7/15/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian, Aloha Fly Ontime the Most
New Interislan Carrier 82.5% Full

7/7/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian May Sue Former Consultant Over Secrets
7/1/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha to Fly Maui-Kona, Maui-Lihue
6/30/06- Pacific Business News

Hawaiian Trying to Stop go!
6/29/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Seeks Injunction Against Mesa
6/28/06- Pacific Business News

It's Time to go!
6/28/06- Midweek

Three-way 'Shootout' Seen in Airline Battle
Pacific Business News 6/26/06

Mesa's Ornstein Is Confident As Ever
6/16/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Givewaway Finds Fast Takers
6/10/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Air Group's go! airline joins Hawaii's interisland market today
6/9/06- USA Today

$19? Hah! Aloha Says You'll Fly Free
6/9/06- Honolulu Advertiser

To Boldly go!
6/8/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

New $19 Interisland Fare Called Goofy
6/7/06- Pacific Business News

The Sound of Interisle Air Competition Starting: "Go!"
6/5/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Air Maintains Lead
6/2/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Two Sentenced to Prison Over Failed Airline Plan
5/23/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Loses Bid to Move Venue of Lawsuit
5/16/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Air Posts Loss of More Than $1M
5/15/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Joins Hawaiian in Offering $59 Airfare
5/14/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Air Leads New Round of Fare Cuts
5/13/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Catching Some (Island) Air
5/12/06 Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Fuel Costs Offset Hawaiian Air Revenue Gains
5/9/06 Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Carrier (HA) Expands West Coast Service
5/5/06- Honolulu Advertiser

$39 Interisland Fare War Will Last Another Week
5/2/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Carriers Extend Fare Sale for 2 More Weeks
4/15/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

State Reverses Controversial Gate Decision
4/14/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa's Gate Switch Puzzles State and Airlines
4/7/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Superferry Company Called Unresponsive, May Lose $10 Million from State
4/6/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Planes Used by Mesa Air Target of Fire Warning
3/31/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian to Add Evening Flights
3/28/06 Honolulu Advertiser

New Airline Go! Takes Off in June
3/24/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa's Airline to Begin Flying June 9
3/24/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Airlines offer $39 Fares
3/23/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaiian Holdings' Losses Grow Despite Higher Revenue
3/23/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air Makeover Under Way
3/22/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Upgrades Fleet, Schedule
3/22/06-Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Air Countersues Hawaiian Air
3/17/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Stranded Travlers Get Break on Air Fees
3/15/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian, Aloha Airlines Deserve Residents' Support
Letter to Editor by Paul Casey
3/15/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha CEO 'Visualiezed" Exit from Bankruptcy
3/12/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Bills Give Isle Airlines $30M Break
3/3/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Island Air Starts Jet Charter Service
2/25/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha's Pension Dealings Probed
2/23/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Mokulele to Fly to Honolulu
2/22/06- Pacific Business Journal

New Airline Go Hawaii Preparing to Launch
2/18/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Preparing to Depart Bankruptcy
2/17/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

After Rough Flight, CEO is Staying
2/17/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Looks Ahead
2/17/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Mesa Air Calls Hawaiian Air Afraid of Competition
2/15/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian to Buy Four Jets for $31.9M
2/15/06- Honolulu Advertiser

HAL Sues New Competitor
2/14/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Island Air Adds 2 InterIsland Routes
2/10/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Airlines Ready to do Battle
2/7/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Pension Agency Settles with Aloha Air
2/3/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Achieves Deal to Ascend from Bankruptcy
1/27/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Gains Minority Owners
1/27/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha posts $281,000 profit
1/19/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Bankruptcy Tab at $11M
1/15/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Pacific Wings calls TSA investigations 'retaliatory'
1/13/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Clears Pension Hurdle
1/7/06- Honolulu Advertiser

Superferry Buoyed by Founder's Drive
1/4/06- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Judge Piloting Local Carriers Through Bankruptcy
12/23/05-Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Nothing Smooth on Seaflight
12/23/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Airlines Cleared to Dump Pensions
12/16/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Ruling On Pension Critical for Aloha
12/14/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Late Appeal Imperils Aloha Bankruptcy
12/12/05-Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Island Air Becomes Independent Carrier
12/9/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Maui-San Diego Flight Added (by Hawaiian)
12/7/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Bill's Delay Leave Aloha Pilots in Limbo
12/7/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Airlines Close to New Takeoff
11/30/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Attendants Ratify; Pilots Make Progress
11/29/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Air Readies Ch. 11 Exit
11/28/05- Pacific Business News

Mesa's Isle Move Part of Trend
11/28/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

State Forgives Aloha Tax Debt
11/28/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Airline's Future Appears Uncertain
11/19/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Roberts to Pay Aloha $500,000 to Settle Suit
11/19/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Judge Implores Aloha Air and Pilots to Reach a Deal
11/16/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Union: Another 'Sacrifice'
(Flight attendants' union reaches agreement)
11/16/05- Honolulu Advertiser

No One May Win Aloha Air Labor Dispute, Judge Says
11/11/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Judge Likely To Delay Aloha Ruling
11/10/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Hawaiian Airline's Parent Profits
($7.8 Million net income in 3rd Quarter)
11/10/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Air Accused of Bad Faith
11/09/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha Just One of Many Opting Out of Pensions
11/09/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Creating a Positive Experience for Air Travelers
(Interview with Les Murashige of Island Air)
11/06/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Interisland Air Traffic Drops 26% in 4 Years
11/4/05- Pacific Business News

No Planes, No Space- Is Mesa for Real?
11/04/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Judge Affirms Gotbaum Bonus ($250,000)
11/02/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Judge Urges Aloha, Unions to Make Deal
11/01/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Airfare Between Islands May Fall
11/1/05- Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha's Unions Fight Back in Court
10/29/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha's Pension Cop-Out Outrages Workers
10/29/05 Honolulu Advertiser

Superferry Secures $210 Million Investment
10/29/05 Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Tensions Rise at Aloha Air
10/28/05 Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Ruling on bonus for Gotbaum not final
10/28/05 Honolulu Advertiser

Aloha Can Send Plan to Creditors
10/27/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Investors Decide Not to Back New Isle Airline
10/26/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Airline President Requests Security
10/26/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Aloha CEO Says Costs in Line as Rival Looms
9/24/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Mesa Air to Fly Isle Skies
9/23/05- Honolulu Star-Bulletin



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