July 30th, 2015 – Mokulele Airlines announced today that they will increase service in September, adding two daily nonstop flights from Molokai to Kona, and retiming the Kapalua flights to make them more convenient for people in West Maui. In addition, due to demand, they are extending their keiki discount special through the end of the year for keiki 12 and under. The 25% OFF fare is good at all nine airports Mokulele serves across the state.
“We closely monitor markets and adjust our schedule and routes to meet market needs,” said President and CEO Ron Hansen. “We received such great feedback from the keiki promotion that we decided to keep it going through the end of the year to help families get together this fall and into the holiday season.”
Mokulele Airlines owns and operates the newest fleet of aircraft in the state and is the only Caravan operator in the world that voluntarily operates all flights with two pilots for an extra margin of safety even though the Caravan is certificated as a single pilot aircraft. for the safety of its passengers. “Safety is our top priority,” said Hansen “Two set’s of eyes and ears is always safer than one. That’s why every Mokulele flight has a Captain and a First Officer on every flight.”
Mokulele offers 120 or more daily flights from Honolulu International and Kalaeloa (Barbers Point) airports on O‘ahu; Kapalua, Kahului, and Hana airports on Maui; Kona, and Waimea airports on the Big Island, as well as Ho‘olehua and Kalaupapa airports on Mokoka‘i.
The family owned and operated airline has quadrupled the daily flights since 2011 when Mokulele was purchased the airline from Mesa Airlines. Mokulele has been in business since 1994 and is based at the Kona International Airport with about 250 employees. Mokulele operates 11 new 9-passenger TurboProp Cessna Grand Caravans and offers 120 to 150 daily flights between 9 airports on O‘ahu, Maui, Mokoka‘i, and Hawai‘i. To book your flight visit https://www.mokuleleairlines.com/