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Federal Inspection Service (FIS) facility at the Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA). Photo courtesy of Hawaii Department of Transportation.

Customs facility reopens at Kona International Airport allowing direct foreign flights

“The resumption of international flights to Kona will have a wide-ranging positive impact on Hawai‘i Island and the state as a whole by boosting tourism spending, creating jobs and generating millions of dollars for our economy,” said Gov. David Y. Ige.

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Statement from Dunkerley on Haneda decision

MEDIA RELEASE The following statement is from Hawaiian Airlines president / CEO Mark Dunkerley: ‘The tentative decision issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation this morning to allow Delta Air Lines to retain the valuable right to fly from Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport for largely unused service to Seattle is tremendously disappointing. ‘We are further […]

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The winglets will make the Boeing 767-300 jets more efficient and environmentally friendly. (Photo special to Hawaii 24/7 by Damian Balinowski, Hawaiian Airlines)

Hawaiian Airlines files application to begin Tokyo-Kona service

Airline asserts daily service is ‘highest and best use’ of scarce airline slots

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Kona International Airport dedicates aircraft rescue & fire station

Ross Higashi: ‘This vital facility will help us to continue to provide a safe environment for our air travelers’

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Gabbard on Kona Airport, vets home loans

MEDIA RELEASE Updates from Rep. Tulsi Gabbard during the month of February: Gabbard Calls to Resolve Kona International Airport Customs Issue, Air Travel Fee Increases In a hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee, Gabbard asked Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to work with local and state officials in Hawaii to resolve Customs and Border […]

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Hawaiian renews push for Tokyo-Kona service

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Airlines has announced it will file an application to provide non-stop service between Tokyo International Airport at Haneda and Kona International Airport, utilizing operating slots at the Haneda airport being returned by American Airlines later this year. Hawaii’s flagship carrier will file its application Thursday with the U.S. Department of Transportation, proposing […]

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Hawaiian to expand Oakland services

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Airlines is answering growing demand and giving San Francisco Bay Area travelers more options, more flexibility and more of a reason to visit the Hawaiian Islands with an expanded schedule and new direct flights into two other islands. Beginning Jan. 5, 2014, Hawaiian Airlines will offer daily service between Oakland and Honolulu, […]

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Governor releases $44M for captial improvement projects statewide

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $44 million for various capital improvement projects (CIPs) statewide, including public schools, health facilities, transportation infrastructure and more.

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Hawaiian loses bid for Haneda-Kona route

Hawaii 24/7 Staff According to Ann Botticelli, senior vice president of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Hawaiian Airlines has lost its bid to offer daily service between between Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport and Kona International Airport. The airline received the news Thursday morning that the application was denied. The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a […]

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More than $17M allotted to build Kona airport fire fighting building

More than $17M allotted to build Kona airport fire fighting building

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii will receive $17,014,671 to build an aircraft rescue and fire fighting building at the Kona International Airport at Keahole, Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, U.S. Rep. Mazie K. Hirono and U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa have announced. The money comes from a grant administered by the Federal Aviation Administration. “These […]

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The state Department of Transportation (DOT) advises users of Kahului and Kapalua Airports on Maui, Lihue Airport on Kauai, and the Hilo and Kona International Airports on the Big Island, that monthly parking rates at these locations will increase from $90 to $160 beginning Thursday, March 1, 2012.

Hilo and Kona airport parking rates to increase in March

The state Department of Transportation (DOT) advises users of Kahului and Kapalua Airports on Maui, Lihue Airport on Kauai, and the Hilo and Kona International Airports on the Big Island, that monthly parking rates at these locations will increase from $90 to $160 beginning Thursday, March 1, 2012.

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Alaska Airlines plans daily service to Kona

Alaska Airlines plans daily service to Kona

MEDIA RELEASE Alaska Airlines is expanding its schedule starting daily, nonstop service from Oakland and San Jose, Calif., to Lihue, on the island of Kauai, and Kona, starting March 12, 2012. The airline has previously served the markets with three flights a week between San Jose and Lihue and between Oakland and Kona and four […]

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Hawaii receives $5M for airport repairs

Hawaii receives $5M for airport repairs

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Transportation will receive $5,506,265 to rehabilitate runway pavement, repair lighting and improve terminal buildings at the Honolulu International Airport, the Kona International Airport at Keahole, and the Lihue Airport, according to an announcement by Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, Sen. Daniel K. Akaka, Congresswoman Mazie Hirono and Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa. […]

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Alaska begins seasonal Portland-Kona flights

Alaska begins seasonal Portland-Kona flights

MEDIA RELEASE Across Oregon, temperatures are dropping and rain and fog are rolling in, but the warm, sunny beaches of the Big Island just got closer thanks to a new Alaska Airlines flight between Portland International Airport and Kona International Airport that starts Friday, Nov. 12. Alaska Airlines’ new seasonal flight departs Portland (PDX) for […]

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