Hawaiian Airlines will discontinue its Ohana by Hawaiian passenger service to Molokai and Lanai next week.
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Hawaiian Airlines said today it will discontinue ‘Ohana by Hawaiian passenger service between Honolulu and both Molokai and Lanai next week. Read more
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