A Mokulele aircraft (Photo: Ekrem Canli - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Mokulele Airlines Chosen to Serve Kalaupapa

Honolulu based Mokulele Airlines has been chosen by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to serve Kalaupapa, located on the island of Moloka’i. The route between Honolulu and Kalaupapa is an Essential Air Service route, a route where the airline normally receives a subsidy from the government to operate it. However, Mokulele has chosen not to receive a subsidy to operate the route. The route will be served via Molokai in the center of the island. Presently the contracted is operated…