Hawaii Airport District Managers

The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division, appoints a District Manager to operate the state airports in each county. In Hawaii County, the airports include Hilo International, Kona International, Upolu and Waimea-Kohala.

District ManagersYears  
Mark E. MartinJuly 1951-May 1952 
John Batchelder Jr. July 1952-December 1953 
Charles Dahlberg April 1954-March 1960
William H. KraftJuly 1960-June 1961 
Raymond WaltonJuly 1961-May 1963 
Oswald Byrne September 1963-March 1965 
John Cooper May 1965-August 1968 
Oswald Byrne December 1969-March 1979 
Frank Kamahele October 1979-December 1999 
Eugene Narimatsu January 2000-December 2002 
Chauncey Wong June 2003-Present 


State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division, Personnel Office.

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