The Beginning of Aviation on Maui

Hamoa Airport (Old Hana Airport)

The original Hana Airport was a small grass field located at Hamoa. It was served by Inter-Island Airways with eight-passenger amphibians from May 1935 to the start of World War II.

Governor’s Executive Orders Old Hana Airport at Haneoo

Old Hana Airport operated under authority of the Territory from 1935 to 1951 when it was replaced by the new Hana Airport a short distance away.

Hana Airport

The new Hana Airport was officially opened on November 11, 1950 to serve residents of Hana and visitors.

Governor’s Executive Orders Hana Airport

Land for Hana Airport was conveyed through Governor’s Orders.

Hana Airport Air Traffic Statistics

Kaanapali Airstrip

Kaanapali Airstrip Air Traffic Statistics

Kahului Airport

Governor’s Executive Orders Kahului Airport

Kahului Airport Air Traffic Statistics

Kapalua Airport (West Maui)

Kapalua Airport Air Traffic Statistics

Kula Airport

Lahaina Airport

Maalaea Airport

Maalaea Airport operated on Maui from 1930 to 1939 when Puunene Airport opened.

Naval Air Station 27 (Kahului)

Naval Air Station 30 (Puunene)

Governor’s Executive Orders Maalaea Airport

Maalaea airport operated from 1927-1939.

Maui Airport (Puunene)

Governor’s Executive Orders Maui Airport

Maui District Airport Managers

The Department of Transportation, Airports Division, appoints a District Manager to operate the state airports in each county. In Maui County the airports include Hana, Kahului, Kapalua, Lanai, Kalaupapa and Molokai.


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