TAC Minutes 1930
Summary: night flight by Inter-Island; Kalaupapa field; dredging at JRA; Hanapepe field; license for Inter-Island Airways and Hawaiian Airways; overflow of irrigation water from Honolulu Plantation onto JRA; painting of radio towers on Advertiser building.
Summary: improvements at Maalaea field for Inter-Island Airways; Maalaea appraisal; Upolu Point landing field; dredging at John Rodgers Airport.
Summary: Maalaea reappraisal & inspection.
Summary: Inventory of John Rodgers Airport, January 18, 1930.
Summary: installation of telephone at Upolu Point by Inter-Island; overflow of irrigation water from Honolulu Plantation; Ward Airport; Maalaea Airport; dredging at John Rodgers Airport; flying over restricted areas.
Summary: Maalaea Airport appraisal; Ward Airport declared unsafe and should only be used by experienced pilots; parking of emergency car at John Rodgers Airport; flying over restricted areas; dredging at JRA; entrance to Hawaiian Airways hangar; Molokai Field.
Summary: Special meeting to consider purchase of Maalaea Airport for $18,000 from Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company.
Summary: Maalaea Airport; Hawaiian Airways to resume operations; letter from Inter-Island Airways regarding the condition of Rodgers Airport.
Summary: Negotiations to purchase Maalaea Airport; employment of airport manager at John Rodgers Airport; runway repairs at JRA.
Summary: Maalaea Airport acquisition; Hilo runway repairs; emergency landing field at Kona; employment of executive secretary; E. H. Lewis Flying School.
Summary: bids for dredging at John Rodgers; Maalaea Airport; work at Hanapepe.
Summary: Maalaea purchase hinges on improvements; coral for surfacing field at JRA; improvements for Hilo runway; caretaker for Hilo Airport; emergency landing field in Kona; recommendation that Lewis aviation go out of business for safety of aviation; appointment of a superintendent of airports; roof for Hoolehua Airport.
Summary: superintendent of airports; Hilo Airport improvements; coral at John Rodgers; Maalaea Airport purchase; Hawaiian Airways hangar; windsock at Hoolehua Airport; search for an airport in Lihue.
Summary: salary for Superintendent of Airports; Commissioner from Hilo appointed; dedication of Inter-Island Airways terminal at Hilo; removal of barrels around the perimeter of Lanai City Airport; fill for John Rodgers Airport.
Summary: superintendent of airports; flight to Kona; access problems at Waiakea airport; laborer at John Rodgers Airport.
Summary: Mr. Peacock appointed Superintendent of Airports as of April 1, 1930; watchman at Hilo Airport; flight to Kailua, Kona; development work at Port Allen; improvements at Upolu Point; license for Inter-Island Airways & Hawaiian Airways; hangar purchase; budget; development by prisoners.
Summary: Presidential Executive Order restoring Puolo Point and Upolu Point to the territory for aeronautical purposes; license for John Rodgers Airport; macadam runway at Maalaea; crosswind runway for Waiakea Airport; Kona inspection; coral excavation for JRA; emergency landing field between Upolu and Hilo.
Summary: Hilo Airport improvements; landing field site visits Kona; Commission representative for Maui County; Lanai Airport fog; Hanapepe work completed; other landing fields on Kauai; quarry at John Rodgers airport.
Summary: further development at Hilo Airport; acquisition of Maalaea Airport; shelter for Hoolehua Airport; license for Inter-Island and Hawaiian Airways; Army planes flying at low altitudes; prison labor at John Rodgers Airport.
Summary: updates on Maalaea and Hoolehua airports; hangar at Hilo Airport; model plane contest; expenditures; Commission status; air navigation aids in Hawaii; prohibit use of Ward Airport except for emergency landings due to Lewis safety problems.
Summary: Lewis flying activities at Ward Airport; Kona Civic Club to do wind readings in Kona; trip to Kauai to look for a landing field near Lihue; hangars at Hilo Airport; National Glider Association; development of John Rodgers Airport with prison labor.
Summary: Army returning Hanapepe Field to Territory; hangar for Inter-Island Airways at Hilo Airport; airport appropriations; fishing rights at John Rodgers Airport; E. H. Lewis still using Ward Field and allowing stunt flying at JRA.
Summary: Army opinion that Ward Field is dangerous for flying; deed for Maalaea received May 9, 1930; Inter-Island Airways hangar at Hilo Airport; development of John Rodgers Airport; possible sites for airport near Lihue; weather reports, radio facilities.
Summary: Commissioner from Kauai; aero photography; wireless equipment for aeroplanes; weather reports & equipment; truck driver’s salary; update on John Rodgers development; Lihue sites.
Summary: work list for John Rodgers Airport; rules & regulations for establishment of private airports; gasoline tax exemption; formation of a glider club; dismissal of watchman at JRA; development of Hilo Airport; updates on Maalaea and Hoolehua airports.
Special meeting to interview R. C. Gray, radio expert from the mainland on the subject of radio communication between planes and ground stations.
Summary: promulgation of regulations as to minimum size of air fields; naming airports for the island on which they are located; Executive Order No. 417 for additional land at Hilo; electricity at Hilo; glider club activities; fencing for territorial airports.
Summary: new design for John Rodgers Airport; crosswind runway approved at Hilo; Ward Airport; update on Maalaea Airport development; special police authority; water line for Molokai Airport; designations of territorial airports; Kauai landing field.
Summary: Lihue district airport; Ward airport; Rules & Regulations; construction update on Rodgers & Hilo Airports; radio equipment; license for Inter-Island Airways; special police authority; drainage for Maalaea.
Summary: Lihue landing fields; redrafted rules and regulations; fencing at Maalaea Airport; bid opening for crosswind runway at Hilo; crosswind runway at John Rodgers Airport; radio communications.
Summary: crosswind runways at Hilo & John Rodgers Airports; Kauai airports; printing of rules and regulations & distribution; private landing fields; employees at JRA; restroom at Molokai Airport; licenses for co-pilots; aerial photos; radio equipment.
Summary: Bids for John Rodgers Airport runway; field development funds; budget estimates; coral fill for Ward Airport; Honolulu Glider Club organization; Hanapepe Airport returned to Territory; plans for Molokai shelter; inspection of landing fields; purchase of land from Lihue Plantation for airfield; development at JRA; sale of Hawaiian Airways hangar.
Summary: Sale of Wilcox land for airport in Lihue; bids for quarrying and hauling coral at John Rodgers Airport; authority to spend additional $2,500 on crosswind runway at Hilo Airport; accident report of crash at JRA; wind velocity, Kailua-Kona; Ward Airport; cameras in air over Oahu; annual report.
Summary: repairs to Kalaupapa field; Lihue landing field; progress at John Rodgers Airport; radio communication; Naval planes at Hilo; glider wings from Navy plane; Navy Air transport route; cameras in air over Oahu; co-pilots on Inter-Island planes; Department of Commerce inspector; budget; purchase of an ice-cooler.
Summary: special meeting to discuss radio communications; Lihue district airport; budget.
Summary: Grove Farm property for Lihue airport considered; resignation of Superintendent of Airports.
Summary: Lihue airport; Executive Orders for Hanapepe and Upolu Airports; wheels on tails of Inter-Island Sikorskys cutting grooves in runway; Department of Commerce inspector; employees for John Rodgers Airport; landing field at Kalaupapa.
Summary: Proposed Lihue Airport; Department of Commerce Inspector; recommendations to 1931 Legislature; Naval planes at Hilo Airport; Commission members; Kalaupapa landing field; lease for Inter-Island Airways hangar at JRA.
Summary: Kalaupapa Airport; Hawaiian Airways hangar at John Rodgers Airport; hiring of laborers at JRA; lease for Inter-Island Airways hangar at JRA; developmens at JRA.
Summary: Kalaupapa landing field; purchase of Hawaiian Airways hangar; John Rodgers development; drainage ditch at Maalaea Airport; Hilo runway bumpy; commissioner resignation.
Summary: Inter-Island Airways grant of licenses; radio communication equipment; Inter-Island Airways co-pilots; development at John Rodgers Airport progressing rapidly; regrading of Hilo Airport; no action on Lihue airport; Army planes stunt flying; grass on Lanai Field.
Summary: Stunt flying by Army planes; coral for Waiakea Airport; stenographer, coral crusher for John Rodgers Airport; license to Inter-Island Airways for rest house and shelter at Hilo Airport; crash of Lewis plane; radio communication; Molokai Airport; Kalaupapa; Lihue field.