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by aloha73g
Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Domestic Loads From SEA?
Replies: 59
Views: 12671

RE: Delta Domestic Loads From SEA?

Also purely anecdotal...my Friday morning LAX-SEA in late June was about 95% full.

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Endorsed Governor Loses Big In Hawaii
Replies: 80
Views: 3508

RE: Obama Endorsed Governor Loses Big In Hawaii

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dahawaiian" class="quote" target="_blank">dahawaiian</a> (<a href="#62" class="quote">Reply 62</a>):<br/><i>Agreed. Duke Aiona has a good shot a...

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by aloha73g
Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Obama Endorsed Governor Loses Big In Hawaii
Replies: 80
Views: 3508

RE: Obama Endorsed Governor Loses Big In Hawaii

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Superfly" class="quote" target="_blank">Superfly</a> (<a href="#52" class="quote">Reply 52</a>):<br/><i>No argument there. No one is saying that...

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by aloha73g
Thu Aug 14, 2014 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Announces SFO-OGG
Replies: 4
Views: 5402

RE: HA Announces SFO-OGG

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RWA380" class="quote" target="_blank">RWA380</a> (<a href="#2" class="quote">Reply 2</a>):<br/><i><acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</a...

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by aloha73g
Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Iselle May Impact Hawaii Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 17239

RE: Hurricane Iselle May Impact Hawaii Flights

Hawaiian has now cancelled the last 4 flights to Hilo today and the last 2 flights to Kona.

All Maui flights are still "scheduled."

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Thu Aug 07, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Iselle May Impact Hawaii Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 17239

RE: Hurricane Iselle May Impact Hawaii Flights

from: <a href="http://www.hawaiianairlines.com/notification/pages/detail.aspx?nid=6" target="_blank">http://www.hawaiianairlines.com/notification/pages/detail.aspx?nid=6</a> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9D...

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by aloha73g
Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Iselle May Impact Hawaii Flights
Replies: 34
Views: 17239

RE: Hurricane Iselle May Impact Hawaii Flights

As of this morning: Island Air: All flights to <acronym title="Kahului (OGG / PHOG), USA - Hawaii">OGG</acronym> & LNY cancelled after noon Thursday 8/7; All flights statewide cancelled on Friday 8/8 Delta: Late flights from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - Califor...

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by aloha73g
Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Lowest Load You Have Been Part Of?
Replies: 91
Views: 6634

RE: Lowest Load You Have Been Part Of?

Summer of 1998 my family (mom, dad, 2 sisters and myself) flew on a USAir 737 from <acronym title="San Francisco - International (SFO / KSFO), USA - California">SFO</acronym> to <acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym> with no other passengers. My ...

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by aloha73g
Fri Jul 25, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Honolulu Pic 1958: Morning Or Evening?
Replies: 7
Views: 2951

RE: Honolulu Pic 1958: Morning Or Evening?

Also, the sun has to be behind you to see a rainbow. If you see a rainbow facing west, the sun is east and its morning. opposite is true in the afternoon.

Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Delta 757 Interior Pictures?
Replies: 25
Views: 18579

RE: New Delta 757 Interior Pictures?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/boeingguy26" class="quote" target="_blank">boeingguy26</a> (<a href="#15" class="quote">Reply 15</a>):<br/><i>is there somewhere I can go to see...

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by aloha73g
Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?
Replies: 31
Views: 7122

RE: HA Last L-1011 And DC-8 Flight?

I think it was about 8 minutes when I flew LNY-<acronym title="Kaunakakai (Ho'olehua) - Molokai (MKK / PHMK), USA - Hawaii">MKK</acronym> in the mid 1990s a few times. My Aunty lived on Lanai and she always flew Island Air non-stop (Dash-6 back then), but my mom always wanted to be on the "big plane...

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by aloha73g
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 1463 Emergency Slide Deployed In Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 17882

RE: UAL 1463 Emergency Slide Deployed In Flight

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KFLLCFII" class="quote" target="_blank">KFLLCFII</a> (<a href="#6" class="quote">Reply 6</a>):<br/><i>Tell me they didn't leave it inflated all ...

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by aloha73g
Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL 1463 Emergency Slide Deployed In Flight
Replies: 23
Views: 17882

RE: UAL 1463 Emergency Slide Deployed In Flight

If the plane was 100% full I'm curious where the 3rd F/A sat for landing since the rear jumpseat was "occupied" by the slide.

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant Down To Two Hawaii Routes
Replies: 38
Views: 12131

RE: Allegiant Down To Two Hawaii Routes

The highlights from the article.... <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Allegiant Air has built a successful business model by connecting secondary markets to leisure destinations such as Hawa...

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by aloha73g
Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:29 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?
Replies: 59
Views: 3478

RE: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?

On a similar topic when people on the mainland hear I'm from Hawaii they often say, "oh...you're Hawaiian."

To which I always reply, "I'm from Hawaii, but I am not Hawaiian. Hawaiian is an ethnicity. I am Portuguese, Italian & German."

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?
Replies: 59
Views: 3478

RE: Self Identify From A Place You Are Not From?

I think this boils down to difference between <i><b>ethnicity</b></i> and <i><b>nationality</b></i>. Some modern countries (i.e. Japan) overlay neatly as an ethnic group and a nationality. For the USA this is not true...American is a nationality and not an ethnicity. The "creation myth" of the "Amer...

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by aloha73g
Wed May 07, 2014 12:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DFW-hawaii Capacity And Profits
Replies: 46
Views: 5992

RE: DFW-hawaii Capacity And Profits

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/jfk777" class="quote" target="_blank">jfk777</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Hawaii has become the "burnoff the frequent fl...

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by aloha73g
Thu May 01, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Help Finding A Movie
Replies: 8
Views: 1461

RE: Help Finding A Movie

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/einsteinboricua" class="quote" target="_blank">einsteinboricua</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>Transit </i></font></td></tr...

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by aloha73g
Wed Apr 30, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is WN Financially Having Issues Long Term
Replies: 42
Views: 8173

RE: Is WN Financially Having Issues Long Term

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/QANTAS747-438" class="quote" target="_blank">QANTAS747-438</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i> If it were profitable, <acronym...

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by aloha73g
Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 717 Demise And Revival
Replies: 199
Views: 37604

RE: 717 Demise And Revival

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/MD80" class="quote" target="_blank">MD80</a> (<a href="#43" class="quote">Reply 43</a>):<br/><i>What is a typical schedule of a Boeing 717 of Ha...

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by aloha73g
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Hawaiian Airlines Commercial
Replies: 16
Views: 7985

RE: New Hawaiian Airlines Commercial

I first saw it on Thursday night during the Miss Aloha Hula Competition. Within 5 seconds I knew it was an <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlines (USA)">HA</acronym> commercial, and I'm pretty sure everyone else in Hawaii did too. I thought it was beautiful. It really captured the Aloha one feels when ma...

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by aloha73g
Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Easily Do Airlines Upgauge Equipment For Event
Replies: 14
Views: 3424

RE: How Easily Do Airlines Upgauge Equipment For Event

After the Final Four in New Orleans 2 years ago <acronym title="Delta Air Lines (USA)">DL</acronym> subbed a 767-300 in for our 6am flight from <acronym title="New Orleans - Louis Armstrong International (Moisant Field) (MSY / KMSY), USA - Louisiana">MSY</acronym> to <acronym title="Atlanta - Hartsf...

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by aloha73g
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips On Vacations In Hawaii
Replies: 16
Views: 1878

RE: Tips On Vacations In Hawaii

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/daviation" class="quote" target="_blank">daviation</a> (<a href="#14" class="quote">Reply 14</a>):<br/><i>I'll do more study on Kauai and see if...

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by aloha73g
Wed Apr 23, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?
Replies: 118
Views: 25464

RE: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?

The latest: <b>"Airport official: Teen had no clue he was in Maui"</b> <table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quote:<br/><i>Maui District Airport Manager Marvin Moniz told the Associated Press on Wednesday tha...

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by aloha73g
Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:14 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tips On Vacations In Hawaii
Replies: 16
Views: 1878

RE: Tips On Vacations In Hawaii

I was born & raised on Oahu but have been to every island more than a few times (except Niihau & Kahoolawe). Oahu & Kauai have the best beaches...simply because they're older. I will disagree with poster above who is down on Waikiki. It's one of the better swimming beaches. The bottom is...

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by aloha73g
Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?
Replies: 118
Views: 25464

RE: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#89" class="quote">Reply 89</a>):<br/><i> Have they watched the video to make...

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by aloha73g
Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?
Replies: 118
Views: 25464

RE: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/B747400ERF" class="quote" target="_blank">B747400ERF</a> (<a href="#85" class="quote">Reply 85</a>):<br/><i>Something just isn't adding up, you ...

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by aloha73g
Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?
Replies: 118
Views: 25464

RE: Stowaway In The Wheel Well Of HA45 SJC-OGG?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Aztrainer" class="quote" target="_blank">Aztrainer</a> (<a href="#79" class="quote">Reply 79</a>):<br/><i>I also wonder at what time did he jump...

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by aloha73g
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Sata Açores: To Oceanic Control In Santa Maria
Replies: 12
Views: 10329

RE: Sata Açores: To Oceanic Control In Santa Maria

Very cool!! My Family emigrated from the Azores to Hawai'i in the 1880s and I've always wanted to go check it out. It looks like a "cool" place to check out. I only wish the ability to speak Portuguese survived more than 2 generations...I'm the 5th here in Hawai'i.

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Do Flight Crews In OGG Stay?
Replies: 55
Views: 17408

RE: Where Do Flight Crews In OGG Stay?

There are a few non-resort mid-range hotels in Kahului and Wailuku that cater mostly to local people. I would assume anyone on a short layover might stay there.

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Last Day For Go!
Replies: 8
Views: 2345

RE: Last Day For Go!

Every year on March 31st I think back to Aloha's last day. It was bittersweet for sure. I'll be able to smile a little more in the future knowing <i><b>go!</b></i> is <i><b>go!</b></i>ne. Aloha went out with grace & dignity. I agree its fitting that <i><b>go!</b></i>'s operation is a mess today....

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by aloha73g
Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Where Were You On 9/11/2001
Replies: 58
Views: 4942

RE: Where Were You On 9/11/2001

In Hawaii the whole thing was over by the time most of us woke up. My dad woke me up at about 5am and summed the whole thing up by shouting one very terrifying sentence, "Two planes flew into the World Trade Center and the buildings fell." I don't think I've ever woken up so fast. We ran to the livi...

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by aloha73g
Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 4
Replies: 335
Views: 174485

MH370 Malaysia Airlines B772 Missing Enroute KUL-PEK Part 4

With regard to having time to send a message or talk to ATC, a good example of a catastrophic failure at cruise where the pilots DID communicate with ATC is Aloha 243. The first officer communicated their intent to descend and attempt to land on Maui while the captain was descending to lower altitud...

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by aloha73g
Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: The Military Channel Is Being Re-branded...
Replies: 14
Views: 2289

RE: The Military Channel Is Being Re-branded...

I would strongly recommend the Smithsonian Channel if you have it. It reminds me of a combo of Hostory, Discovery, <acronym title="Toluca - Licenciado Adolfo Lopez Mateos International (TLC / MMTO), Mexico">TLC</acronym> & Nat Geo from about 15 years ago. Smithsonian also has some very good air ...

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by aloha73g
Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Awesome 2014 Commercial
Replies: 15
Views: 9338

RE: Korean Air Awesome 2014 Commercial

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/baexecutive" class="quote" target="_blank">baexecutive</a> (<a href="#12" class="quote">Reply 12</a>):<br/><i>Far from Awesome IMO Outdated, bla...

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by aloha73g
Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Alaska Livery In 2014
Replies: 114
Views: 31787

RE: New Alaska Livery In 2014

Hawaiian did a great job updating Pualani over a decade ago...lets hope the Alaska Eskimo gets a similar refresh.

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Video Of Cessna 208 Hawaii Ditching
Replies: 30
Views: 15731

RE: Passenger Video Of Cessna 208 Hawaii Ditching

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/TwoFourLeft" class="quote" target="_blank">TwoFourLeft</a> (<a href="#16" class="quote">Reply 16</a>):<br/><i> I don't understand why some of th...

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by aloha73g
Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Video Of Cessna 208 Hawaii Ditching
Replies: 30
Views: 15731

RE: Passenger Video Of Cessna 208 Hawaii Ditching

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/newhaven" class="quote" target="_blank">newhaven</a> (<a href="#10" class="quote">Reply 10</a>):<br/><i> How long were they out there before the...

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by aloha73g
Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger Video Of Cessna 208 Hawaii Ditching
Replies: 30
Views: 15731

RE: Passenger Video Of Cessna 208 Hawaii Ditching

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/RDH3E" class="quote" target="_blank">RDH3E</a> (<a href="#4" class="quote">Reply 4</a>):<br/><i>Where was the health minister sitting? Did she p...

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by aloha73g
Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA, Interisland Flights, And The 717
Replies: 84
Views: 14236

RE: HA, Interisland Flights, And The 717

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/SVA402" class="quote" target="_blank">SVA402</a> (<a href="#34" class="quote">Reply 34</a>):<br/><i>How about ATR-42-500s operated as "Ohana by ...

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by aloha73g
Sat Dec 28, 2013 1:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA, Interisland Flights, And The 717
Replies: 84
Views: 14236

RE: HA, Interisland Flights, And The 717

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Prost" class="quote" target="_blank">Prost</a> (<a href="#29" class="quote">Reply 29</a>):<br/><i> Perhaps, but the 717 doesn't disturb whale fe...

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by aloha73g
Fri Dec 27, 2013 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HA, Interisland Flights, And The 717
Replies: 84
Views: 14236

RE: HA, Interisland Flights, And The 717

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/infiniti329" class="quote" target="_blank">infiniti329</a> (<a href="#8" class="quote">Reply 8</a>):<br/><i>Does <acronym title="Hawaiian Airlin...

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by aloha73g
Sat Nov 16, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Highway Logo Signs (food, Gas, Lodging, Etc.)
Replies: 53
Views: 5055

RE: Highway Logo Signs (food, Gas, Lodging, Etc.)

There are none in Hawaii. I would think our extremely strict sign/billboard laws would prohibit them....visual polution  

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Vietnamese Members Need Your Help!
Replies: 9
Views: 4329

RE: Vietnamese Members Need Your Help!

My best friend in pre-school & kindergarten was Vietnamese. His mom usually made spring rolls & lemongrass chicken for school pot-lucks and they were big hits with adults & kids alike. My mom got the recipes and made them a few times. The Lemongrass Chicken was really easy to make...I co...

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by aloha73g
Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tina Turner Gives Up U.S. Citizenship
Replies: 120
Views: 7646

RE: Tina Turner Gives Up U.S. Citizenship

Good for her! I've always found her to be very classy & a very good entertainer. I saw her in concert on her last tour and was very impressed, especially considering she was almost 70 at the time.

After what she put up with Ike I think she deserves whatever makes her happy.

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New VX Safety Video!
Replies: 37
Views: 5969

RE: New VX Safety Video!

I like the Delta one better myself. Its clear and direct with lots of subtle humor sprinkled about.

-Aloha!

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by aloha73g
Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:25 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Best Airline Commercial Ever?
Replies: 45
Views: 7781

RE: Best Airline Commercial Ever?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/KPDX" class="quote" target="_blank">KPDX</a> (<a href="#3" class="quote">Reply 3</a>):<br/><i>Well, if we're talking about favorite commercials,...

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by aloha73g
Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 12 Years Later. 9/11 Thread.
Replies: 77
Views: 15319

RE: 12 Years Later. 9/11 Thread.

I was 18 in 2001 and had just started my senior year of high school. Here in Hawaii it had pretty much all happened by the time we woke up. One of my uncle's is an insomniac and was watching the 2am repeat of the 10pm news when they cut in after the 1st plane hit. A few minutes later after the 2nd p...

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by aloha73g
Sun Aug 11, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More UA Retrojets Coming *RUMOUR*
Replies: 40
Views: 14505

RE: More UA Retrojets Coming *RUMOUR*

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/rj777" class="quote" target="_blank">rj777</a> (<a href="#31" class="quote">Reply 31</a>):<br/><i> Why did United ditch that color scheme in the...

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by aloha73g
Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Island Air In Talks To Acquire Aloha Airlines Name
Replies: 16
Views: 5127

RE: Island Air In Talks To Acquire Aloha Airlines Name

I have mixed feelings about this. I kind of wish that they would just let the name rest in peace--It was a great 60+ year run, and any Aloha 2.0 won't be the same as the original. BUT, if anyone is going to get the name and logo, I think Island Air is the best choice. The other big "but"....perhaps ...

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