Niihau people see plane for the first time, 1924

NIIHAUANS SEE PLANE

For the first time, the people of Niihau see first hand the arrival of an airplane upon that island, on Thursday last week, as per the news received in Honolulu from Lihue.

For some time the steamship Kukui headed for Kauai, along with one of the planes in order to take photographs of Kauai, Niihau, and Kaula, and on last Thursday, this took place with great success. Continue reading

Inter-island airline service, 1928.

RETURNING WITH TWO PILOTS AND TWO AIRPLANES

Announcing his desire to have permanent airplanes in our islands within sixty days of him stepping once again on Hawaii nei, E. H. Lewis landed in Honolulu nei on the morning of Friday of this past week with two pilots who will fly the two planes he purchased in America.

These men brought by Lewis are experts. The planes did not arrive with Lewis, but according to him, should there be no complications, the planes will arrive in Honolulu within 60 days.

The crafts can carry ten passengers at a time, and these will be the planes that fly regularly between Honolulu and Hilo and from Hilo back to Honolulu nei.

(Alakai o Hawaii, 11/5/1928, p. 4)

HOI MAI LA ME ELUA PAILAKA ME ELUA MOKULELE

Ke Alakai o Hawaii, Buke 1, Helu 28, Aoao 4. Novemaba 5, 1928.