I remember when… Hawaiian Airlines flew passengers to and from Oahu with daily scheduled flights from this airport in Waimea from 1960 through the early 1970s. As a passenger myself and the importance of this service, everyone knew to ignore the turbulence when landing in Waimea—yikes!
Traveling from Waimea-Kohala Airport to Oahu in the ’60s was a big deal. Everyone dressed up in their best, women in dresses, men in Aloha shirts and slacks and yes everyone wore shoes… no slippers.
Living on an island and having air travel is vital to us. Back in the ’60s being able to fly out of Waimea-Kohala Airport on Hawaiian Airlines provided us with a great service that allowed businesses and families to stay connected.
Waimea-Kohala Airport offers flights on Mokulele Airlines to Kahului Maui
Hawaii Life Flights primarily serving the North Hawaii Community Hospital 24/7
Waimea-Kamuela is Known as Paniolo Country with beautiful green rolling hills, cattle ranches, cool climate year-round, farmers markets and only 20 minutes to World Class Resorts and Beaches.
As a Realtor and a lifelong resident of the Big Island, my home is here in Waimea, my area of expertise in real estate are Waimea-Kamuela, Waikoloa, along the Kohala Coast, and beachfront properties. Call me to know why folks choose to live here.
Do-You-Remember? More next week.