Announced this month by Hawaiian Airlines, Ohana by Hawaiian will be a new über regional airline between the islands of Moloka‘i and Lana‘i flying in adorable-looking, 48-passenger ATR42 turboprop aircrafts. The new name — the Hawaiian word for “family” — logo, and livery have been designed by renown textile and apparel designer Sig Zane (and son). Before we get to the rest of the post: my apologies for the crappy logo image above; there is no clean image anywhere of it.
Established in 1980 as Princeville Airways, Island Air, as it was renamed in 1995, is Hawaii’s leading regional and second longest-running carrier, with 352 weekly flights to seven destinations on the islands of Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, and Oahu, on a fleet of two adorable “twin-engine turboprop short-haul aircraft” that accommodate 46 and 64 passengers. Last week, Island Air introduced a new logo and livery designed by New York, NY-based Clark/Huot.