Wings Of Paradise: Hawaii's Incomparable Airlines
Here is the long-awaited true story of Hawaii�s airlines: Hawaiian, Aloha, the commuters, and the upstarts. From the eve of the Great Depression to the end of World War II, the territory�s skies belonged to Inter-Island Airways, predecessor of Hawaiian Airlines. Step inside and let pilot Jimmy Hogg take you on a stormy-weather flight above the wave tops in a Sikorsky S-38...more
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...obviously, this is a must-read for anybody into aviation as it provides a wonderful story of our unique aviation history. It is also a great study into the world of business and economics, as both Hawaiian, Aloha and the rest employed numerous business strategies often with dramatic results. Finally, it provides a nice snapshot of Hawaiʻi throughout the 20th century seen through the lens of her native airlines. "Wings of Paradise" is easy to read and even those who are unfamiliar with the tec...more