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Feb 27, 2013, 16:50 ET
Les Murashige, President of Island Air.  (PRNewsFoto/Island Air)

Larry Ellison Buys Island Air

  Island Air closed the sale of the airline today to a newly formed holding company owned by Lawrence J. Ellison. The sale secures the future...

Oct 04, 2012, 18:35 ET
Island Air is pleased to announce the appointment of Les Murashige as President.  (PRNewsFoto/Island Air)

Island Air Appoints New Executive Management

 Island Air is pleased to announce the appointment of Les Murashige as President, and Lesley Kaneshiro as Chief Financial Officer. "We are...

Sep 10, 2012, 15:29 ET
ISLAND AIR'S ATR 42 JET PROP AIRCRAFT.  (PRNewsFoto/Island Air)

Hawaii's Island Air Signs Letter Of Intent To Lease Five ATR 42 Jet Prop Aircraft

 Hawaiian regional carrier, Island Air, announced the signing of a letter of intent today, leasing five ATR 42 jet prop aircraft. The...

Jul 19, 2012, 18:44 ET
Island Air Launches New Brand And Rolls Out New Fleet Of Efficient Jet Prop Aircraft.  (PRNewsFoto/Island Air)

Hawaii Island Air Enhances Inter-Island Service; Launches New Brand And Rolls Out New Fleet Of Efficient Jet Prop Aircraft

 Island Air, one of Hawaii's most respected regional carriers, revealed today their new business model featuring a complete image and brand...