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HAWAIIAN AIRLINES

Medicaid staff at the airport on the night of the charter flight
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The cost-share paid by non-Medicaid passengers on the medical charter flight to Honolulu last week, went to Hawaiian Airlines to pay for the balance of the cost of the charter, totaling more than $200,000, according to Sandra King-Young, director of the American Samoa...
Hawaiian plane on reef runway at HNL with Diamondhead in the background
Honolulu, HAWAII — Hawaiian Airlines has further extended its flight suspensions on long-haul routes. This comes as Hawaii has delayed its reopening for mainland tourists amid a surge in coronavirus cases. In turn, the move has pushed the state’s leading airline to push its flight resumptions....
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The American Samoa Medicaid State Agency has issued Medical Charter COVID Testing and other travel info for all passengers planning to fly out on the special charter flight of Hawaiian Airlines, set for next week, July 21st, 2020. It is as follows: Medical Charter COVID...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As the number of COVID-19 cases in Hawaii continue to increase, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has requested that Hawaiian Airlines again agree to suspend flights between Honolulu and Pago Pago — this time through Aug. 31st. The Honolulu-based carrier is however, operating a...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The US Dept. of Transportation this week granted Hawaiian Airlines request to renew until Aug. 1, its Service Obligation exemption to suspend air services between Honolulu and Pago Pago. Hawaiian sought a continue exemption under provisions of the federal CARES Act,...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At Sunday’s government coronavirus task force meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga revealed plans for a Hawaiian Airlines charter flight to take local scholarship students heading to the US for colleges and universities as well as students heading into the US military. The...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga will be extending for another 30-days his current COVID-19 emergency declaration, set to expire today, June 30th, but will also ease more restrictions, such as opening of schools and lifting the limitation of people in public gathering, but...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Due to the recent “uptick” in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Hawaii, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga early this week requested, and Hawaiian Airlines says it “will comply” with suspension of flights between Honolulu and Pago Pago through July 31st. The governor...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the recent increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hawaii — surpassing the 700 mark — Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga said during the government’s coronavirus task force meeting that he is not prepared, at this point, to re-open air service between Honolulu...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — “The controlling factor” in re-opening air service between Hawaii and American Samoa “will be the saturation of quarantine facilities” in the territory, declared Iulogologo Joseph Pereira, chairman of the ASG coronavirus task force, responding to Samoa News inquiries. At...

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