Southwest on final approach to islands

  • Courtesy photo Gary C. Kelly, Southwest’s board chairman and CEO, said in the company’s quarterly profit report released Thursday that the airline intends to fly to Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole on the Big Island, Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu, Lihue Airport on Kauai and Kahului Airport on Maui.

KAILUA-KONA — Southwest Airlines is still coming to Hawaii, but there are a few layovers before the airline officially touches down.