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Hawaiian Airlines launches inaugural Lihue, Kona flight

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KONA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Kauai and the Big Island are now connected by a new flight service offered by Hawaiian Airlines. 

The company launched the inaugural Lihue-Kona route Sunday. 

There was a blessing ceremony and passengers climbed aboard the history making flight. 

This is the first time in Hawaiian Airlines history that passengers now have a direct route between Lihue and Kona. It is also the longest inter-island route at 263 miles. 

There route option is offered daily. 

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