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HONOLULU – Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., parent of Hawaiian Airlines, today announced plans to acquire three ATR 72 turboprop aircraft in an all-cargo configuration to expand its inter-island shipping services. The new operation will launch in the first half of 2016, starting with flights between Honolulu International Airport (HNL) and Kona International Airport (KOA) Kahului Airport (OGG), Lihu’e Airport (LIH) and Hilo International Airport (ITO), with well-timed connections from Hawaiian Airlines’ mainland and international network.