Hawaiian Airlines will lease four 717-200s from Boeing Capital Corp. to "better meet the needs of Hawaii's interisland travelers" following the shutdown of Aloha Airlines two months ago (ATWOnline, June 3). Two aircraft will enter service in September and others in November and December. HA currently flies 11 -200s and operates 150 daily inter-island flights. In support of its inter-island expansion it has hired 230 additional employees and plans 160 more.

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