Pu’unene Airport Improvements – Kihei HI

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Description

In 1936, the WPA conducted wind studies at the prospective airport. Between 1938 and 1941, the WPA contributed $380,000 to the airport’s construction and improvements. The airport is no longer operational, but remnants of it are now part of Maui Raceway Park.

Source notes

“Hawaii and Aviation: An Archive of Historic Photos and Facts,” State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division (accessed March 16, 2015):

Puunene Airport History

Chronology of Aviation in Hawaii

Abandoned and Little-known Airfields website

Maui Raceway Park website

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee - wpatoday.org on March 16, 2015.

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Location Info


Mokulele Highway
Kihei, HI 96753

Coordinates: 20.817621, -156.460901

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