Gary C. Kelly

Island Air, serving Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu, shuts down

Island Air, serving Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu, shuts down

Island Air, the airline whose service linked four Hawaiian islands, will shut down as of midnight Friday, the company announced late Thursday.

The carrier served Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui and Oahu.

Passengers with reservations on Island Air beyond Friday “must make alternative arrangements for inter-island transportation,” Island Air said in a news release.

No alternative arrangements were offered.

“For inquiries on refunds,” the airline’s website said, “please contact your credit card company.”

It directed passengers to a toll-free number. A recording Thursday evening said, “Your call is being forwarded to a Shoretel voicemail system. Ext. 8099 is not...