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Molokai Fact Sheet

Population: 8,100

 

Area: 260 sq. miles

 

Known for: Kalaupapa National Historical Park, Kaunakakai, Papohaku Beach, Saint Damien

 

Major Town: Kaunakakai

 

Major Airport: Molokai’s main airport is Molokai Airport (MKK). Kalaupapa Airport (LUP) is a small commuter airport serving this isolated peninsula.

 

Molokai Accommodation Areas: Kaunakakai, Maunaloa

 

Climate: Average temperature: 70˚ - 85˚ F.

 

Time Zone: Hawaii Standard Time (GMT-10 hours), 5 hours behind the US East Coast, 6 hours behind during Daylight Saving Time (Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time, March through November).

 

Languages: English, Hawaiian

 

Currency: U.S. Dollar

 

Area code: The area code for all of Hawaii is (808).

 

Golf Courses: 1

 

Highest Elevation: 4,970 feet (Kamakou)

 

Island nickname: Hawaiian by Nature

 

Island Flower: White Kukui Blossom

 

Island Color: Green