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 Area Accommodations: 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 (Kamakou)

 

Island nickname: Hawaiian by Nature

 

Island Flower: White Kukui Blossom

 

Island Color: Green

Belgian priest Father Damien was canonized in 2009 for his years of caring for the Hansen's Disease patients of Kalaupapa.

Molokai Media Contacts

Destination Molokai Visitors Bureau
Julie Bicoy
Director
Phone: (808) 553-3876
mvajulie@gmail.com