Table of Contents  
   
Preface   1
Chapter 1- November 11, 1929   5
Chapter 2- Early Years  31
Chapter 3- Pacific Crossing  47
Chapter 4- "We're Going to Make It"  59
Chapter 5- War Years  73
Chapter 6- Postwar Expansion  89
Chapter 7- Enter Aloha 103
Chapter 8- Thunder from Texas 129
Chapter 9- Dr. Hung Wo Ching 139
Chapter 10- Jack Magoon's Airline 165
Chapter 11- Graveyard Spiral 179
Chapter 12- The Roaring '70s 191
Chapter 13- Mutiny in the Mid-Pacific 209
Chapter 14- The Finazzo Formula 223
Chapter 15- Joseph O'Gorman 233
Chapter 16- Diverging Courses 245
Chapter 17- The Commuters 261
Chapter 18- Aloha Flight 243 289
Chapter 19- Losing Altitude 301
Chapter 20- Changing of the Guard 319
Chapter 21- Dial 911 339
Chapter 22- Double-Barreled Bankruptcy 351
Post-Flight  369
Acknowledgements 371
Birds of Paradise 374
Index 386
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