Air tours in Hawaii are currently suspended due to the Governor’s stay at home orders: click here for details. 


The Hawaii Air Noise and Safety Task Force was developed to address safety and noise issues related to rotor and fixed-wing aerial tours in the state of Hawaii. Community involvement, public outreach, and transparency will be prioritized in all recommendations from the task force to industry and regulators.

Co-Chairs:
Ford Fuchigami, Administrative Services Officer, Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division
Alex Tamoria, Administrative Services Officer, Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division

Executive Committee Members:
Hawaii Helicopter Association
Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division
General Aviation Council of Hawaii
Helicopter Association International
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Tour Operators Program of Safety

Hawaii State Legislature Appointees:
Senator Lorraine Inouye
Representative Chris Lee

Technical Advisors:
Federal Aviation Administration
National Parks
U.S. Navy
U.S. Army