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Stranded Air Australia passengers Chris Geeves, left, Monique Holmes, Danielle and Chris Holmes slept in the seventh-floor conference room of Honolulu Airport's interisland terminal Thursday after they couldn't find hotel rooms and remained there Friday. The carrier, whose idled aircraft in Honolulu still features its former name Strategic, announced Thursday that it ran out of money and grounded all its flights.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Dinah and John Nassar cuddled up under blankets Friday in Honolulu
Airport waiting for word on hotel rooms.
BRUCE ASATO 2012 February 16 CTY - Stranded - An Airbus A330 aircraft marked with the Strategic Airlines brand, predecessor of Air Australia, sits on the apron on the Diamond Head side of the Honolulu International Airport terminal. Air Australia canceled all flights to Australia, stranding passengers already booked on flights. HSA photo by Bruce Asato