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Mokulele Airlines pilots honored for assisting in ocean rescue off Lanai

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Flight instructor Andrew Leong, left, and student Damien Lorentz, right, greet Mokulele Airlines pilots Captain Justin Constantino, second from left, and First Officer Jeremy Delia, second from right, after a ceremony at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Wednesday. Constantino and Delia, were vital in the rescue of Leong and Lorentz, who had ditched their plane in the Pacific Ocean off Lanai in February.
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Student pilot Damien Lorentz recalls the moments his plane, carrying him and instructor Andrew Leong, went down off Lanai in February.
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Southern Airways’ Keith Sisson, left, presents a pilot commendation to flight instructor Andrew Leong.
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Mokulele pilots Captain Justin Constantino, second from left, and First Officer Jeremy Delia, left, react after being presented with Rolex Aviator watches from an anonymous donor during a ceremony at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. One of the passengers on the Mokulele flight piloted by Constantino and Delia that day was an anonymous business executive on his honeymoon and wanted to recognize the heroic efforts of the Mokulele crew with watches.
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Southern Airways CEO Stan Little, right, speaks during a ceremony at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Wednesday.
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Flight instructor Andrew Leong, left, and student Damien Lorentz, right, greet Mokulele pilots Captain Justin Constantino, second from left, and First Officer Jeremy Delia, second from right, after a ceremony at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Wednesday.
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Student pilot Damien Lorentz recalls the moments his plane, carrying him and instructor Andrew Leong, went down off Lanai in February.
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Flight instructor Andrew Leong, left, and student Damien Lorentz, right, greet Mokulele pilots Captain Justin Constantino, second from left, and First Officer Jeremy Delia, second from right, after a ceremony at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Wednesday.
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Mokulele pilots Captain Justin Constantino, second from left, and First Officer Jeremy Delia, left, react after being presented with Rolex Aviator watches from an anonymous donor during a ceremony at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. One of the passengers on the Mokulele flight piloted by Constantino and Delia that day was an anonymous business executive on his honeymoon and wanted to recognize the heroic efforts of the Mokulele crew with watches.
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Mokulele pilots Captain Justin Constantino, middle, and First Officer Jeremy Delia, left, are presented pilot commendations by Southern Airways’ Keith Sisson.

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