Since the debut of the Aquila 28 Molokai and Aquila 28 Molokai Cuddy, which marked the inception of the Offshore line, these exceptional vessels have become popular choices among avid anglers. However, the fascinating story behind their creation remains largely untold. Read on to delve into the enthralling history of these pioneering models as we reveal intriguing facts that shed light on their remarkable journey.
On the subject of Molokai, the island itself has a rich and somewhat unsettling history. Upon seeing the island’s lush green mountains, waterfalls, and enormous cliffs, not many would believe this beautiful island was designated a leprosy colony by King Kamehameha V in 1886. This location was home to 8,000 exiled lepers until 1969. On a much lighter note, Molokai is also the birthplace of the hula dance and is celebrated annually in May during the Ka Hula Piko Festival. In addition, below are some other fun facts about the island: