Hawaiian Airlines

Flight Review: Island hopping with Hawaiian Airlines – Kona (KOA) to Maui (OGG) to Honolulu (HNL)

April 14, 2023

The islands of Hawaii are home to no less than 8 airports across 6 islands, with Hawaiian Airlines offering more than 170 daily flights between 5 of those island destinations. From north to south, they fly between – Lihue (LIH) in Kauai, Honolulu (HNL) in Oahu, Kahului (OGG) in Maui, and both Kona (KOA) and […]

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Recipe: Seared ‘Ahi from Hawaiian chef Keoni Chang

May 10, 2020

During these unprecedented times, when staying at home is of the utmost importance, us here at The AU Review are going to be doing everything we can to help readers live their best lives, indoors. As with many other media companies who typically focus on getting folks out and about, we’re shifting to adapt to […]

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Life on the tarmac: What is happening to grounded airplanes during the Coronavirus?

April 24, 2020

Not too long ago, back when we could leave the house and go to the theatre, I was lucky enough to see the Toronto production of Come From Away, one of the most heartwarming and enjoyable theatrical productions I’ve seen in recent memory. It tells the story of how the eastern most city in North […]

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Hawaiian Airlines has suspended Australian and New Zealand flights

March 16, 2020

In response to the coronavirus and recent travel restrictions in Australia and New Zealand, Hawaiian Airlines has today announced that it will temporarily suspend nonstop services between Honolulu and its Australian and New Zealand gateways. The suspension will come into effect later this month, temporarily halting flights extending to numerous services. The five-times-weekly between SYD […]

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Flight Review: Flying Extra Comfort with Hawaiian Airlines from New York City to Sydney via Honolulu

December 30, 2019

Last month I flew from New York City to Sydney, via Honolulu, with Hawaiian Airlines, who celebrated their 90th birthday last month. I’ve already written about how strong of an option the route is for those who can’t sleep on planes, but today I wanted to delve into the experience of upgrading your ticket from an […]

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This New York to Sydney route is perfect if you can’t sleep on planes and want to avoid jet lag

November 24, 2019

With all this talk about the new NYC to Sydney direct route that Qantas are proposing to launch in the coming years – and the Air New Zealand direct NYC to Auckland route that’s going to get us one step closer in October 2020 – I can’t help but wonder if there is a better […]

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Flight Review: Business Class from Brisbane to Honolulu with Hawaiian Airlines (HA444)

July 30, 2019

There are a number of airlines flying from Brisbane to Honolulu, but what is it like to fly with Hawaii’s flag carrier? Flying direct, competitive pricing and kick-starting with the Aloha Spirit from the moment you board – all benefits to flying with the fourth largest airline in the USA. But what else? Sally Scott […]

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Hawaiian Airlines are offering Aussies $15 island-to-island flights

May 21, 2019

It’s been 15 years since Hawaiian Airlines started flying between Sydney and Honolulu, a route that has flown almost 2 million passengers since. And such a milestone calls for an appropriate celebration, right? Right. Hawaiian Airlines are not only nodding to the long-running route by kicking off a sweet deal that brings Sydney to Honolulu […]

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Hawaiian Airlines expand on codeshare agreement with Virgin Australia

April 4, 2019

In a move that will offer Australian and New Zealand travellers more options when it comes to flying over to Hawai’i, Hawaiian Airlines have entered an expanded codeshare agreement with Virgin Australia. More than a dozen Australia and New Zealand cities will benefit from this broader range of flights to Hawai’i, as well as the […]

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Cheap Flight Alert: Hawaiian Airlines sale features $899 return flights between Honolulu and Australia

August 14, 2018

Hawaiian Airlines have just lifted the lid on their current “Hawaiian Island Sale” for Aussie passengers looking to travel to the idyllic destination. These discounts even extend to the airline’s lie-flat Business Class, making luxury travel tad more accessible for those so inclined. The current offering is to Honolulu ex-Sydney and Brisbane and back from […]

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Hawaiian Airlines to increase services between Brisbane and Honolulu for the Christmas holidays

June 21, 2018

Australians will have greater access to Hawaii over the Christmas holidays as Hawaiian Airlines increase their non-stop service between Brisbane and Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to up to four weekly flights from 10th December 2018 to 8th January 2019. The expanded summer schedule will see additional flights departing Brisbane at 10:30pm on Mondays, […]

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Hawaiian Airlines are introducing a non-stop service between Long Beach and Honolulu

February 22, 2018

As of 1st June 2018, Hawaiian Airlines will introduce a daily non-stop service between Long Beach, California and Honolulu, Hawaii. Serviced by the airline’s new Airbus A321neo aircraft, the route represents a step up in convenience for Southern Californian travellers who want to enjoy and explore one of the most sought-after tropical destinations in the […]

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An extra five flights will connect Auckland and Honolulu each week from 2018

September 19, 2017

Island time will soon be easier to reach for Kiwis, with an additional five non-stop weekly flights scheduled to connect Auckland and Honolulu from 21st March 2018. Hawaiian Airlines’ increased schedule will have flights depart Auckland at 11:55 pm five times weekly, Wednesday through Sunday, arriving in Honolulu at 9:45 a.m. on the same day. Flights […]

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Flight Review: Getting “Extra Comfort” with Hawaiian Airlines – Portland to Honolulu (HA25)

June 8, 2017

Today we fly from Oregon on the West Coast of the USA, back towards Australia as we touch down in Honolulu. You can choose to stick around the Hawaiian capital, or continue on to Australia; and for this trip we certainly stuck around Hawaii for a week. But we had to fly there first. Here’s […]

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Flight Review: Hawaiian Airlines’ new lay-flat Business Class offering from Sydney to Honolulu (HA452)

May 22, 2017

In today’s flight review, we travel on board Hawaiian Airlines’ overnight service from Sydney, Australia to Honolulu, USA – one of only two overnight services on offer between Australia and the USA. Last year, the island carrier made good on their long promised upgrades for the Business Class cabin, starting to roll out lie-flat seats across their A330 aircraft […]

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Hawaiian Airlines launches new Premium Cabin on Australian services and reveals Moana themed aircraft

October 28, 2016

Earlier this month, Hawai‘i’s flagship carrier Hawaiian Airlines launched sales for its brand new premium offering, which will be available on their A330-200 service between Honolulu and their East Coast Australian destinations Sydney and Brisbane, as well as Narita, Japan and Auckland, New Zealand, from December. The long awaited cabin upgrade is the continuation of […]

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Hawaiian Airlines broke customer records in 2015

February 15, 2016

Records have been broken for Hawaiian Airlines, revealing that it has welcomed a record of 10,672,667 customers in 2015, seeing a 4.7 percent increase over the previous year. The record comes after the announcement of new enhancements including the planned launch of a redesigned premium cabin with lie-flat seating and non-stop service to Narita International Airport. The […]

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