* It’s not too early to start thinking of Thanksgiving and Christmas travel to Hawaii. Cheap airfare guru, Rick Seaney, has a useful guide to finding the cheapest days to travel around the holidays.
* Hawaiian Airlines has decided to join the fray of airlines charging a fee for the first checked bag for inter-island flights. The fee for the first checked bag is $10 for inter-island and $20 for flights to/from the US mainland. See this link for more on Hawaiian’s new checked bag policy.