Category Archives: Flight Deals & Airline News

Hawaii vacation news & deals: March 25, 2014

* Hawaiian Airlines raised the cost of checked luggage for interisland flights. The good news is that you can avoid that increase by becoming a HawaiianMiles member, which is a free, frequent-flier membership. The fee for the first checked bag increased from $17 to $25, but the fee for HawaiianMiles members has dropped to $15. See this link for more ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: March 11, 2014

* When you sign up for email alerts with Hawaiian Airlines Cruise Vacations, you could win 80,000 HawaiianMiles (enough miles for two roundtrip tickets from the US mainland to Hawaii) and a seven-night cruise for two. See the entry requirements here. (Note that this sweepstakes is open to legal US residents only.) * Google Maps’ Street View has recently added ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation News & Deals: February 13, 2014

* Hawaiian Airlines announced their new interisland turboprop service to and from Molokai and Lanai from Honolulu, beginning March 11 and March 18 respectively. This new service is called ‘Ohana by Hawaiian. With the launch of these new flights, Hawaiian is offering a special $59 each way fare sale on flights to Molokai and Lanai. For this sale, tickets must ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: December 18, 2013

* Our massive Waikiki Christmas and Oahu New Year’s Eve posts have been updated with quite a few additions. One point worth quickly highlighting is that Aloha Tower will not be hosting New Year’s Eve fireworks, which probably comes to a surprise to many as they have put on one of the island’s biggest shows for many years. * Travelzoo ... Read More »

Hawaii Vacation Deals & News: November 27, 2013

– Hawaiian Airlines is putting winter fares on sale starting at $357 roundtrip! This Thanksgiving sale only lasts for five days starting tomorrow, November 28. You must book by December 2 for travel between January 8 through March 10, 2014. Book as soon as possible for best availability. Here’s a sampling of the roundtrip fares in this sale: San Jose ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation deals & news: November 6, 2013

Autumn is one of the cheapest times to visit Hawaii due to lower demand . If you can travel to Hawaii this fall, you’ll be able to snag some great deals that we include in today’s list. * Hawaiian Airlines is offering roundtrip fares to Hawaii as low as $380 including taxes if you book by November 7th and travel ... Read More »

Take a quick flight from Maui to Lanai on Mokulele [video]

In February, we took our first Mokulele flight from Maui to Lanai. It was a short flight — no longer than 20 minutes. Though brief, the flight was very scenic. Mokulele has quickly become one of our preferred inter-island airlines along with Hawaiian Airlines. Their flights are quick and hassle-free. Due to Mokulele’s small-sized aircraft (9 passenger plane) leading to ... Read More »

Hawaii vacation news & deals: October 3, 2013

– Disney’s Oahu resort, Aulani, is expanding their amenities with new infinity edge pool, restaurant and shop. This youtube video provides and overview of these enhancements that are due to be finished by October 19. – The new Andaz Maui resort that we told you about earlier this year is now open for business. So far, the buzz that we’ve ... Read More »

Long-haul flight tips to/from Hawaii: What to bring on the plane to make the flight pleasant

Boarding pass? Check. Government-issued photo identification? Check. Wallet? Check. Carry-on luggage? Check. What else do you need to bring onboard for your flights to and from Hawaii? We conclude our series on tips for making your flights to and from Hawaii as comfortable as possible with suggestions for what to bring with you on the flight. Use this list to ... Read More »

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