About Us

Our History

Hawaiian Airlines was incorporated on January 30, 1929 under the name Inter-Island Airways Ltd. That year, thousands gathered in Honolulu to witness the departure of Hawaii's first scheduled inter-island flights to Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. The fleet was comprised of two eight-passenger Sikorsky S-38 amphibian planes; six years later, larger 16-passenger Sikorsky S-43s were added to accommodate increased traffic and newly authorized inter-island airmail service.

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Awards & Recognition

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Now in its 90th year of continuous service, Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii's biggest and longest-serving airline.

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Hawaiian Airlines has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 14 years as reported by the U.S. DOT.

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Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian Airlines among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawaii.

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Let your career take flight with us

At Hawaiian Airlines, over 7,000 of our employees throughout the Islands and across all of our travel destinations are honored to serve our guests and community with a passion for air travel, a commitment to world-class service and the unique desire to introduce authentic Hawaiian hospitality to the rest of the world. If being a part of a thriving and cohesive team that represents Hawaii on a global scale excites you, we want to talk with you. E Komo Mai, come join our team and see why Hawaii Flies With Us.

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