As Hawaiʻi rebounds from one of the most tumultuous times in its modern history, island communities are also recovering through a revival of long-time traditions once thought unwavering.
Local conservationists are now harnessing dogs’ powerful sense of smell to pinpoint threats against native species and ecosystems. The preservation initiative is led by Conservation Dogs of Hawaiʻi (CDH), an Oʻahu-based nonprofit found in 2018 under the...
At Hawaiian Airlines, we view giving back as a shared kuleana (responsibility). In celebration of National Volunteer Week and Earth Day, over 70 Team Kōkua volunteers proudly spent the last several days donating over 270 hours of labor to a selection of...
Mālama (to care for) is a value that we hold close to our hearts at Hawaiian Airlines. Whether lowering our carbon footprint with a fuel-efficient fleet, regularly engaging our employees in cleaning beaches or restoring loʻī (taro patches) and supporting local nonprofits, our motivation to mālama our island home never runs short.
For the people of American Samoa, the arrival of our Hawaiian Airlines charter flight at Pago Pago-Tafuna International Airport (PPG) on Jan. 13 brought much more than just the return of our service to the U.S. territory in nearly a year.
As Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Language Month) comes to a close, our ‘ohana's celebrations are far from over – and they are extending beyond our aircraft and workplace.
In navigating his creative brainstorms, local designer Keola Nakaʻahiki Rapozo says tapping into a Hawaiian mindset is like following a compass. For Rapozo, the co-founder of Hawaiʻi brand FITTED, thinking Hawaiian means reconnecting to a mainframe rooted in culture, language and perspective.
Since childhood, ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language) has served as a guiding compass for ʻIwalani Kūaliʻi Kahoʻohanohano, senior specialist of internal communications at Hawaiian Airlines. Now 30 years old, she is known as one of Hawaiian Airlines’ core storytellers, with ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi and Hawaiian culture as her work pillars.
Employees across our airline are joining hands this February to perpetuate mahina ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language month). This year, through their collective actions, from organizing surprise ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi flights to partnering with native Hawaiian designer Keola Naka'ahiki Rapozo, we are proud to share Hawaiian language and culture with our guests and the communities we serve.
As we bid aloha to 2020 and reflect on the exceptional hardships and challenges it brought upon so many of us at Hawaiian Airlines, the year will forever stand out as a time when our ‘ohana proved what it means to be Hawaiʻi’s hometown carrier.