Tag: Olelo Hawaii

2021 In Review: The Year of Giving and Growing
It was the beginning of 2021, and behind us was a year so unprecedented and challenging that we have nothing to compare it to in Hawaiian’s 92-year history. Fast forward to 2022 and we can’t help but be proud of all our team has accomplished in another year of adversity.
Communicating Culture Through Language and Storytelling
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.
Perpetuating Hawaiian Language at 28,000 Feet
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.