As Hawaii’s hometown carrier, it’s our kuleana (responsibility and privilege) to serve as ambassadors of the Islands to those who visit our shores. From the moment our guests check in for their flight and are greeted by a member of our Hawaiian Airlines ‘ohana, mea ho'okipa (I am host), our signature hospitality, welcomes them and provides a primer in celebrating our culture of Aloha.
Kahi Pacarro, executive director of Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘i, co-founded the nonprofit organization with 6 friends and his wife Louise Pacarro, a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant. They work together to host the biggest coastal cleanups in the state aimed at educating local communities about the impacts of plastic pollution and how we can all play a role in protecting the ocean that gives our islands life.
Hawaiian Airlines is transporting youth to greater heights with the unveiling of our revitalized aircraft exhibit at the Hawai‘i Children’s Discovery Center (HCDC) in Honolulu’s Kaka‘ako neighborhood. Local and visiting keiki can experience the magic of aviation and its unique role in our community.
Our strong island roots place the needs of our kama‘āina at the forefront of our mission to be Hawai‘i’s flagship carrier. That’s why earlier this week we were honored to play a role in supporting two local nonprofits working tirelessly to provide disaster relief in Hanalei on Kaua‘i and Puna on the Island of Hawai‘i.
Organize your binders, sharpen your pencils and pack your bookbags, it’s back-to-school season! Hawaiian Airlines recently partnered with Operation Homefront, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving military families, for its Back-to-School Brigade! The annual nationwide school supply drive and distribution campaign provides keiki (children) with free supplies for the new school year.
When Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendant Wesley Hirata spotted an older Asian man boarding a recent Los Angeles to Honolulu flight with three Caucasian girls, something didn’t feel right.
Mālama means to take care of, tend, protect, save, and maintain. It’s a value intrinsic to Hawai’i’s culture and alludes to a greater responsibility we all have during our time on Earth. At Hawaiian Airlines, caring for our island home is a core value that drives us to adopt eco-friendlier practices throughout our company.
Today’s the big day! Hawaiian Airlines and Barclays have debuted an enhanced Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite Mastercard® and Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard®, including boosted reward perks, a bigger sign-up bonus for new cardmembers and more. So, as part of the celebration, we decided to shift the spotlight onto four local organizations that are paving the way for sustainable food production in Hawai‘i.
As Hawai‘i’s hometown carrier, Hawaiian Airlines proudly supports several organizations that move mountains in our local communities. We consider ourselves stewards of these Islands – a special place many of our guests also hold close to their heart – and want to make it easier for others to carry the torch too.
Under clear blue skies, Team Kōkua, Hawaiian’s all-employee community volunteer group, joined Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Foodland Hawaii for their annual Give Day at West O‘ahu’s MA‘O Organic Farms.