SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
May 10, 2017
HAWAIIAN HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
3375 Koapaka Street, Suite G-350
Honolulu, HI 96819
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 10, 2017, Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “2017 Annual Meeting”) in Honolulu, Hawai‘i for the following purposes:
Proposal No. 1
To elect seven directors from among the nominees described in the Company’s proxy statement for its 2017 Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2017 (the “2017 Proxy Statement”).
Proposal No. 2
To ratify Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
Proposal No. 3
To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as described in the 2017 Proxy Statement.
Proposal No. 4
To approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as described in the 2017 Proxy Statement.
Only stockholders of record at the close of business on March 13, 2017 (the “Record Date”) were entitled to vote at the 2017 Annual Meeting. At the Record Date, 53,633,709 shares of Common Stock and three shares of Special Preferred Stock were issued and outstanding. Each share of Common Stock and Special Preferred Stock was entitled to one vote. The Company had no other class of voting securities outstanding and entitled to vote at the meeting. A total of 47,078,165 shares, or 87.78% of total shares outstanding, were present in person or by proxy at the 2017 Annual Meeting, constituting a quorum of stockholders entitled to vote at the 2017 Annual Meeting for the transaction of business.
RESULTS OF THE STOCKHOLDER VOTE:
Proposal No. 1 Election of Directors.
Election of Donald J. Carty
Election of Mark B. Dunkerley
Election of Earl E. Fry
Election of Lawrence S. Hershfield
Election of Randall L. Jenson
Election of Crystal K. Rose
Election of Richard N. Zwern
As of the date of the election of directors listed above, the board of directors of the Company is comprised of Donald J. Carty, Mark B. Dunkerley, Earl E. Fry, Lawrence S. Hershfield, Randall L. Jenson, Crystal K. Rose, Richard N. Zwern, Joseph Guerrieri, Jr., William S. Swelbar and Duane E. Woerth.
Proposal No. 2 Ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
Proposal No. 3 Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as described in the 2017 Proxy Statement.
Proposal No. 4 Approval, on an advisory basis, of the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as described in the 2017 Proxy Statement.
Every 1 Year
Every 2 Years
Every 3 Years
Every 1 Year
In accordance with the voting results for this proposal, the board of directors of the Company has determined that the Company will hold future stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year. The next required advisory vote on the frequency of future stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers will take place no later than at the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
HAWAIIAN HOLDINGS, INC.
Date: May 16, 2017
/s/ Aaron J. Alter
Name: Aaron J. Alter
Title: Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary