Senior Vice President – People Services Group

HONOLULU –- Hawaiian Airlines announced today the appointment of Barbara Falvey to the position of senior vice president – people services group.

Falvey has overall responsibility for the direction and administration of Hawaiian Airlines' personnel programs, including benefits, hiring, employment contracts and other human resources activities. She also will oversee the company's general training programs, employee incentive program and consumer affairs department.

Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian's president and CEO, noted, “Barbara brings to us exceptional knowledge and experience in the field of human resources that I am confident will guide us as our airline continues to grow.”
Falvey joined Hawaiian on July 11. She spent the past 21 years in human resources for the gaming industry in Nevada, and was most recently corporate vice president of human resources for Ameristar Casinos, Inc., in Las Vegas.

Falvey graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She later earned a Masters of Science degree in organizational development at Pepperdine University.

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines, the nation's number one on-time carrier, is recognized as one of the best airlines in America. Readers of two prominent national travel magazines, Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure, have both rated Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii in their most recent rankings, and the fifth best domestic airline overall.

Celebrating its 76th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawaii's biggest and longest-serving airline, and the second largest provider of passenger air service between Hawaii and the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities than any other airline. Hawaiian also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands, as well as service to Australia, American Samoa and Tahiti.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (AMEX and PCX: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com.