HONOLULU, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to offset the rising costs of operations - most recently, the escalation in fuel prices - Hawaiian Airlines announced that it has increased its round-trip airfares for flights between Hawaii and the U.S. mainland by $30, effective immediately for travel starting on or after May 1, 2008.

Glenn Taniguchi, senior vice president - marketing and sales, commented, "The costs of providing our product continue to rise, and this modest increase will help preserve the high quality of our service."

Hawaiian offers nonstop daily service between Honolulu and the Western U.S. cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, San Jose, Sacramento, Portland, Phoenix, Seattle and Las Vegas, as well as nonstop service between Kahului, Maui and Seattle, Portland and San Diego.

About Hawaiian Airlines

The nation's top-ranked airline for service in the 2007 Airline Quality Ratings, Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past four straight years (2004-2007) and in fewest misplaced bags for the past three years (2005-2007) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii.

Now in its 79th year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the state's biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the second largest provider of passenger air service between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities than any other airline (nine), as well as service to Australia, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands.

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

SOURCE Hawaiian Airlines

CONTACT: Keoni Wagner of Hawaiian Airlines, +1-808-838-6778,
Keoni.Wagner@hawaiianair.com