John Monahan Resigns as Trustee for Hawaiian Airlines

HONOLULU, June 24, 2003 -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (AMEX and PCX: HA), today announced that John Monahan has resigned his position as Trustee for personal reasons that require his full attention. Monahan has informed Hawaiian Airlines that the U.S. Trustee's office is in the process of selecting a replacement trustee, and that he will be available to work with a new trustee to facilitate a smooth transition.

“I have enjoyed my brief association with the people of Hawaiian Airlines and will miss the opportunity to be a part of what I'm confident will be a successful reorganization of the airline,” Monahan said.

Monahan was appointed May 30, 2003 by the U.S. Trustee's office and approved by the Bankruptcy Court to oversee Hawaiian Airlines during its Chapter 11 reorganization.

About Hawaiian Airlines
Founded in Honolulu 73 years ago, Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii's longest-serving and largest airline. The nation's 12th largest airline, it is also the second-largest provider of passenger service between the West Coast and Hawaii.

Hawaiian Airlines currently provides up to 30 nonstop daily flights between nine cities on the U.S. mainland and Hawaii, along with approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands. It also operates weekly service between Honolulu and American Samoa and Tahiti, as well as charter service between Honolulu and Anchorage, Alaska.

Additional information on Hawaiian Airlines, including previously issued company news releases, is available on the airline's Web site at