About Us

Our History

Hawaiian Airlines was incorporated on January 30, 1929 under the name Inter-Island Airways Ltd. That year, thousands gathered in Honolulu to witness the departure of Hawaii's first scheduled inter-island flights to Maui and the Big Island of Hawaii. The fleet was comprised of two eight-passenger Sikorsky S-38 amphibian planes; six years later, larger 16-passenger Sikorsky S-43s were added to accommodate increased traffic and newly authorized inter-island airmail service.

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Awards & Recognition

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HAWAIIAN RATED #1 AIRLINES SERVING HAWAII

Hawaiian Airlines was rated the #1 airline serving Hawaii.

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HAWAIIAN RATED #1 IN NATIONAL AIRLINE QUALITY RANKING

Hawaiian Airlines was named the nation's top-ranked carrier for service quality in 2008 in the 19th Annual Airline Quality Rating.

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HAWAIIAN RATED #1 AIRLINES SERVING HAWAII

Hawaiian Airlines was rated the #1 airline serving Hawaii.

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Let your career take flight with us

At Hawaiian Airlines, over 5,000 of our employees throughout the Islands and across all of our travel destinations are honored to serve our guests and community with a passion for air travel, a commitment to world-class service and the unique desire to introduce authentic Hawaiian hospitality to the rest of the world. If being a part of a thriving and cohesive team that represents Hawaii on a global scale excites you, we want to talk with you. E Komo Mai, come join our team and see why Hawaii Flies With Us.

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