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Find Flights from Lihue to Hilo

Flying from Kauai to Hilo with Hawaiian Airlines

From the verdant valleys of Kauai to the equally green and flourishing town of Hilo on Hawaii Island, there are so many great reasons to book an island-hopping adventure between Kauai and the Big Island. From a complimentary drink service to a free issue of Hana Hou! Magazine, travelers will be treated with the same aloha and kindness Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants and cabin staff have been doling out for decades.

FAQs for Booking a Flight from Lihue to Hilo

What is the cheapest month to fly from Lihue to Hilo?
Flying from Kauai to Hilo will tend to be a bit more affordable in the fall and spring seasons.
How frequent are the flights between Lihue to Hilo?
Hawaiian Airlines offers a number of daily flights between Lihue and Hilo, as it is a popular route amongst residents and visitors.

How many flights does Hawaiian Airlines offer daily from Lihue to Hilo?
Hawaiian Airlines offers enough flights daily to cover most departure times for travelers and residents.

Are there direct flights from Lihue to Hilo?
Currently, there are no direct flights offered from Kauai to Hilo, with all having a short stopover at neighboring island airports.

What airports serve Lihue and Hilo?
Lihue is served by the Lihue Airport (LIH) and Hilo its arriving and departing flights at the Hilo International Airport (ITO).

How long is the flight from Lihue to Hilo?
Most flights, on average, will take around three hours to make it from Lihue to Hilo, due to a layover included on all flights between Lihue and Hilo. Travelers will fly just over 300 miles.
What should I pack for my flight to Hilo?
Since it’s a short flight, just be sure to bring any flight documentation and personal identification you’d need to get through security and to obtain your ticket.

Hilo Travel Tips:
Known for having some of the freshest seafood in the state, Hilo is the perfect place to eat for fish lovers. From getting a poke bowl at Suisan Fish Market to sitting down at the wonderful Moon and Turtle, you can find fresh fish around every corner in Hilo town.

You’ll want to have a jacket or hoodie on you at all times in Hilo, as the area itself often receives light tropical showers and mistings daily. It’s why the town is so flush with greenery, and these light rains really do add to the tropical vibe that makes Hilo so great.

Hilo doesn’t have your everyday kind of beach. Hilo beaches are rocky, and a bit more rugged compared to your average white sand beach in Hawaii, but they are beautiful and provide visitors with pristine swimming holes that oftentimes are less crowded than their sandy counterparts.
  • Authentic Hawaiian hospitality
  • Complimentary juice, coffee, tea, soda or water
  • Non-stop flight from Lihue (LIH) to Kona (KOA)
  • Authentic Hawaiian hospitality
  • Complimentary juice, coffee, tea, soda or water
  • Non-stop flight from Lihue (LIH) to Kona (KOA)
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