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HawaiianMiles

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Airlines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
Alliance
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Phone
1 877-426-4537

Earning

Accrual Type: Distance-based

Earn miles by miles flown. See our guide to earning points for more.

Credit Cards

This is a list of branded, program-specific credit cards, in addition to flexible reward cards. Not sure what is kind of card is right for you? Our guide weighs the pros/cons for each type of card.

Disclosure: This selection of cards is for reference and is not guaranteed to be complete or up to date. AwardAce does not earn any commission for any links.

The Amex EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express
Flexible Transfer Card
Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express
Flexible Transfer Card
Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express
Flexible Transfer Card
The Amex EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card from American Express
Flexible Transfer Card

Transfer Partners

Program Partner Ratio Transfer Time
American Express 1:1 Instant
Chase
Citi
Starwood Preferred Guest 1:1 10-14 days

The ratio is the number of flexible rewards points it would take to transfer to HawaiianMiles.

Transfer time is what is reported by the transfer programs, supplemented by our own research. However, actual time to transfer is often highly variable.

Redeeming

Airline Type Pricing Type
PrimaryZone
PartnerZone

Don't know what airlines are bookable? See our list of particpating airlines.

A zone-based program prices award flights by general geographic location, typically by continent and/or country. Learn how to optimize these programs in our guide below.

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Strategy to Spending Points

Policies and Fees

Expiration: Points Expire 18 months since last activity.

For some programs, an activity can any accrual of miles (e.g., crediting a flight, transfering or purchasing miles). For others, spending activities such as redeeming or donating points counts as an activity.

Fees and Charges

Fees USD
Close-in
Phone Booking 25
Change Award 30
Cancel Award 150

Cancellation fee is $30 for Neighbor Island only flights.

Key Airlines and Resources

Primary Airlines Code City Name
Hawaiian Airlines (HA) HNL Honolulu Honolulu Intl
OGG Kahului Kahului

Partner Airlines

All Nippon Airways
China Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Korean Air
Virgin America
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Australia

Resources

Hawaii-Based Airlines
FlyerTalk Forums

Elite Status

Qualification

Tiers (3) Miles Segments
Premier Club 40000
Pualani Gold 20000 20
Pualani Platinum 40000 60

Elite Benefits

Benefit Premier Club Pualani Gold Pualani Platinum
Reservation Benefits
No blackout dates for mileage rewards
Special ID Card with associated special handling
More seats available for selection at time of booking reservations
Discounted E-Awards when booking online at HawaiianAirlines.com
Priority Reservations Line
Neighbor Island Economy Class SEAT guarantee on Revenue booking 72 hours prior to departure
Complimentary flight reservation hold for 1-2 days
Services
Premier Club / First Class Check-In Line in Honolulu & Neighbor Island Airport (member + 2 guests)Ê
Premier Club Access - Honolulu, Hilo, Kona, Kahului, Lihue
The Plumeria Lounge Pass Discount
Priority Security Lines
Priority Baggage HandlingÊ
Flight-related Benefits
Qualify for ComplimentaryÊUpgrades
Free checked bags 2 bags 2 bags 3 bags
Elite Bonus 50% 100%
Priority Pre-BoardingÊ Zone 2 Zone 2 Zone 1
Discounted upgrades 24 prior to departure
Complimentary "Unlimited TV & More" entertainment pack
Complimentary Neighbor Island Same Day Standby for an earlier Fligh

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