It looks like 2020 is shaping up to be the year you make your dream island escape a reality. On the heels of its New Year's deals, Hawaiian Airlines is back with another great sale to the 50th state. Flights start at just $278 roundtrip from the upper-48, and once you're in Hawaii, hop around the islands from just $39 one-way.

Enjoy Hawaiian hospitality on your way to paradise with complimentary meal service on all flights between the U.S. Mainland and Hawaii. You might even want to consider booking two one-way tickets to and from different Hawaiian islands because island hopping has never been cheaper!

Travel Availability

  • Travel Period: January 27 - March 11, 2020, for flights between the mainland and Hawaii; For flights within Hawaii, travel now through May 20, 2020, with a 14-day advance purchase.
  • Travel Days of the Week: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
  • Blackout Dates: None listed.

Sale Period

Tickets must be purchased by Friday, January 17, 2020.

Sample Fares

All fares are nonstop and work in the reverse direction as well.

Flights to/from Hawaii

San Jose to Maui $278 roundtrip

Oakland to Lihue $278 roundtrip

San Francisco to Maui $298 roundtrip

San Diego to Maui $298 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Kona $298 roundtrip

San Francisco to Honolulu $318 roundtrip

Oakland to Maui $318 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Lihue $318 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Maui $328 roundtrip

Las Vegas to Maui $338 roundtrip

Long Beach to Honolulu $378 roundtrip

Los Angeles to Honolulu $378 roundtrip

Seattle to Honolulu $398 roundtrip

Portland to Maui $398 roundtrip

Phoenix to Honolulu $458 roundtrip

New York-JFK to Honolulu $538 roundtrip

Boston to Honolulu $538 roundtrip

For a complete list of deals to Hawaii, have a look at all of our fares on all airlines to Honolulu (HNL), Maui (OGG), Kauai (LIH), and Kona (KOA).

Flights within Hawaii

Honolulu to Maui $78 roundtrip

Honolulu to Kona $78 roundtrip

Lihue to Honolulu $78 roundtrip

Honolulu to Hilo $78 roundtrip

Maui to Kona $78 roundtrip


These fares include a carry-on bag plus one personal item. The first checked piece of luggage will cost $30 each-way ($25 within Hawaii).

Seat Assignments

Fares listed between the U.S. Mainland and Hawaii are Main Cabin Basic, which means advanced seat assignments are not possible during booking. You may be able to choose a seat upon check-in, or they will be randomly assigned at the gate. Fares listed within Hawaii are standard Main Cabin fares and include advanced seat assignments.

Alternate Fares

Hawaiian Airlines' Main Cabin fares are available for $30-$55 more each way. This type of fare will include standard seat selection during booking and also allows upgrades and ticket changes (fee applies).

Make sure to compare with other airlines such as Delta, American, Alaska, and Southwest. These carriers may start to price match this sale and could offer better flight times or expanded travel dates. Keep in mind that most other carriers do not include meal service on all Hawaii routes. Baggage fees are similar on all other airlines except Southwest, which includes two free checked bags.

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Example Booking

As an example, I found a flight departing Boston BOS on Monday, January 27, returning from Honolulu HNL on Thursday, February 6, 2020, for $538 roundtrip.

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