Hawaiian Airlines inaugurates service between Kona and Lihue

Hawaiian Airlines this morning launched its once daily non-stop service between Kaua‘i’s Līhu’e Airport (LIH) and Hawai‘i Island’s Kona International Airport (KOA). Today’s inaugural flight marked the first time in the airline’s history that it connected Līhu‘e and Kona with a non-stop flight. The 263-mile flight becomes Hawaiian’s longest Neighbor Island route, besting its flights between Hilo, Hawai‘i Island (ITO) and Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on O‘ahu by nearly 60 miles.


Flight Route Departs Arrives  Frequency
HA 599 KOA – LIH 9:38 a.m. 10:36 a.m. Daily
HA 500 LIH – KOA 3:44 p.m. 4:44 p.m. Daily


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