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Upgrade to First/Business Class

Indulge yourself and experience paradise in the sky! When you upgrade to First / Business Class, you'll relax in generously sized seats with extra legroom, savor award-winning entrees from Chef Chai Chaowasaree, and enjoy unlimited entertainment on your complimentary In-Flight Entertainment tablet. It’s easy to upgrade online or by phone.


Upgrade Your Existing Reservation with Dollars


Interested in upgrading? Perfect, you deserve it!

If you would like to upgrade your existing reservation to First/Business Class, you can change your reservation online.

Within 24 hours before departure, upgrades are available for purchase through web or kiosk check-in.

Confirmed upgrades to First/Business class subject to applicable fare difference. If changing date/flight number, applicable fare difference and change feeapplies.


Upgrade Your Existing Reservations with HawaiianMiles


If you would like to use your hard earned HawaiianMiles for a First/Business class upgrade, contact Hawaiian Airlines Reservations for assistance. The following restriction applies to HawaiianMiles upgrades:

  1. HawaiianMiles upgrades must be completed no later than 26 hours prior to scheduled departure.

Mileage Upgrade Prices

We offer two types of mileage upgrades to First/Business class.

  • First/Business Saver - the lowest mileage First/Business Class flight award we offer
  • First/Business Flex - twice the miles of a First/Business Saver award (offered when First/Business Saver is not available)

All awards are one way flight awards and are based on availability.

Pualani Platinum, Pualani Gold, and Hawaiian Airlines® MasterCard® holders have access to additional discounted flight awards for travel on Hawaiian Airlines. These members may login to view discounts.

One Way Flight Awards First/Business Saver
First/Business Flex
Neighbor Island Upgrade 7,500 15,000
North America - Hawaii Upgrade 25,000 50,000
Samoa/Tahiti - Hawaii Upgrade Business Class* 30,000 60,000
Australia - Hawaii Upgrade Business Class* 45,000 90,000
New Zealand - Hawaii Upgrade Business Class* 45,000 90,000
Japan - Hawaii Upgrade Business Class* 45,000 90,000
Korea - Hawaii Upgrade Business Class* 45,000 90,000
Chine - Hawaii Upgrade Business Class* 45,000 90,000

*Stopovers not permitted. Award levels based on redemption from a single account. U.S. citizens traveling to an international destination must present return ticket at time of check-in.


Day of Departure Upgrades


Are you traveling today and feel like an upgrade? Don’t worry, it’s not too late!

Upgrade your existing reservation to First/Business Class within 24 hours up until the minimum check-in time prior to departure via Web Check-In / Kiosk Check-In. Please note that an upgrade fee will apply.

Day of Departure upgrades are offered on a space-available basis.

Note: Discounted Pualani Platinum/Gold upgrade fees apply to the member only.


First/Business Class Upgrade Prices:

Neighbor Islands (First Class)

Year Round
Neighbor Island 50.00 USD
Pualani Gold 25.00 USD
Pualani Platinum Free


North America (First Class)

Off Peak
Jan 10 - Mar 10
Apr 12 - Jun 09
Aug 22 - Dec 15
Peak
Mar 11 - Apr 11
Jun 10 - Aug 21
Dec 16 - Jan 09
Nonstop flights between N.America and HNL/OGG/LIH/KOA
* excluding HNL-JFK
349.00 USD 399.00 USD
Pualani Gold 275.00 USD 325.00 USD
Pualani Platinum 225.00 USD 275.00 USD
Flights between *HNL-JFK 650.00 USD 800.00 USD
Pualani Gold 575.00 USD 725.00 USD
Pualani Platinum 525.00 USD 675.00 USD


International (Business Class)


Australia

Off Peak
Feb 01 - Mar 31
Nov 01 - Dec 09
Peak
Apr 01 - Oct 31
Dec 10 - Jan 31
Australia to USA
AUSTRALIA to HNL 550 AUD 700 AUD
AUSTRALIA to Neighbor Island 600 AUD 750 AUD
AUSTRALIA to N.America
*excluding JFK
899 AUD 1,099 AUD
AUSTRALIA to JFK 999 AUD 1,500 AUD
USA to Australia
HNL to AUSTRALIA 585 USD 735 USD
Neighbor Island to AUSTRALIA 635 USD 785 USD
N.America to AUSTRALIA *excluding JFK 934 USD 1,134 USD
JFK to AUSTRALIA 1,235 USD 1,535 USD


China

Off Peak
Dec 23 - Dec 31, 2014
Jan 01 - Feb 15, 2015
Feb 24 - Jul 16, 2015
Aug 27 - Sep 25, 2015
Oct 04 - Dec 31, 2015
Peak
Feb 16 - Feb 23, 2015
Jul 17 - Aug 26, 2015
Sep 26 - Oct 03, 2015
China to USA
CHINA to HNL 4,500 CNY 6,000 CNY
CHINA to Neighbor Island 4,800 CNY 6,300 CNY
CHINA to N. America *excluding JFK 6,700 CNY 8,500 CNY
CHINA to JFK 8,500 CNY 11,000 CNY
USA to China
HNL to CHINA 700 USD 1,000 USD
Neighbor Island to CHINA 750 USD 1,050 USD
N.America to CHINA *excluding JFK 1,049 USD 1,399 USD
JFK to CHINA 1,350 USD 1,800 USD


Japan

Off Peak
Jan 04 - Apr 26
May 08 - Jul 12
Aug 28 - Dec 06
Peak
Apr 27 - May 07
Jul 13 - Aug 27
Dec 07 - Jan 03
Japan to USA
JAPAN to HNL 40,000 JPY 55,000 JPY
JAPAN to Neighbor Island 44,500 JPY 59,500 JPY
JAPAN to N.America *excluding JFK 70,000 JPY 90,000 JPY
JAPAN to JFK 95,000 JPY 120,000 JPY
USA to Japan
HNL to JAPAN 495 USD 650 USD
Neighbor Island to JAPAN 545 USD 700 USD
N.America to JAPAN *excluding JFK 844 USD 1,049 USD
JFK to JAPAN 1,145 USD 1,450 USD


Korea

Off Peak
Jan 11 - Jun 30
Aug 24 - Dec 23
Peak
Jul 01 - Aug 23
Dec 24 - Jan 10
Korea to USA
INCHEON to HNL 575,000 KRW 750,000 KRW
INCHEON to Neighbor Island 635,000 KRW 810,000 KRW
INCHEON to N.America *excluding JFK 975,000 KRW 1,200,000 KRW
INCHEON to JFK 1,325,000 KRW 1,650,000 KRW
USA to Korea
HNL to INCHEON 495 USD 650 USD
Neighbor Island to INCHEON 545 USD 700 USD
N.America to INCHEON *excluding JFK 844 USD 1049 USD
JFK to INCHEON 1,145 USD 1,450 USD


New Zealand

Off Peak
Feb 01 - Mar 31
Nov 01 - Dec 09
Peak
Apr 01 - Oct 31
Dec 10 - Jan 31
Auckland to USA
AUCKLAND to HNL 700 NZD 900 NZD
AUCKLAND to Neighbor Island 770 NZD 970 NZD
AUCKLAND to N.America *excluding JFK 1,150 NZD 1,400NZD
AUCKLAND to JFK 1,550 NZD 1,900 NZD
USA to Auckland
HNL to AUCKLAND 585 USD 735 USD
Neighbor Island to AUCKLAND 635 USD 785 USD
N.America to AUCKLAND *excluding JFK 934 USD 1,134 USD
JFK to AUCKLAND 1,235 USD 1,535 USD


Pago Pago/Papeete

Off Peak
Jan 10 - Mar 10
Apr 12 - Jun 09
Aug 22 - Dec 15
Peak
Mar 11 - Apr 11
Jun 10 - Aug 21
Dec 16 - Jan 09
Between HNL and Pago Pago/Papeete
Nonstop flights between HNL and PPG/PPT
349.00 USD 399.00 USD
Off Peak
Jan 28 - Mar 14
Sep 01 - Nov 25
Peak
Mar 15 - Aug 31
Nov 26 - Jan 27
Between Neighbor Island/N.America and Pago Pago/Papeete
Flights between Neighbor Island and PPG/PPT 399.00 USD 449.00 USD
Flights between N.America and PPG/PPT 449.00 USD 798.00 USD


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