EAS Adventure Trip Report: Hana, Hawaii

If you have read my articles in the past, then you know I love out-of-the-way airports, airlines, and aircraft. I would do almost anything to explore a new city or fly on a unique, rare aircraft type. So in the second article in my series, which I call “EAS Adventures”,…

Alaska Air Cargo Delivers Fresh Hop to Alaska and Hawaii

Alaska Airlines, Yakima Chief Hops and Bale Breaker Brewing Company are teaming up to deliver fresh hop harvests to Hawaii and Alaska. The farm-to-kettle operation will bring three collaboration beers on tap at select Alaska Lounges. Traditionally, breweries can only use dried hop pellets to add flavor to beers because…

Trip Report: Hawaiian Airlines from Honolulu to Sydney

When reviewing an airline, it's easy to focus on what appears to the eyes. Obviously, it includes presentation, comfort and that all-important reliability. After all, airlines exist for the simple reason of rapid transportation at an affordable price. However, as the informed reader is surely aware, airline performance is inseparably…

Review: Kaneohe Bay Air Show

Echoing off the Jurassic mountains of Hawaii's Kaneohe Bay, the sound of jet engines filled the skies at last month's 'Blues on the Bay' air show. Dormant since the pandemic, the Kaneohe Bay Air Show erupted back to life, offering aviation lovers of all backgrounds a chance to get up…

Trip Report: Hawaiian Airlines from Sydney to Honolulu

To critique an airline is — in this day and age — synonymous with groaning and bleating about every negative experience of a given flight, and it is true: travel by air has apparently digressed into a mud pit of lost baggage, screaming babies and a general lack of social…

EAS Adventure Trip Report: Waimea, Hawaii

If you have read my articles in the past, then you know I love out-of-the-way airports, airlines and aircraft. I would do almost anything to explore a new city or fly on a unique, rare aircraft type. So in this new series, which I will call “EAS Adventures”, I will…

Electrifying Flight: Ampaire – Pioneering Electric Aviation

From canvas to composites, the airplane as we know it has been redefined throughout the history of flight. Yet, despite the Wright Flyer having long faded into obsolescence, the principles of flight remain. Those principles - control, lift and propulsion - comprise a three-legged stool on which all aircraft must…

Trip Report: Interisland with Hawaiian Airlines

Flying within the Hawaiian Islands is one of the easiest and cheapest flights you'll ever take due to the heavy competition. With many airlines competing on only a handful of routes, flights are usually very frequent and can be above 30-a-day between destinations. Hawaiian Airlines, Mokulele Airlines, and most recently…

Unique Connection Series Trip Report: Kalaupapa, Hawaii

If you have read my articles in the past, then you know I love out-of-the-way airports, airlines, and aircraft and would do almost anything to adventure to a new city or fly on a unique, rare aircraft type. So in continuation of this series, which I call my “Unique Connection…