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…

Behind-the-Scenes at “Hawai’i’s Hometown Airline” in Honolulu

An AvGeek couldn't visit the Hawaiian Islands without thinking about the airline that carries the namesake of them, Hawaiian Airlines. Based in Honolulu on the island of O'ahu, the airline spans across the Pacific Ocean in all directions and now with the global pandemic finally calming down, the airline has…

Asiana Airlines Resumes Flights to Hawaii

South Korea’s aviation industry has gradually started recovering from the pandemic. Asiana Airlines — the second-largest carrier in the nation— has resumed its services to Hawaii on Sunday. The resumption comes after the easing of the travel restrictions in South Korea. The airline will operate three times a week services…

Interview: Mokulele Airlines, The Local’s Airline

Those that have read my stories and interviews know that I love out of the way or unique airlines, especially the smaller ones that still fly the propeller-driven aircraft. So, I was overjoyed to hear that I would be heading out to the Hawaiian Islands to do something that has…