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Hawaiian Airlines adding flights for Southland travelers

Hawaiian Airlines is adding more flights from LAX for travelers to Kauai, Maui and the Big Island

If you’re flying to Hawaii next summer from Southern California, you’ll have more flights to choose from.

Beginning June 11, Hawaiian Airlines, will add a second daily nonstop between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Kahului (OGG), the main airport on Maui.

HA Flight 55 will depart Los Angeles at 1:30 p.m., arriving at Kahului at 4 p.m. The return flight, No. 56, will depart Kahului at 9:40 nightly, arriving at Los Angeles at 5:50 the next morning.

The added nonstop will operate for 14 weeks using an Airbus A330-200. Prices in June start at $400 each way.

Hawaiian will also begin seasonal nonstop service to Kona (KOA), on the Big Island of Hawaii, and Lihue (LIH), on Kauai in late May.

Flight 61 will depart Los Angeles for Kona at 8 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, arriving at 10:40 a.m. The return, Flight 62, will leave Kona at 12:20 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, arriving in Los Angeles at 8:30 p.m.

Flight 63 will depart Los Angeles for Lihue at 8 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, arriving at 10:45 a.m. The return, Flight 64, will leave Lihue at 12:10 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving in Los Angeles at 8:30 p.m.

The summer nonstops to Kona and Lihue will be aboard Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.

Hawaiian ranked first in on-time performance in October 2014 among the nation’s 16 largest carriers, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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