Hawaiian Airlines to begin service between Hawai‘i and the Cook Islands

Hawaiian Airlines will connect the Hawaiian Islands with the Cook Islands starting in May 2023 with a weekly flight between Honolulu (HNL) and Rarotonga (RAR).

The service, which launches on May 20, 2023 in time for the U.S. summer travel season, will provide travelers from Hawaiian’s 15 U.S. Mainland gateway cities convenient one-stop connections to the Cook Islands.

Flight HA495 will depart Honolulu at 4 p.m. on Saturdays and arrive in Rarotonga at 10:25 p.m. the same day. The return flight, HA496, will depart Rarotonga at 11:35 p.m. on Sundays with a 5:50 a.m. Monday arrival in Honolulu.

The flights will be operated with  Airbus A321neo aircraft.

Top Copyright Photo: Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321-271N WL N202HA (msn 7917) LAS (Michael B. Ing). Image: 959493.

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