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Air Expansion Between Bay Area and Maui Begins Today

October 3, 2012, 6:55 AM HST
* Updated October 3, 7:56 AM
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Hawaiian Airlines at Kahului Airport. Photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

Hawaiian Airlines expands its service between the Bay Area and Maui by doubling it’s non-stop fights

Effective today, flights increase to 14 per week with daily flights to Maui from both Oakland and San José.

The additional flights adds nearly 90,000 new air seats annually to Maui, and is designed to better match capacity with consumer demand.

Airline officials say the increased Maui service will strengthen Hawaiian’s new Maui hub at Kahului Airport, offering expanded options for nonstop service and easy connections to neighbor island airports on both Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i Island.


Except for a six-week seasonal summer increase in service, Hawaiian has been offering four flights per week between Oakland and Maui, and three flights per week between San José and Maui since January 2012.


Concurrent with the increase in service to Maui, Hawaiian will also increase daily service from Oakland and San José to Honolulu.  Hawaiian’s daily service to Honolulu from Oakland will go to four days per week, and service to Honolulu from San José will go to three days per week.

New Schedules from Oakland, San José to Maui:

  • Oakland-Maui: Flight HA 23 will depart Oakland International Airport daily at 8:20 a.m. and arrive at Kahului Airport on Maui at 10:40 a.m. The return flight HA 24 will depart Maui daily at 12:50 p.m. and arrive in Oakland at 8:45 p.m.
  • San José-Maui: Flight HA 45 will depart Mineta San José International Airport daily at 8:00 a.m. and arrive in Maui at 10:10 a.m. The return flight HA 46 will depart Maui at 12:10 p.m. and arrive in San José at 8:05 p.m.
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