Pros & Cons
Basic membership does not offer many advantages
Elite status cannot be earned by booking flights with partner airlines
Elite membership benefits are only available on Hawaiian Airlines flights
Ease of Earning Free Flight3.5
Award Flight Availability1.5
No. of Daily Flights< 500
HawaiianMiles is ranked No. 8 in the Best Airline Rewards Programs. U.S. News evaluated 9 frequent flyer programs offered by airlines based in the United States across several indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank rewards.
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When you become a HawaiianMiles member, you can begin earning miles to cover the cost of flights on Hawaiian Airlines and any of its airline partners. Miles can be used for groceries and shopping expenses, as well as booking hotel stays and car rentals. When you purchase flights and everyday items using the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard, you'll earn additional miles.
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Can Use Points On:
Hawaiian Airlines offers three levels of membership: basic, Pualani Gold and Pualani Platinum. You may also choose to upgrade to Premier Club status by paying an annual fee or using miles.See details about how membership works
The Fine Print
- Miles expire if you have not earned or used miles within an 18-month period.
- The number of miles you can earn for booking a hotel, cruise or rental car varies by company.
- Miles collected on Hawaiian Airlines flights will be posted three to five days after the flight has been completed, and partner airline credits will be posted 60 to 90 days after the completed flight.
- HawaiianMiles members can acquire retroactive miles for Hawaiian Airlines flights as long as they are claimed within 120 days of the completed flight.
- HawaiianMiles members may not earn frequent flyer credit in more than one frequent flyer program for any one flight.
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