Travel Guide

Hawaii Airports

Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL)

Location: The airport is located on Oahu Island about six miles (10km) west of downtown Honolulu and nine miles (15km) west of Waikiki Beach.
Time: Local time is GMT -10
Contacts: Airport information desk: +1 808 836 6413.
Transfer between terminals: The three terminals are connected by shuttle buses and outdoor walkways.
Getting to the city: There are several city bus services that follow different routes and schedules connecting to central Waikiki. Many hotels offer pick-up services and the The Roberts Hawaii Express Shuttle offers affordable, on-demand, island-wide transfer services from honolulu international airport.
Car rental: Car hire companies represented at the airport include Advantage, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National. Some other car rental companies are located off-site and provide buses to ferry passengers to their offices; it's worth checking the rental companies' location before booking.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available; the ride to Waikiki takes around 20 minutes and has a metered fare of about $40-45. Fares may be slightly more if it's rush hour or peak travel time.
Facilities: The airport is well supplied with restaurants, bars and shops, including duty free. There are ATMs and bureaux de change throughout the airport terminals, a massage centre, a hairdresser and a nearby hotel, which offers shower facilities and rooms charged by the hour. The business centre in the main lobby offers fax, internet and photocopy services. Facilities for the disabled are good; those with special requirements should contact their airline in advance.
Parking: There is parking located near each terminal. The first half hour costs $1 and a full hour costs $3. The maximun daily charge is $18 per day. There is an economy lot, which charges $15 per day. Monthly parking is available for $300.

Kahului Airport (OGG)

Location: The airport is located three miles (5km) northeast of Kahului Town in Maui.
Time: Local time is GMT -10.
Contacts: Tel: +1 808 872 3830.
Getting to the city: Maui County operates a public transit system from the airport which operates daily. The Maui Bus stops at marked locations fronting the terminal; Route 40 (Upcountry Islander) operates every 90 minutes between 6am and 10.11pm, while Route 35 (Haiku Islander) operates every 90 minutes between 5.30am and 9.40pm. Note that only one bag is allowed per passenger.
Car rental: Car rental agencies include Thrifty, Avis, Hertz, National, Enterprise, Dollar, Budget and Alamo.
Airport Taxis: Airport taxis are located fronting the baggage claim area and are metered.
Facilities: Kahului Airport features shops, restaurants, customer service, an information desk and ATMs.
Parking: Parking lots are located near the terminal. Parking is free for the first 15 minutes, $1 for the first 30 minutes, $2 for the second 30 minutes and $2 per hour thereafter up to a daily maximum of $15.