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15 Nov 2019
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We have all been on pins and needles since Southwest Airlines dropped the official announcement confirming the rumors about their future plans to offer service to and from Hawaii. Then a little later we were even more excited to learn that these plans included flights into Lihue, Kauai. And now we are beyond ecstatic that flight service into Lihue Airport on Kauai has finally begun.

On Sunday, November 10th flights between Sacramento, California (SAC) and Honolulu, Oahu (HNL) as well as flights between Honolulu, Oahu (HNL) and Lihue, Kauai (LIH) successfully kicked off. The fantastic news does not stop there... Southwest Airlines has announced plans to continue expanding nonstop service to, from, and within Hawaii.

[caption caption="Southwest Airlines at LIH (Lihue, Kauai) Airport"]

Southwest Airlines LIH Kauai Hawaii




Here are some upcoming service start dates for flights into Lihue, Kauai (LIH):

  • Oakland (OAK) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting January 21, 2020
  • San Jose, CA (SJC) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting January 19, 2020
  • Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting November 10, 2019

Check the website of Southwest Airlines to find out what other flights to the Hawaiian islands they offer.

If you already have plans to be in Hawaii between December 3, 2019 through May 20th, 2020 and are if you are looking to do some fun island hopping don’t miss out on Southwest Airlines’ current special. Find flight options as low as $39 each way but you have to book by December 9th! Read more about this fare special here.


Upcoming Southwest Airlines Launch Dates to/from Other Hawaii Airports:

  • San Jose, CA (SJC) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting January 19, 2020
  • Oakland (OAK) – Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) starting January 19, 2020
  • Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) – Hilo (Island of Hawaii) (ITO) starting January 19, 2020
  • Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting January 19, 2020
  • San Jose, CA (SJC) – Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) starting January 21, 2020
  • Sacramento (SMF) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting March 7, 2020
  • San Diego (SAN) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting April 14, 2020
  • San Diego (SAN) – Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) starting April 20, 2020


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