Program overview 

HawaiianMiles is a frequent flyer program of Hawaiian Airlines. This is one of the few remaining mileage programs that are not revenue-based. With HawaiianMiles, a mile flown is a mile earned.



Program website 


Approximate miles value 

0.8 cents per mile

Miles validity 

Miles expire after 18 months of inactivity

Program accrual

Based on miles flown

Limit on amount of miles you can purchase 

10,000 per transaction

Waitlist option


Courtesy Hold for award reservation

Not allowed 

Do you need to open an account to check availability?


Stopover option 

No stopovers on partner flights. 

Family account


Upgrade option


Online booking 

Online booking is available for Hawaiian flights only. Partner flights must be booked over the phone. 

Airline partners 

Hawaiian Airlines, Japan Airlines, JetBlue, Korean Air, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, China Airlines

Credit card partners

American Express (1:1, instant transfer)

Hotel partners 

IHG Rewards (5:1, 6 weeks transfer), Marriott Bonvoy (3:1, 24 hours transfer), Hilton Honors (10:1.5, up to 30 days transfer)

Co-Branded credit card in the US 

Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Card and Hawaiian Airlines Business Card

Point/Miles Conversion Chart


  • Very simple structure
  • Better availability for Hawaiian Airlines awards than with partner programs
  • You can stopover in Hawaii on the South Pacific or Down Under


  • One-way, multi-city, and stopovers are not permitted on partner airlines
  • The limited scope of the program due to the limited number of partners
  • Elite status cannot be earned by flying with partner airlines 

Excellent for   

  • From the US to Hawaii in First Class from 40,000 miles one way 
  • From Hawaii to Asia in Business Class for 65,000 miles one way

Do you use this program? Share your experience and tips in the comments below. Your thoughts would be very valuable to us!



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