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Hawaiian Airlines hosts a ‘window activation’ in Austin

Hawaiian Airlines operates three times-weekly flights among Austin and Honolulu and to promote the service the airline is web hosting a competition with a grand prize of enough HawaiianMiles to fly First Class roundtrip among Austin and Honolulu. Plus a five-night time live at The Prince Waikiki Hotel.

The contest runs September 30 and October 1. To take part, entrants need to go to Austin out of doors purchasing center The Domain, peer into a series of virtual airplane windows on the way to supply the illusion of touchdown in Honolulu, after which complete a scavenger hunt to discover different airplane windows.

One grand prize winner of The Window Seat activation will win the equivalent miles for two First Class roundtrip tickets and a stay at The Prince Waikiki Hotel. Other prizes include sparkling flower lei, Hawaiian Airlines travel swag, and 120,000 HawaiianMiles. And every body giving the scavenger hunt a attempt could be presented complimentary shave ice. See contest information right here.

Make an Origami Maple Leaf

Courtesy National Archives

Getting equipped for some leaf peeping? Get in the temper with this 39-step maple leaf origami task from the pages of Origami Odyssey, with the aid of Peter Engel.

Tuesday Travel Tidbits

Hawaiian Airlines plans to offer free Wi-FI

Hawaiian Airlines has inked a cope with Starlink, the SpaceX satellite tv for pc community, to offer complimentary excessive-velocity internet onboard flights between the islands and the continental U.S, Asia, and Oceania as early as next year.

The airline plans to equip choose Airbus A330 and A321neo aircraft, as well as an incoming fleet of Boeing 787-9s, with Starlink’s satellite tv for pc net connectivity carrier.

“We waited till generation caught up with our high requirements for visitor experience, however it is going to be worth the wait,” stated Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram, in a announcement.

Free Coloring Books at O’Hare and Midway Airport

If you are passing thru Chicago’s O’Hare or Midway Airport each time quickly, make certain to forestall by an information table to invite for one of the loose interest and coloring books. The books are to be had in English and Spanish and can be downloaded as nicely.

Free stuff and prizes when you discover Indiana


The deals group at Stuck at The Airport loves creative tour campaigns, loose stuff, and prizes.

And Visit Indiana Week, which runs May 1-7, has all of it.

Admission is free to all Indiana State Parks on May 1. That also occurs to be the Hoosier State’s unfastened fishing day as well.

Throughout the week, every body who checks in the usage of the Indiana State Nature Passport becomes eligible for a grand prize that includes a 2022 State Parks Pass, a $50 gift card for tenting, and a subscription to Outdoor Indiana magazine.

Indiana additionally has a Culinary Trails  Passport and throughout May, absolutely everyone who checks in at the I Scream for Ice Cream Trail is eligible to win a gift card from one of the trail stops, courtesy of Indiana Foodways Alliance.

The Honolulu airport is getting extremely good sustainable

The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Honolulu is taking primary steps forward in sustainability simply in time for Earth Day, which is coming up on April 22.

As a part of a first-rate power-savings project for the airport, 2,980 photovoltaic panels are now set up on the 5th floor of the Terminal 2 (previously the Overseas Terminal) storage.

Last 12 months, 4,260 solar panels were set up on the seventh ground of the airport’s Terminal 1 parking storage.

“The final touch of this section of photovoltaic panel installation, along side the previous upgrades, will lessen the airport’s electric powered invoice by way of almost half of.” said Hawaii Department of Transportation Director Jade Butay.

HDOT is operating with Johnson Controls Inc. on a major energy financial savings venture that consists of replacing nearly ninety eight,000 mild furniture with high-efficiency mild-emitting diode (LED) technology and electricity green lighting fixtures, upgrading air flow and air-conditioning structures and putting in extra than 24,000 sun photovoltaic panels.

Given all of the sunshine in Hawaii, harnessing solar power at HNL airport makes best experience!

Meanwhile, Hawaiian Airlines and Carbon Lighthouse, a clean electricity services agency, are running together on a pilot power-saving undertaking on the Hawaiian Airlines Airport Center, positioned close to the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.

Hawaiian Airlines offered the 14-tale workplace constructing — well-known for its iconic whale murals — in 2016 and rentals a number of the distance to tenants and occupying approximately 20,000 rectangular toes for workplace space.

To make the constructing greater strength green, Carbon Lighthouse is deploying sensors at some stage in Airport Center to acquire records on everything from air and water temperature and flow costs in HVAC equipment to lighting fixtures and occupancy.  

Using that data, plus weather, application and other records, Carbon Lighthouse will perceive way to lessen waste and optimize the power use of the constructing.  

Airline amenity of the week: loose sunscreen on Hawaiian Airlines

Here’s a nomination for airline amenity of the week:

Hawaiian Airlines has partnered with reef-safe solar care organization Raw Elements USA, to offer complimentary packets of sunscreen to passengers on all flights from North America to Hawaii for the duration of the month of April.

Discounted great bottles of the green sunscreen may also be bought on flights to Hawaii thru June.

Complimentary sunscreen is a pleasing gesture, but it’s also an educational one.

Preserving Hawaii’s natural resources is important and the ingredients in many traditional sunscreen products can harm Hawaii’s coral reefs.  To provide an explanation for how, the airline has also debuted a new educational in-flight video, Reefs at Risk.

“Hawaii is a totally special place, and we consider it's far our kuleana, or obligation, to care for our domestic,” Avi Mannis, senior vp of advertising and marketing at Hawaiian Airlines said in a declaration,

In addition to supplying Hawaiian Airlines passengers complimentary sunscreen samples, Raw Elements USA is likewise hosting a social media sweepstakes for US citizens.

The prize: two roundtrip tickets (140,000 HawaiianMiles) to Hawaii courtesy of Hawaiian Airlines, a 5-night time live at The Surfjack Hotel and Swim Club (an Aqua-Aston Hospitality Hotel), the choice of 3 complimentary island sports, and a year’s deliver of Raw Elements reef-secure sunscreen.

Entries inside the Protect the Reef sweepstakes are being widespread via 4/30/18. Good good fortune and see you at the seashore!

Fitness Friday: Wellness videos from Hawaiian Airlines

You’ve heard the recommendation: when you’re taking a journey on an airplane, it’s crucial to exercise before, all through and after your flight.

Or at the least do a little stretches at the same time as in your seat.

Hawaiian Airlines is doing its element to remind and help passengers follow the ‘circulate’ advice by adding a sequence of fitness and wellness films to its inflight entertainment gadget.

Here they're so that you can practice: