Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Lihue to Tokyo Narita
|May||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 15% drop in price.|
|September||Most popular time to fly with an average 18% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$820||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 20h 30m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Japan Airlines ($792) and United Airlines ($829)
For Lihue to Tokyo Narita Airport, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Wednesday is the most expensive. Flying from Tokyo Narita Airport back to Lihue, the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Friday being the most expensive.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Airplan so old and ac not work super hot."
Pros: "Comfortable flight, polite crew, good selection of movies"
Pros: "Let's face it - flying b-class is pretty awesome, so for $3300, it was really great. Loved the food selections, though I did feel the food was a little on the heavy side. I had the Japanese fare, which was lighter, but a little more salted than what I prefer - but over all very good. Service was amazing - the crew is super-nice. The plane, a massive 787 jet, absorbed the turbulence like it was nothing. It was like riding in one of those Cadillacs from the 1970's. The lavatories were big enough that I could actually stand up straight (and I'm 6'0"). The seats were pretty good as well - they had a feature for extension of the seating surface to allow for more thigh support (which I love) as well as great lumbar support. the movie selection was OK - neither great nor bad, and I ended up watching 4 movies during the flight anyway. ;)"
Cons: "I preface this section by saying that I'm being very nit-picky here - there's not much I can really say, except that the seats, while they will recline to a flat surface, which is great for dozing off, they are angled about 15 degrees so you're constantly sliding down them in that position. Also, there could be more support for your head in the reclined position - I had to futz with pillows and a blanket to get that comfortable. However, the reclined position was the most comfortable, and I could get it so that I was sufficiently reclined with my legs extended and horizontal, while laying back without sliding down. This was sufficient for resting. I'm only mentioning this because I flew a business class flight on Delta in 2015 which had ridiculously amazing seats that reclined all the way flat and horizontal. On the 9-11 hour flight from Tokyo back to San Diego, which will take place mainly at night, this would be a very useful feature."
Cons: "Didn't get to go. Thanks for selling me worthless insurance."
Pros: "From start to finish, we were amazed by the customer service of Japan Airlines. Altogether we we had a 14-hour day or so of flying with two small children and it could have easily been a 20-hour-or-more day of flying had Japan Airlines not been so great at what they do. We can't say enough about how amazed and blessed we were by their customer service."
Cons: "Having to pay for wifi and not having access to power outlets. Everything else was amazing and honestly these minor things were very forgivable given the great entertainment choices that came along with the plan ride and and the amazing customer service."
Pros: "prompt check in , ample baggages allowances, food and overall steward services."
Pros: "Good staff service and friendly people. The food was good. The flight was on time."
Cons: "The Pilot communicated to the passengers only one time during this 4 1/2 hour flight. The flight attendants were making the announcements for arrival information and timing. Maybe in this culture the Pilot is above speaking to the passengers."
Pros: "Airline crew was super nice and helpful, attentive, and the plane was very clean."
Pros: "Service from cabin attendants was excellent, specially the crew announcing up coming turbulence, foods, landing. Price is good as well."
Cons: "No big deal, I don't care some of the food, smells fishy. Like I said no big deal, still using Japan Airlines."
Pros: "The seat have enough legs room,I'm 181cm usually feel uncomfortable when I take airplane to somewhere, however Japan Airline offer really good service and comfortable seat."
Pros: "Great staff and washlet toilets on board."
Cons: "I ended boarding last not one of the first as other airlines."
Pros: "Everything from check in till I got off the plane was fantastic. Friendly and helpful crew with impeccable service unlike a certain few airlines. Will definitely use JAL again!"
Cons: "Can't think of any"
Pros: "They provide us slipper for in flight comfort"
Cons: "Old aircraft"
Pros: "Boarding process; comfortable legroom on the Boeing 787; 1st meal was also excellent"
Cons: "2nd meal, some sort of a rice seafood mixture"
Pros: "Boarding is efficient. Crew helpful and willing to please."
Cons: "The food and overall service amenities are lacking in JAL. My flight was 8 hours and only one meal was served and one snack. The meals themselves are nothing special or enjoyable."
Pros: "We boarded quickly and orderly. The crew was very attentive and made sure we all had enough to eat and drink. The food was good, the tea and coffee was good."
Cons: "Not a darn thing...."
Pros: "great service"
Cons: "difficulty in figuring out how to use the controls on the entertainment remote"
Pros: "The service was exceptional, friendly and polite. Food was good and entertainment selection was awesome."
Pros: "As always on JAL 787-8 long haul flights, the crew was very courteous, entertainment was varied, food was alright and seats were better than some."
Cons: "The JAL first-generation 787s don't provide the great legroom that newer planes do, but is still infinitely better than older 767s and 747s."
Pros: "Service was excellent - Flight attendants were friendly and professional."
Pros: "everything is much better, everything! including how boarding and de-planing is more orderly than most other flights."
Pros: "JAL in general."
Pros: "I like the food they served during the flight. It very well-thought meal and delicious at the same time. I also like the latest movies on board. We also arrived 20 minutes early! It was absolutely smooth and relaxing flight."
Pros: "Courtesy of crew members"
Cons: "No vegetarian food available"
Pros: "Good and polite crew"
Cons: "Business class cabin very mediocre for a state of the art latestBoeing plane"
Pros: "I liked that the seats were a 2-4-2 configuration. Most American carriers will have a 3-5-3 seating configuration. JAL has won some prestigious seat awards in 2015 for innovation and comfort."
Cons: "The JAL website specified most trans-atlantic flights with the newer and more spacious seating in Premium Economy. Departing from San Diego, this was only an option once a year I was told at the check in counter. I was counting on extra width and legroom as I am 270 lbs and 73" tall. I was disappointed that these up-gradable seats were not available. I also did not like that we sat on the Oksaka tarmac at a divert airport from Narita (Tokyo) and were not given an option to leave the plane and find alternate transportation of our choice to get us to our destination. I understand the high winds and bad weather was not allowing us to land on time, but we sat on the tarmac for 2 1/2 hours and then left to fly into Narita 5 hours late."
Pros: "There was a huge check-in line but it went quickly because they had 8-10 ticket agents with luggage 'helpers' for the agents. Of course there was a problem with my reservation that they had never seen before which manifested itself by them not being able to print my boarding pass. They called Tokyo and were told that they had never seen my problem before either. Anyway, the ticketing supervisor stayed with me for 45 minutes until they could over come the problem. I would be a rich man if I had a nickel for every 'So-sorry' I got that day."
Pros: "nothing at all...horrible aircraft, horrible flight"
Cons: "1) could not pre-book seat as it was a codeshare. You should change that...better on a budget carrier 2) The plane is not competitive, ancient entertainment system, no power in seats to plug in 3) Entertainment system did not work for all but 10 minutes or so of the flight. 4) food was really horrid, no japanese option!"
Pros: "Plenty of room for economy seats. Good food. Free movies and music. Friendly service."
Cons: "Air temperature was super hot and uncomfortable."
Pros: "Nothing... Being put on the wrong airline is incredibly degrading ..."
Cons: "I paid for JAL and was put on American airlines YOU WILL NEVER HAVE MY BUSINESS AGAIN ... Kayak or jp\american airline. I hope you hire a manager who doesn't lie to their customers... Don't think it's a lie ?? That's BC greed is blinding. Good day"
Pros: "Love the service and people"
Cons: "Flight was cancelled and hour before takeoff."
Pros: "Perfect flight. Wonderful staff. Delicious food. Smooth ride. Cannot wait to fly Japan Airlines again!"
Cons: "All very good"
Pros: "Boarding went quickly, staff was very nice, and pleased that we got a meal. I would definitely fly JAL again."
Pros: "Safe On-time Excellent crew Excellent service & amenities Delicious meals Good entertainment selection Super comfortable seat & bed"
Cons: "The flight was too short?"
Pros: "Seat ok, food good, crew friendly"
Pros: "Boarding by rows (highest number first) was very convenient; the announcer made sure that we boarded correctly."
Pros: "Food flight crew media on board the plane."
Pros: "Japan Airlines is a great company to fly with, comfortable amount of room for your legs. Smooth flight and outstanding staff through and through."
Cons: "The negative thing that I can say about this trip is that the plane didn't have charging outlets and didn't offer WiFi."
Pros: "Seat of upgrade economy CLEANED BATHROOMS ALL RHE TIME EXCELLENT"
Cons: "Lights food not turn off thought night flight. Cress talk too much each other. Personal video was broken. Food was too solty and not warm."
Pros: "Flight attendants were friendly and polite."
Cons: "The inflight food was not good, seats a little uncomfortable, inflight entertainment was disappointing (movie selection)."
Cons: "Seats not comfortable for such a long flight"
Cons: "Plane had no fuel so we had to wait 2 hours For it to refuel elsewhere. Then the crew ran overtime so we had to wait 3.5 hours for a new crew. From exactly where the plane had refuelled"
Pros: "The crew was very friendly and I really value that."
Cons: "After boarding on time, we departed about 51 minutes late because of some baggage inspection issue. For the entire time, there was only one announcement about the delay. This delay ruined my schedule on the arrival."
Pros: "Kind crew Left late but made up time in the air"
Cons: "Very crammed seats No entertainment even though I called and asked before the flight and was told there was"
Pros: "Non stop very good"
Cons: "Served no vegetarian lunch just chicken"
Pros: "Great service and very attentive. Food was pretty good"
Cons: "TSA in Hawaii is horrible"
Pros: "They were a lot of vacant seats. Everybody could've have their own row if they wanted to. Crew was amazing, they made the short flight go by faster with their aloha spirit and smiles."
Cons: "No complaints."
Pros: "Gate agents were helpful"
Pros: "Food, crew, flight"
Cons: "Flying first class, only one bag that was #54. Had to pay $75 for a “heavy” bag; even though I am allowed 3 checked bags! I was outraged. Only flying from Kaua’i to Honolulu. (Then Delta to Atlanta). Very rude ticket agent, then rude flight attendants."
Pros: "The crew was super friendly and helpful."
Pros: "The service"
Cons: "The delay caused by HA"
Pros: "lots of food"
Cons: "pay only entertainment"
Pros: "Quick seating and very easy to get on and off. Never an issue with this airlines."
Pros: "Clean plane. Efficient flight attendant"
Cons: "Flight delayed. Required new aircraft. No communication with passengers. Some passengers were left behind because they didn’t know there was a new aircraft and New flight number"
Pros: "Solid all around"
Cons: "The women at the gate were total bitches. Rude. Poor costumer service. And not very helpful. The main woman ( Hawaiian mix looking ) was very rude and stuck up. You need to retrain her!!! I will never book that flight ever again !!! Very disappointed. Rather go with Delta!!!"
Pros: "The overall experience was good. After getting on, it was a quick flight. The crew made it comfortable and easy to enjoy."
Cons: "Before getting on the flight, the gate attendant insisted we needed to check our carry-on suit cases even though they complied with the carry-on size standards. When we pushed back and did not want to check them, the same attendant lied to us and claimed the flight was completely sold out. The flight was not. There were at least 10 empty seats. There was also plenty of room for our bags. I just find it very unprofessional to lie to a customer."
Pros: "I liked the general flight and the crew."
Cons: "There was not an option to watch movies. I am vegetarian and there were no vegetarian food options."
Cons: "They destroyed us a new samsonite suitcase"
Pros: "I like that they actually serve food, snacks, drinks, complimentary glass of wine, and everyone is nice!"
Cons: "I had my own entertainment so I was fine with my iPad, but some airlines have tv's for everyone! Their movie screens played Hawaiian music videos, after one I was bored! Too many waterfalls, which is something I never thought I'd say"
Pros: "Crew and smooth boarding"
Cons: "Check-in process could be a bit better. No food, no entertainment but that is ok as this is a short flight."
Pros: "Crew and food we good luckily was on a flight that wasn't packed with riders"
Cons: "Kiosk system was poor and hard to understand then had to go way down outside to drop of bags then go back to where we were to go to security very confusing needs to be a smoother process also luggage tagging was confusing and a little different than others airlines fortunately someone helped us out"
Pros: "Relaxing music on the plane, extremely friendly staff, efficient, and comfortable. The comfort level was basic - not a super updated aircraft - but overall a great flight experience."
Cons: "Everything was great. Aircraft wasn't super updated but no problem!"
Pros: "Great service... good meal... and free wine! Yeeeew!"
Pros: "We sat on the Teramac for 30 min without an explanation."
Cons: "See above. Seat was hard and uncomfortable. I wasn't the only one to state as such."
Pros: "The text messages on flight information updates were very nice"
Cons: "I bought 3 tickets for 5 flights counting connecting flights, all purchased at the same time. I could not access the select seats option at the time of purchase. The computer chose to seat each of the 3 persons in my party in different rows on every flight. When I checked in to print boarding passes I could access the select seat option but there was a $10 charge per seat change, per flight. Since I would need to move at least 2 people per flight to sit together that would add at least $100 to our trip costs."
Pros: "The service was excellent & what a surprise that food was good and excellent"
Pros: "Exit row -- lots of room! Very short flight -- not much to say!"
Cons: "would like complimentary TV channels and movies"
Pros: "Friendly crew"
Cons: "Additional fees everywhere, Even charged for water.. Lost bags, days to collect, Paid for seat upgrade, planes switched, lost seat, no refund."
Cons: "customer service is ZERO"
Pros: "The crew was right-on, good job!"
Pros: "Plenty of leg room. Quiet. Quick smooth flight."
Cons: "Boarding. They said they were boarding by zone but then never called any zones. By the time we got our seats there were no overhead bins except in rear of the plane. We had to put our carryons in the back then when we landed we had to let eveyone off the plane so we could go to the back to get our bags. We asked if they would check our carryons and we were told no. As people were getting off many had two or more bags each."
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "The price for the rentals on the tablets went up and the tablets got smaller"
Pros: "Our plane, after an hour in the air, had to return to LAX due to some issue. Hawaiin Airlines was able to put me on another flight later in the day without issue. Very pleasant experience."
Pros: "The Aloha spirit was evident on the plane."
Cons: "Despite the chef-inspired meals, they still need some work"
Pros: "flight attendant on our coming home to Oakland flight. flight magazine was clean flight was smooth and almost no turbulence"
Cons: "going flight to Lihue was extremely freezing cold and I was afraid to get sick---that's much COLD. The food was not great. coming back flight to Oakland delayed 3 hour+ and boarding was not in order. coming back flight, we did not get warm drink service. It was cut off middle of the service even though they had enough time to give service."
Cons: "Food was not very good."
Pros: "The crew was attentive and helpful as needed. We arrived early and were kept apprised of the difficulty in getting a gate upon arrival."
Cons: "The food was terrible. There was no movies on a 5.5 hour flight although they do advertise one on the website."
Cons: "No personal screens for in flight entertainment"
Pros: "Great to be able to have a meal in-flight, at no additional cost."
Pros: "Roomy seats."
Cons: "Movie entertainment is not complimentary."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Baggage claim was delay"
Pros: "Nice crew - comfortable and quiet 717 aircraft, fast boarding"
Cons: "Short flight so beverage service is limited to 4oz of juice or water."
Pros: "The staff was great, flight was comfortable, cabin was a nice temperature."
Pros: "Plane was new. Had USB charger at seat."
Cons: "No food and drink service was only offered 2 times."
Pros: "On time. Some food provided. Very good help for handicapped customers."
Cons: "Seat leg space. I'm so thankful the person in front of me did not recline their seat."
Pros: "They serve real food and don't charge you extra!"
Pros: "Staff are friendly and food was great. Definitely will recommend this airline"
Pros: "terrible seat for 240 one way ticket"
Cons: "terrible seat for 240 one way ticket"
Pros: "The crew, the food and entertainment."
Cons: "Comfort in the seat."
Pros: "Service by the ANA crew was excellent"
Cons: "Premium plus Economy was not as advertised"
Pros: "Flight was on time"
Cons: "Food, not overselling the flight, age of plane, bathroom cleanliness"
Pros: "Crew was great."
Cons: "Entertainment center."
Cons: "Flight left 2 hours late and we sat in plane whole time. Crew did nothing to make the wait better. Horrible experience."
Pros: "Entire crew members, food, hospitality & aircraft !!"
Cons: "I couldn’t get my aisle seat & missing my Hindi movies.."
Cons: "Towards the end of the flight water started dripping on me. The flight attendant said it was normal and condensation and gave me a blanket. Unfortunately I still got wet for about an hour till we deboarded. The attendants were just fine, not very attentive."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "The food not fit for human consumption"
Cons: "See above."
Pros: "The crew was friendly and ensured I got what I needed even though I slept through most of the flight."
Pros: "The air craft seems kinda new and I enjoy staying at my seat watching movies. Generally speaking UA is not great service of all kinds of categories( service, food, and baggage service), but this time wasn’t that bad than I used before."
Cons: "The food became better but still the plate didn’t look a great meal. Personally I need more vegetables."
Pros: "I liked the cabin and the many drinks."
Cons: "Too much food offered and it wasn't of any real quality, so processed and carb heavy. There was a maintenance issue with our screens for a few hours, that was a little disappointing."
Pros: "As a tall american person i loved the amount of leg room and the bathrooms had a good amount of room in them."
Cons: "The seats where a little hard on your back"
Pros: "Movies galore. Pleasant attendants."
Cons: "Crying babies"
Pros: "The food"
Cons: "Pay for headphones"
Cons: "I'm 6'1" . The seats are too small for long flights."
Pros: "On time, not crowded, seat with enough space, responsive screen and good sound"
Cons: "The food was so poor I never had such a tasteless food"
Pros: "For a little over $2000 you get an economy seat non-stop from DC to Tokyo and back. Meals were good. As economy seats go, it's comfortable. Midweek the flight is about half to two thirds full. So you might be able to stretch out even!"
Pros: "Staff was ind and friendly. Generous"
Cons: "Wish there was better food. It was okay."
Pros: "Mostly a good experience."
Cons: "The WiFi and TV touchscreen were broken and some of the crew were a bit short with me when I was trying to order snacks and drinks during the flight."
Pros: "Flight attendants were very pleasant and helpful. Food selections were very good. Lavatories were well maintained throughout the 14-hour flight, which is very much appreciated."
Cons: "Movie selections could be a little more current, but the options presented were fine."
Pros: "Overall it was a fairly comfortable experience."
Cons: "The United WiFi was not working on my device. I could not connect."
Pros: "The food was good, the flight was comfortable, the flight attendants were friendly."
Cons: "There was a boarding agent at SFO who was extremely rude. I went to the counter to ask a question, and he blatantly ignored me. Finally, I said "I have a quick question," to which replied bluntly "What is it?" I then asked whether there were TVs on the flight, and he just said "No" and turned his back to me. Extremely rude."
Pros: "Generally, a good flight experience. The crew were polite and professional."
Pros: "great service from flight attendant Angela and Asian crew."
Cons: "It was freezing on the flight no blankets. A lot of turbulence and a very hard landing. Not pleasant at all."
Pros: "Boarding was as it should be. The flight crew were friendly and did their jobs well."
Cons: "Two of the movie screens in our row were broken. The seats are rediculously tight. Leg room is terrible."
Cons: "Flight got cancelled cause of issues with plane. Took over 5 hours in line to get to the counter to talk to someone. There were only 2 counter people for first 3 hours. Once at counter ther had to put us on flight for next day. (Just informed 5 min ago that flight has been delayed another day cause of plane issues.) they couldn't get us to sit together which I understand but also put me in a middle seat which I'm clostraphobic so that sucks. Told me that I can book a hotel to stay at and they would reimburse me.... eventually. Fought over that for an hour and they finally agreed to pay for Hotel. Overall the trip was great but the departure from Kauai has been real bad. Still waiting to leave the island."
Cons: "Plane change from lie down seats to regular. Intermittent sound on TV. Only movies & not very good. Attendant spilled water on me & iPad filling glass for window passenger. Seat reclinred but needed to be manually pulled upright. Not very good value for 1st class ticket price."
Pros: "Ticket price"
Cons: "Long layover"
Cons: "My scooter should have been gate checked to BWI. instead it was only checked to LAX due to a error at the gate. It arrived 14choirs later."
Pros: "Good movie choices"
Cons: "No food. Just some peanuts"
Pros: "I like how courteous the attendants were."
Cons: "We had many delays with the system down. We ended up in lines at the airport for nearly 3 hours. Also, it would have been nice to be given food for that long of a flight."
Pros: "I really appreciate them getting us there safely the crew was fine and it was nice to have tvs on each seat complimentary it really helps having something else to take you away mentally when physically your crammed together and it's really not comfortable or pleasant. I think the staff and crew were just fine though it's just flying has gotten to be something I don't enjoy and want to avoid as much as possible it's that way with most airlines though I think her blue is a little better on seat space and usually always has the tvs but yeah they are limited where they fly and it I is just expensive and uncomfortable to fly I think."
Cons: "Uncomfortable and expensive."
Cons: "United canceled my reservation without any explanation. The Worst customer service ever!!!!"
Pros: "I made it to Thailandafter 2 flights only to be told iIccouldn'tenter without Thai visa. iIwas sent back and forced to use my flight back. Staff was horrible in Thailand"
Pros: "the japanese speaking flight attendant was exellent! she was very observant to passengers needs. i was also pleasantly surprised by the entertainment system."
Cons: "there was a flight delay due to maintenance, which was inconvenient."
Pros: "Economy Plus seating was quite comfortable. Movie and TV selection options provided wide variety which gave me an opportunity to view several titles on my wish list."
Cons: "The menu card did not provided selections for this flight and the crew description was very broad - pasta or noodles. For example, "ravioli with marinara sauce or chow mein with vegetables" would have been more helpful."
Pros: "Computerised and self check-in was good and fast."
Cons: "Require united app on smartphone or tablet. Don't expect personal screen as its not available. Unfriendly crew and food was bad."
Pros: "Was pleasantly surprised by leg room in coach"
Cons: "More water needs to be offered more often"
Cons: "I had an upgraded complementary first class ticket, that was not honored by the staff at the airplane gate."
Pros: "Chairs were comfortable on this plane"
Cons: "Cramped and overcrowded"
Pros: "Regardless of product, the 787 is by far the most comfortable aircraft in the sky. Obviously you can't compare UA Economy to EY's "Residence" on the 380, but once you're comparing similar products across different aircraft, the 787 blows all the others out of the water. This is because of the higher cabin pressure, higher cabin humidity, and relatively enormous windows at eye level. Even UA can't ruin the 787 experience with their snippy staff (I almost found myself apologizing for asking for the little bag of snack mix that I missed out on because I was snoozing when they first came around) and ear-splitting announcements. The flight was delayed due to a mechanical, and the staff at NRT was very helpful in getting us to where we needed to be."
Cons: "The plane had a mechanical issue that they had to sort out after we pushed back. This was not so bad, but they changed their minds about whether we would take the original plane or switch to a second 787 that had flown in on NRT-DEN so many times I lost count. This is why I gave the "boarding" process poor marks--please just figure out whether we need to get off (we didn't need to, but did anyway) and whether we are going to switch to another aircraft before letting everyone off. The staff at NRT failed to consider moving the DEN-HKG passengers to a ET NRT-HKG flight (which surely had available seats) that was parked next door. Instead, we were all put on a HND-HKG flight leaving about five hours later than the ET flight."
Pros: "Everyone was nice"
Cons: "Very poor food to compare with Delta and United fed us only twice but it was 14h flight"
Pros: "-- friendly crew"
Cons: "-- small screen for seat back entertainment, but it was adequate."
Pros: "Very friendly and helpful crew. Very typical of an Asian airline. Thank you!"
Cons: "The vegetarian meal was pretty bad..."
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