How To Be A Better Hawai‘i Local: When Traveling

Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant Heather Sanchez shares her tips.


Remember patience and understanding

It will help manage expectations and get the mind right for travel during this time with changing guidelines and restrictions.


For your entertainment

Pack a new book, download a favorite movie on a personal electronic device, or use the quiet time for a bit of relaxation and self-care.


Stay clean

“I always carry a spray bottle of hand sanitizer with me when I am traveling,” Sanchez says. “Before mealtime, it’s not unusual for me to offer some to my seatmate, with a comment that I sanitized the bottle. There is usually a little chuckle that a bottle of sanitizer would call for sanitization.”



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