Sneak Peek: ANA’s New Honolulu Lounge Ready to Open

May 12, 2019

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Last year, ANA announced it would be building a new lounge at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) to serve passengers along with the airline’s new A380 service. This week, the company said that the new ANA lounge, which will also feature an ANA Suite Lounge, is set to open in just a couple of weeks on May 24. The new lounge will be the largest at HNL.

The lounge is located on the third floor of Terminal 2 above Gate C4 and will give passengers who are seated on the upper deck access to board ANA’s A380s directly from the lounge. A wide range of passengers will be able to access at least one of the lounges for free based on their class of service.

 

ANA Lounge

  • First Class passengers and one additional guest
  • Business Class passengers
  • Premium Economy passengers
  • Diamond Service members and one additional guest
  • Platinum Service members and one additional guest
  • Super Flyer members and one additional guest
  • Star Alliance Gold members and one additional guest

ANA Suite Lounge Access

  • First Class passengers and one additional guest
  • Diamond Service members and one additional guest

If your class of service won’t get you into the lounge for free, you can purchase a pass to the ANA lounge via ANA’s website. While prices haven’t been posted for access to the HNL lounge, prices for access at Haneda and Narita run around $37 for prepaid access and around $55 for purchases made day-of at the counter.

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Passengers can expect a relaxing environment in either lounge, paired with ANA’s renowned service. The spaces have been designed to blend both Hawaiian and Japanese design elements into a single space. “We drew on the most distinctive elements of Japanese and Hawaiian culture during the design process to create something that is at once unique and familiar at the same time,” said Hideki Kunugi, executive vice president of ANA.

For passengers traveling with children there is great news as well. The ANA lounge will feature a family area stocked with toys and books to keep the kids entertained before boarding.

Family area in ANA Lounge at HNL.

Hopefully both lounges will offer passengers the chance to get a great view of the Flying Honu they will be boarding. The specially liveried A380s that will service the route are colorfully trimmed in a Hawaiian sea turtle livery each painted in a different color.

Photo by Nicky Kelvin / The Points Guy.
Photo by Nicky Kelvin / The Points Guy.

Both lounges will offer menu items inspired by both Hawaii and Japan. The Hawaiian menu will feature macadamia crusted mahi mahi and Hawaiian BBQ chicken. For those wanting a taste of Japan, that menu will feature vegetable curry, tofu and vegetable chowder, rice bowls and shogayaki fried pork. The ANA Suite lounge will also feature an a la carte menu with udon noodles and chazuke broth.

If want to check out the new lounge and take a ride on one of the Flying Honu’s, check out our guide for booking your trip on the A380 with points and miles.

We will update this post with pricing for lounge access as soon as ANA releases the information.

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