In honor of Hawaii Statehood Day, Allegiant Air and the Oahu Visitors Bureau name Friday, August 16 as the first annual Los Angeles Hawaiian Shirt Day. Angelenos are encouraged to come together to celebrate the day Hawaii became a state by wearing Hawaiian shirts and showing their Aloha spirit. In celebration of the new holiday, Allegiant Air is holding a weeklong sweepstakes to win a trip for two to Honolulu, HI. Local businesses are also offering specials and discounts to those who show up in Hawaiian shirts.
Allegiant Air is holding a sweepstakes on the official LA Hawaiian Shirt Day Facebook page to those supporting Hawaiian heritage by posting their photos and favorite Hawaii memories. By submitting a photo showing Hawaiian spirit, sweepstakes entrants will have the chance to win two roundtrip tickets courtesy of Allegiant Air and hotel accommodations at the Waikiki Coconut Hotel from the Oahu Visitors Bureau. Additionally, King’s Hawaiian will offer the chance to win a year’s supply of King’s Hawaiian bread and dinner for six at the King’s Hawaiian restaurant in Torrance, Calif. for the 2nd place winner.
"With the recent launch of our service from LAX to Honolulu, we make it easier and more affordable for residents to travel to Hawaii," said Allegiant spokesperson, Jessica Wheeler. "LA Hawaiian Shirt Day is a fun way to celebrate the spirit of Aloha around the LA area."
Allegiant Air's new flight service and the 54th anniversary of Hawaii's statehood, brings the first annual LA Hawaiian Shirt Day on August 16. Brian’s Shave Ice, Lono's Sweet Shop at The Standard Hollywood, Joe's Pizza and other local businesses will offer special deals on this day to any guest in Hawaiian attire to spread the spirit of 'Aloha.'
Allegiant recently launched its non-stop service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Honolulu International Airport (HNL), which will operate twice weekly starting in October. With perfect weather year-round, six unique islands, and some of the most breathtaking views in the world, Hawaii is a vacationer's dream.