About - Paradise Helicopters


Hawaii's largest locally owned and operated helicopter company.

Helicopter flying over open water

Owner Cal Dorn is first and foremost a pilot. He has led our company with passion and vision for over 20 years by continually seeking adventure and wonder to share with locals and visitors alike.

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Our Helicopters

Meet the fleet. We fly a range of aircraft from luxurious twin-engines to sporty and nimble speedsters.

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Our Pilots

Meet the crew. Our pilots are selected based on knowledge, skill, and of course, the highest standards in safety.

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The Paradise Difference

Discover the difference it makes to fly with a company who values local culture, access to the inaccessible, and environmental responsibility.

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Carbon Offset Program

Our love for the land inspired us to start the first and only carbon offsetting aviation program in Hawai'i.

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Doors off helicopter tour


There is no better way to experience the breathtaking sights of Hawaiʻi or the excitement of flying in a helicopter than on a doors-off tour.

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Life at Paradise Helicopters is never dull. Read about how to photograph red hot lava from the air, get to know our pilots through select interviews, or learn more about our sustainability commitment.

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Got questions? We've got answers! Visit our FAQ page where we answer the most common questions we receive.

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Are you a driven worker who is passionate about Hawai'i? We want to hear from you.

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