Two (2) former Olympians, Nastia Liukin and Ash Wagner, who are now influencers and entrepreneurs. Alongside Erin Sackman and Sarah Fennel, a chef and food photographer came to Hawai’i to unplug and enjoy the private getaway that the Big Island of Hawai’i provides. Included in their trip of exploring the Island of Hawai’i, we had the opportunity to create a custom charter to cater to their travel.
Magnum P.I. fans looking to re-live memorable moments from the popular 1980s TV show may want to consider a new island are tour onboard a painstakingly faithful re-creation of “The Chopper,” departing from Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu.
Rainy skies couldn’t prevent our lava overflight this morning! The Pu’u ‘O’o vent was inaccessible, but a multitude of flows were discovered on, above and below the Pali. Pele has made her way onto the coastal flats, but has made little progress toward the ocean.
Paradise Helicopters pilot Josh Lang joins photographers Andy Stenz and Ric Noyle, cinematographer Brad Watanabe, for an in-depth workshop on the best practices and pro tips of creating quality still images and video from a helicopter.
When we are not flying guests on tours to see the most incredible landscapes across the islands, we keep ourselves busy and our pilots sharp by flying utility, agriculture, transportation, and emergency response flights.
In the October/November 2015 issue and reader survey from Jet Traveler magazine, a highly knowledgeable segment of travelers and industry professionals voted in preference of the Bell helicopters that Paradise flies, over the less reliable Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopters) that our competitors operate.
Today as we celebrate National Aviation Day, we recognize the many advantages flight has provided to society. From leisure travel to emergency rescue to military operations, the power of flight has changed the world since aviation pioneers first took to the skies.
Paradise Helicopters, a leading Hawai‘i helicopter tour company, has launched several efforts to assist communities affected by the recent volcanic activity on the Island of Hawai‘i.
What you need to know about flying over the current Kīlauea, eruption on the Big Island of Hawai’i
Hawaii has the most significant area of tropical rainforest in the United States – much accessible only by helicopter. See what you could never see on foot! A naturally moist climate combined with rich volcanic soil has encouraged some of the most dramatic plant growth in the world.
Paradise Helicopters’ virtual education department, pilots and leadership recently produced and delivered a virtual Big Island adventure tour for the middle school and high school students of Kohala High School.
Helping Grads Celebrate on Lanai With an Aerial Shower of Flowers
Sizable pahoehoe lava flows, a tumulus outbreak, and numerous skylights, all within a steamy flow field… this surface activity within about 3 miles of the vent, but still a mile or more above the Pali… and nothing else anywhere on the flow field Thursday morning.
Magnum P.I. fans looking to re-live memorable moments from the popular 1980s TV show may want to consider a new island air tour onboard a painstakingly faithful re-creation of “The Chopper,” departing from Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu.
Q&A with Paradise Helicopters pilot, Kalei Gregory.
We fly Custom Charters for Photographers and Filmmakers that need to get shots from the air.
In the March 2017 issue and reader survey from Business Jet Traveler magazine, a highly knowledgeable segment of travelers and industry professionals voted in preference of the Bell helicopters that Paradise flies, over the less reliable Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopters) that our competitors operate.
Paradise Helicopters is the first & only helicopter-tour company in the state to be awarded a Sustainable Tourism Certification from the Hawai‘i Ecotourism Association
The Kona-based helicopter-tour company is the first in Hawai‘i to earn IS-BAO™ Stage Three registration
Paradise Helicopters’ Internationally Recognized Safety Program.
In addition to our efforts throughout the year, we are donating a portion of every one of our tours for the entire month of December. The Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation is dedicated to providing essential life-saving equipment and training needed by the Hawaii Fire Department and other first responders here on the Big Island of Hawaii.
In order to protect guests, staff, our local community and visitors, Paradise Helicopters recently signed the “COVID Clean” pledge proposed to the industry by Helicopter Association International (HAI), to maintain an elevated level of cleanliness, sanitization, and monitoring to do our part in fighting the spread of COVID-19.
Paradise Helicopters is committed to sustainability and the environment
Hawaii's safest and most luxurious helicopter, the Twin-Engine Bell 430.
Members have access to door-to-door service and exclusive landings across Hawaii
See the Entire Big Island on Your One Day Cruise Stop in Kona!
Aloha! Frequently after their flight, guests will ask us, “What should we do now?” So we’ve assembled a list of staff favorites for what we personally think our guests might enjoy in terms of Activities, Beaches or Parks, and Restaurants near each of our Paradise Helicopters bases.