If you are flying from Michigan, it would be best to fly DTW - HNL outbound and PPT DTW on the return. I couldn't find a PPT HNL direct flight; just flights via LAX.
I know that for our curise out of Papeete it was amusing that the Hawaiians had to fly back to the US to catch the ship.
"The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
F Scott Fitzgerald
Silversea Silver Explorer (23nts) - Kangerlussuaq, Greenland - Nome, Alaska - Aug 14
Seven Seas Voyager (30nts) - Dubai - Cape Town - Nov 14