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.
"Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero"
Seven Seas Explorer - Miami - Venice - Mar 2017
Silverseas Explorer - Arctic - Aug 2017
Seven Seas Voyager - Rome to Beijing - Oct 2017
Seven Seas Mariner - Lima to Buenos Aires - Jan 2018
Silverseas Explorer - Siberia - Jul 2018
Seven Seas Mariner - Australia Circumnavigation - Dec 2018