Hawaiian Airlines Pet Policy

Trip Planner

Pet Travel Club

Receive advance notice of pet friendly hotel & travel deals, the TWP e-newsletter, and exclusive member-only offers - like 10% OFF at the TWP Store!  

Join Now for FREE!

Hawaiian Airlines Pet Policy

Hawaiian AirlinesHawaiian Airlines Pet Policy


In Cabin/Carry-On Pet Fee:  $35 one-way (within the State of Hawaii), $175 one-way (between Hawaii and Mainland) Pets are not allowed to fly in cabin/carry-on into the state of Hawaii or on international flights.

Maximum Weight Allowed:  The total weight of the animal(s) and the container must not exceed 25 pounds.

Cargo Area/Checked Baggage Pet Fee:  $60 one-way (within the State of Hawaii), $225 (between Hawaii, Mainland, and South Pacific)

Carrier Guidelines:  For pets traveling in cabin/carry-on, the maximum size pet travel carrier allowed is 16" L x 10" W x 9.5" H. The maximum weight for pet and kennel is 25 lbs.

For pets traveling as checked baggage, the maximum size pet travel carrier allowed  for 717 aircraft is 36" L x 24" W x 26" H and 40" L x 27" W x 30" H for 767 aircraft. The maximum weight for pet and kennel is 70 lbs.  The travel kennel must be hard-sided.

Pet Quarantine:  The State of Hawaii is a rabies-free state. That's why all animals originating from a point outside the Hawaiian Islands must clear quarantine at the first point of entry (either Honolulu or Kahului for Hawaiian Airlines Cargo flights). For additional info, please review the Government Regulations section of the Hawaiian Airlines website and contact the State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Animal Quarantine Station at 808-483-7171.

Pet Policy Details:  Visit Hawaiian Airlines Website