What Is Hawaiian Airlines Baggage Fees? 2024

Hawaiian Airlines is a large and was named the world’s best domestic airline for 2022.

Even though it is better to know their luggage rules and policies, before heading to the airport.

Here is all that you need to know about Hawaiian airlines baggage allowance policies.

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How many bags can you carry-on Hawaiian Airlines?

Hawaiian airlines carry on size

Hawaiian airline baggage allowance allows its Guests to carry on board one (1) piece of carry-on baggage free of charge, which may change from time to time without notice. and with the following weight and size:

The maximum size is 45 linear inches (9x14x22).

The maximum weight is 25 pound per passenger.

In addition to the carry-on bag, Guests are eligible to carry one personal item for free such as:

  • a purse
  • briefcase
  • laptop computer
  • back pack, or similar piece.

Please note :When flights are full, Hawaiian Airlines reserves the right to stow carry-on baggage in the cargo compartment of the aircraft. Carry-on baggage may be limited further by aircraft type or storage availability.

When your baggage is carried on board the aircraft it may be stored in carry-on compartments of aircraft so equipped or it must be retained in the passenger’s custody and stored under a seat or in an overhead compartment approved for the carriage of such baggage.

Carry-on baggage must fit under the seat in front of the passenger or be stored in an approved compartment (overhead bin) and is subject to the following additional conditions.


Does Hawaiian Airlines have free checked bags?

All Hawaiian guests are allowed to check Two 2 pieces of baggage at no additional fees. Baggage will be weighed and measured to ensure that it meets the dimensional requirements permitted for normal baggage allowance.

What is the Size and Weight Limits for checked bags on Hawaiian Airlines?

Your checked baggage must not exceed an Outside Linear Dimension of 62 inches (157 cm) or a maximum weight of 50 pounds (22.5 kg). However,Hawaiian Airlines may accept larger or heavier baggage, upon the payment of additional overweight or oversize baggage fees.

How much does Hawaiian airlines charge for baggage?

Hawaiian airlines baggage fee depends on your booking ticket and destination: wholly within the State of Hawaii, between Hawaii and North America (either direction), or Internationally. Additional fees apply for Oversize and Overweight bags.

Neighbor Island North America International and First Class
1st bag  $25 $30 Free
2nd bag $35 $40 Free

3+ bags

  Neighbor Island North America International
Each additional bag $50 $100 $150

Hawaiian airlines baggage fees domestic

Checked Bags up to 50 lbs and 62 linear inches Neighbor Island (USD)North America (USD)
1st checked bag$25
$15 Hawaiian Miles Members
2nd checked bag$35
$20 Hawaiian Miles Members
3 or more checked bags (per piece)$50$100

Travel within the State of Hawaii:

BaggageExcess Weight Fee (each way)
Items 51-70 pounds (23-32 kg)$35 USD
Items 71-100 pounds (32-45 kg)$70 USD
Items exceeding 100 pounds (45+ kg)Not accepted

Travel between Hawaii and North America (or all U.S. domestic travel not within the State of Hawaii):

BaggageExcess Weight Fee (each way) 
Items 51-70 pounds (23-32 kg)$50 USD
Items 71-100 pounds (32 – 45 kg)$200 USD
Items exceeding 100 pounds (45+ kg)Not accepted


How early can I check my bags Hawaiian Airlines?

You can not pre-paid bag fees with Hawaiian Airlines. Please pay during check-in, online or at the airport.

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Hawaiian Airlines Overweight Baggage

Additional Fees for Overweight Baggage

If your bag exceeds 50 pounds (22.5 kg), an additional overweight charge will apply, which is in addition to the Standard Bag fee and any oversize fees.

  1. Baggage weight is 51-70 pounds (23 – 31.5 kg):
    • Between points within the State of Hawaii, the additional overweight baggage fee is $35.00 per overweight piece.
    • For Domestic travel that is not wholly within the State of Hawaii, the additional overweight baggage fee is $50.00 per overweight piece.
  2. Baggage weight is 71-100 pounds (32 – 45 kg):
    1. Between points within the State of Hawaii, the total additional overweight baggage fee is $70.00 per overweight piece.
    2. For Domestic travel that is not wholly within the State of Hawaii, the total additional overweight baggage fee is $200.00 per overweight piece.

How do I avoid baggage fees on Hawaiian Airlines?

Airlines baggage fees are expensive, Hawaiian airlines also, and to avoid paying any those peaky hidden fees for bringing your luggage along. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to avoid Hawaiian airlines baggage fee if you look hard enough.

Packing less and traveling with carry on only is the best way to avoid Hawaiian baggage fee and Earning an elite member will enhance your chance for traveling with free check in bags.

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Disclaimer:some information (for Hawaiian airlines baggage fee ) are from the airline website as the source, please visit the airline website for more information.