For further information, please see the COC Rule 4.
For the most up-to-date prohibited items as well as detailed descriptions of restricted items, please see the TSA.gov online list of prohibited items.
Hawaiian Airlines does not permit any device or object that may interfere with the normal operations of its equipment on board the aircraft. Hawaiian Airlines Customer Service Agents and/or Flight Attendants reserve the right to:
Hawaiian Airlines reserves the right to refuse to transport certain items, including but not limited to the following:
Hawaiian Airlines does not accept new, used or partially used camping stoves or any camping device, which may have contained a flammable liquid fuel or other dangerous materials, whether in checked or carryon baggage. In addition, Hawaiian Airlines does not accept new, used or partially used fuel or gasoline canisters, whether cleaned or not, in checked or carryon baggage.
Hawaiian Airlines will not accept rodents (i.e., guinea pigs, mice, rats, etc.) rabbits, chickens, roosters, reptiles (i.e., snakes, turtles, etc.) or fish as carryon or checked in baggage system-wide.
Exception: Hawaiian Airlines may make an exception under this rule for service and/or emotional support or psychiatric service animals. Allowances must be made in advance and approvals are on a case-by-case basis.
Hawaiian Airlines does not accept tires, whether in checked or carryon baggage. For the purpose of this rule, tires are defined as any type of tire, which purpose is to be installed on a road, recreational, or terrain vehicle.
Hawaiian Airlines will not accept as checked or carry-on baggage any article which is listed in the DOT hazardous materials regulations (49CFR 171-177); the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by air and/or the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (See Rule 190 (A)(3) for exception for dry ice).
Spare lithium or lithium-ion batteries must be transported in carry-on baggage only and must be packed as follows:
Hawaiian Airlines will refuse to accept any item or property for carriage either as carry-on or as checked in baggage that is deemed unacceptable by TSA.
Note: Hawaiian Airlines will not allow any liquids, gels or aerosols to be carried on to any Hawaiian Airlines flight whether hand carried or in carryon baggage in accordance with TSA prohibited items list, with exceptions that may be found on the TSA website at TSA.GOV.
Hawaiian Airlines will refuse to accept any item or property for carriage either as carry-on or as checked in baggage which may be in violation of any federal or state governmental regulation.
Hawaiian Airlines has the right to refuse carriage of any animal deemed by Hawaiian Airlines to pose a potential health risk to other passengers on a flight.
Hawaiian Airlines will not be liable or responsible for any items confiscated or damaged by TSA or removed from baggage by Hawaiian Airlines based on the Rule. For items confiscated by TSA, passengers must contact TSA directly for information regarding claim procedures.
Hawaiian Airlines will allow (14) Electronically powered heat-producing articles (e.g. Battery-operated equipment such as diving lamps and soldering equipment) as carry-on baggage only. The head-producing component, or the energy source, must be removed to prevent unintentional functioning during transport.
Hawaiian Airlines will accept one pre-packaged box of papayas or pineapples, per paid passenger, free of charge (subject to space availability) on flights departing from Hawaii to the Continental USA. The box must not exceed 10 lbs in weight and must be pre-agriculture inspected.
Live Christmas trees will not be accepted as checked baggage on any Hawaiian Airlines flights
If X-ray inspection can not clear an item to ensure it does not contain a weapon or explosive device they must open it.