Hawaiian Airlines understands that your pet is an important part of your family and we strive to provide an enjoyable travel experience for the both of you. We offer travel options for domestic dogs, cats and household birds.
Hawaiian Airlines will only transport domestic dogs or cats as pets in cabin. Household birds must be transported as Check-in luggage. Other animals are not permitted.
Pet reservations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Please call Reservations to check pet space availability and reserve space for your pet.
For transportation of pets where the pet and kennel weigh over 70 lbs (32 kg), please refer to our Check-in Pets page.
For international travel, please see our International Contract of Carriage.
Hawaiian Airlines will limit the number of kennels carried on any flight in order to ensure the safety and well-being of any animal transported. The following restrictions apply:
There are no fees for the transportation of service animals, in either the passenger or luggage compartment. Please see our Special Assistance section if traveling with a Service Animal.
Note: Web Check-in is not available for passengers with pets in cabin.
For the comfort of both our passengers and pets, Hawaiian Airlines will limit the number of carry-on pets to the following:
Please call Reservations to check pet space availability and make reservations for your pet.
Fees shown are one-way per kennel. All fees subject to change. Voluntary stopovers incur point-to-point charges.
Passengers who carry-on their pets must:
Based on carrier regulations and restrictions, the following apply to pets traveling as carry-on luggage:
Pets that exceed 25 lbs (11kg), but less than 70 lbs (32 kg), must be transported as check-in luggage. For pets over 70 lbs, please refer to our Check-in Pet page.
Pet Carrier Restrictions (limited to one carrier per passenger):
Note: When traveling with a pet in cabin, the pet carrier will not be counted as part of the standard carry-on baggage allowance, and will always be subject to applicable fees and restrictions.
To ensure an enjoyable experience, please review the Health Certificate requirements below:
Health certificates are valid for 30 days after original departure date. If your return flight occurs beyond 30 days from the original departure date, you will need to obtain a new health certificate, dated within 10 (Hawaii→North America) / 14 (North America→Hawaii, service animals only) days of return flight.
Note: Health certificates must be signed/issued by a licensed/certified veterinarian.
Health certificate is not required for dogs or cats on Neighbor Island flights.
Original health certificate and a copy is required. Original for quarantine, and a copy for Hawaiian Airlines. Health certificate must be dated within 10 days of date of departure signed/issued by a licensed/certified veterinarian..
For General Import Information, passengers may call the Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health at phone number 970-494-7200 for details.
Pet in Cabin is Not Permitted into the State of Hawaii
Pet in Cabin is Not Permitted on International flights
Please check your pet in at the Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter.