Your vacation starts at takeoff.

A trip of a lifetime deserves a flight to match. Get ready to fly in style with our inflight experience that was designed with you in mind. We have gate-to-gate WiFiInternet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available., more legroomAll Hawaii flights are on our 737-800 and MAX aircraft, which have the most legroom in our fleet., free live TVDue to licensing restrictions, on WiFi-enabled international flights, free live TV may not be available for the full duration of flight.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available., free moviesTo view movies and select on-demand TV content, download the Southwest app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store before your flight.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available., and more on all of our flights to Hawaii. Welcome to paradise.

Your vacation starts at takeoff.

A trip of a lifetime deserves a flight to match. Get ready to fly in style with our inflight experience that was designed with you in mind. We have gate-to-gate WiFiInternet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available., more legroomAll Hawaii flights are on our 737-800 and MAX aircraft, which have the most legroom in our fleet., free live TVDue to licensing restrictions, on WiFi-enabled international flights, free live TV may not be available for the full duration of flight.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available., free moviesTo view movies and select on-demand TV content, download the Southwest app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store before your flight.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available., and more on all of our flights to Hawaii. Welcome to paradise.

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Gate-to-gate WiFi.Internet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available.

Surf the Web before you surf the waves with gate-to-gate WiFi on your flight to Hawaii. Bring your device, and the Internet will make time fly by on our flights from California to Hawaii.

The most legroom
in our fleet.All Hawaii flights are on our 737-800 and MAX aircraft, which have the most legroom in our fleet.

Southwest seats give you up to a 32-inch pitch, 17.8-inch width, and 2-inch recline, which all adds up to a comfortable flight to Hawaii. That’s because all of our Hawaii flights are on 737-800 aircraft.

100% free inflight
entertainment.

Boredom doesn’t fly with us. So on your flight to Hawaii, watch a blockbusterTo view movies and select on-demand TV content, download the Southwest app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store before your flight.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available. or catch up on your favorite showsDue to licensing restrictions, on WiFi-enabled international flights, free live TV may not be available for the full duration of flight.Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available. for free. Just one way we make getting to Hawaii as nice as being in Hawaii. Well … almost.

Sit back and snack.

It’s a long flight to Hawaii, but we won’t let you land on an empty stomach. We’ve got a new snack bag full of tasty goodies to make sure that when you land you’ll be ready to explore everything Hawaii has to offer.

Your trip to Hawaii comes with low fares and no hidden fees thanks to Transfarency.®

Southwest is now selling flights to Hawaii, and we’re bringing our low fares and no hidden fees with us. We want to make your trip to Hawaii special, so we’re taking everything you love about Southwest and bringing it all to your new favorite islands. Get everything Transfarency has to offer on your next trip to Hawaii, only with Southwest.

Get more out of your trip to Hawaii with Southwest.

Your bags fly freeFirst and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply., because no golf bagA golf bag can be substituted for one checked bag. or swimsuit should be left behind. So pack up without paying up with our two free checked bags.

No change fees to switch your reservation.Fare difference may apply. (Trust us, you’ll want to stay longer.)

The award-winning Customer Service Southwest is known for.For J.D. Power 2018 award information, visit jdpower.com/awards. We’re going to make you smile almost as much as the Hawaiian luaus will.

This is the trip your Rapid Rewards® points have been waiting for.

Southwest Rapid Rewards® lets you use your points on any flight, any day, any time, which means you can turn your points into a reward flight to Hawaii. Sign up and see why we’ve been named the best rewards program three years in a row2016-2018 Freddie Awards.. Points that actually reward you with island getaways, that’s Southwest Rapid Rewards.

100% reward availability.As reported in the CarTrawler Reward Seat Availability Survey, May 17, 2017, at IdeaWorksCompany.com.

You can use your points to book any seat on any flight to Hawaii, no exceptions. Any day, any time, any flight, your points are ready to take you to paradise.

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No blackout
dates.

If there’s a seat available on a Southwest flight, you can use your points. It’s that easy. So no matter when you want to get tropical, you can use your points to get you there. As long as we have a spot available on a flight to Hawaii, you can book it with your Southwest Rapid Rewards points.

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Your points don’t expire.Points don’t expire as long as you have flight-earning or partner-earning activity at least once every 24 months.

No matter when you earn them, they’ll be there for you to redeem on your flight to Hawaii or anywhere else you want to go.

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Rapid Rewards.
Rapid redemption.

You can earn points on flights and on everyday purchases with our partners, which makes getting to Hawaii easy. And our reward flights are based on our low fares, so the lower the fare, the fewer points you have to use. It’s almost like we want you to have the vacation of a lifetime.

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Sign up and start getting points today.

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Things to do in Maui (OGG)

Discover Maui’s pools, waterfalls, volcanoes, and more.

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Things to do in Oahu (HNL)

The excitement of Honolulu meets amazing beaches.

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Things to do on the Island of Hawaii (KOA, ITO)

The biggest island packs fun from coast to coast.

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Things to do in Kauai (LIH)

Explore the magical beauty of "The Garden Island."

Captain John Schaeffer explores Oahu.

Join Captain John Schaeffer as he shows you all the fun things to do in Oahu, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

Captain John Schaeffer explores Oahu.

Join Captain John Schaeffer as he shows you all the fun things
to do in Oahu, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

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Places to go in Oahu

Surfing at Waikiki Beach, a tour of Pearl Harbor, and the hustle and bustle of Honolulu are just a few of the things that await you on the gorgeous island of Oahu. So what are you waiting for? Your dream Hawaiian getaway is waiting.

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Matthew explores Maui

Join our Flight Attendant, Matthew, as he shows you all the fun things to do in Maui, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

Matthew explores Maui

Join our Flight Attendant, Matthew, as he shows you all the fun things
to do in Maui, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

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Places to go in Maui

Whether you want an action-packed vacation (did somebody say zip lining?), a relaxing vacation (hey there, private beaches), or something in between, Maui is the perfect place for your next trip. No, seriously, prepare to fall in love with it.

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Ariel explores
the Island of Hawaii

Join our Flight Attendant, Ariel, as she shows you all the fun things to do on the Island of Hawaii, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

Ariel explores the Island of Hawaii

Join our Flight Attendant, Ariel, as she shows you all the fun things to do
on the Island of Hawaii, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

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Places to go on
the Island of Hawaii

Looking for your dream tropical vacation? Look no further. From the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to the wide variety of adventurous outdoor activities to the black sand beaches, the Island of Hawaii is the perfect place for your next getaway.

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Yvette explores Kauai.

Join our Flight Attendant, Yvette, as she shows you all of the fun things to do in Kauai, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

Yvette explores Kauai.

Join our Flight Attendant, Yvette, as she shows you all of the fun things to do in Kauai, and get ready to book your flight to Hawaii.

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Places to go in Kauai

Step off the plane and into this lush green paradise. The entire island is full of fun things to do and incredible views you’ll never forget, so prepare to take all the pictures and get all the likes on social media. See why Kauai is the perfect spot for your trip to Hawaii.

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Traveling to Hawaii

Can't find a flight to Hawaii or looking for a connection? You'll find the most connections from our West Coast destinations. See service start dates for these routes below.

Book a connecting flight through any of these airports:

San Diego (SAN)
Los Angeles Area (LAX,BUR,ONT,SNA,LGB)
Albuquerque (ABQ)
Boise (BOI)
Spokane (GEG)
Las Vegas (LAS)
Portland (PDX)
Phoenix (PHX)
Seattle (SEA)
Salt Lake City (SLC)
Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP)

Upcoming Hawaii nonstop service start dates
Oakland (OAK) – Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) starting January 19, 2020 Sacramento (SMF) – Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) starting November 10, 2019
Oakland (OAK) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting January 21, 2020 Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting November 10, 2019
San Jose, CA (SJC) – Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) starting January 21, 2020 Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) – Hilo (Island of Hawaii) (ITO) starting January 19, 2020
San Jose, CA (SJC) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting January 19, 2020 Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting January 19, 2020
Sacramento (SMF) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting March 7, 2020 San Diego (SAN) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting April 14, 2020
San Diego (SAN) – Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) starting April 20, 2020  
Upcoming Hawaii nonstop service start dates
Oakland (OAK) – Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) starting January 19, 2020
Oakland (OAK) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting January 21, 2020
San Jose, CA (SJC) – Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) starting January 21, 2020
San Jose, CA (SJC) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting January 19, 2020
Sacramento (SMF) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting March 7, 2020
San Diego (SAN) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting April 14, 2020
San Diego (SAN) – Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) starting April 20, 2020
Sacramento (SMF) – Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) starting November 10, 2019
Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) – Lihue (Kauai) (LIH) starting November 10, 2019
Honolulu (Oahu) (HNL) – Hilo (Island of Hawaii) (ITO) starting January 19, 2020
Kona (Island of Hawaii) (KOA) – Kahului (Maui) (OGG) starting January 19, 2020

Curious about our interisland travel?

See where and how we fly to four of Hawaii’s breathtaking islands.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about your trip to Hawaii? Take a look below to find your answer.

Animal Policies

We welcome both qualified emotional support and trained service animals onboard to and from Hawaii. To ensure it is a smooth travel experience for your furry friend, stay informed on policies and complete documentation needed prior to your departure.

  • Only fully trained service dogs and emotional support dogs and cats assisting Customers with disabilities are permitted on flights from the U.S. mainland to Hawaii. No other animals are permitted on flights from the U.S. mainland to Hawaii. There are strict guidelines and specific documentation that must be completed before your trained service dog or emotional support dog or cat can be accepted into the state of Hawaii. Customers also must adhere to our procedures for accepting trained service dogs and emotional support dogs and cats.

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  • Yes. Hawaii is rabies-free. Hawaii’s quarantine law is designed to protect residents and animals from potentially serious health problems associated with the introduction and spread of rabies. All dogs and cats, regardless of age or purpose, must comply with Hawaii’s dog and cat import requirements.

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  • State of Hawaii Quarantine Program fees may apply. However, Southwest does not charge fees for you to transport your trained service dog or emotional support dog or cat onboard with you.

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  • In the event of a delay when traveling to Hawaii, which could result in your animal not being released from quarantine until the following day, Southwest Airlines will offer to rebook you on the next available flight.
  • If your flight from the U.S. mainland to Hawaii is diverted to a Hawaii location other than your scheduled destination, a Southwest Airlines’ Employee will meet your inbound flight and ensure your animal remains in the gate area until you have boarded the flight to your final destination.

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  • Honolulu International Airport (HNL) is the only point of entry for dogs and cats entering Hawaii, unless a valid Neighbor Island Inspection Permit has been issued by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. For more information regarding a Neighbor Island Inspection Permit, visit:http://hdoa.hawaii.gov/ai/aqs/aqs-info/

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Operational Differences

Customers traveling to and from Hawaii and between Hawaiian islands will be unable to carry many agricultural products, including most fresh fruits, vegetables, and certain types of plants and flowers. Stay informed on restricted products and policies prior to departure.

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  • Per the U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations, certain fruits, vegetables, plants, and flowers are prohibited in carryon items when traveling between Hawaiian Islands. Don’t sweat it, bags fly free®—so you can check these items for your interisland travel.
  • *First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

  • Per the U.S. Department of Agriculture certain plants, plant products, animals, and animal products will not be permitted when traveling to Hawaii.

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) prohibits or restricts the transportation of many agricultural products from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland, including most fresh fruits and vegetables and certain types of plants and flowers.

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Travel Experience

  • We welcome Young Travelers and Unaccompanied Minors onboard to Hawaii. In addition to filling out the parent/guardian forms and paying the charge for our Unaccompanied Minor service, additional documentation specifically related to travel to Hawaiian Islands will need to be completed for Unaccompanied Minors prior to departure. As with other domestic destinations Southwest flies to, Unaccompanied Minors will be permitted to fly on nonstop or direct flights to the Hawaiian Islands.


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  • Since this trip isn’t every day, your onboard snack shouldn’t be either. You’ll get a complimentary snack bag that includes a little bit of everything to satisfy those inflight cravings.
  • In addition to the complimentary drinks we usually offer, we’re putting a tropical twist on the menu. You can sip on a Minute Maid® Pineapple Orange Juice Blend for free, or purchase a Kona Longboard® Island Lager® or Blue Chair Bay® Coconut Spiced Rum. This calls for a toast—cheers to your island getaway!

  • We don’t have standard or USB plugs onboard, so if your smartphone, tablet, or laptop is running low on battery, we recommend getting a quick charge in the airport prior to boarding.

  • Our Inflight Entertainment Portal features a flight tracker, arrival and connecting gate information, free movies1, and access to Southwest.com at no charge. You can also enjoy free messaging2, free on-demand TV1, free Live TV3, free music3, and web browsing (with paid WiFi access) during your flight. Make sure to download the Southwest app before boarding to watch a movie or on-demand or Live TV.



  • For only $8 all day** (and free for our A-List Preferred Members) per device, you can access the internet, check your email, or post on social media. We accept all major forms of payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, and PayPal.



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