The baggage claim area of the Honolulu International Airport is located on the lower (ground floor) level of the Main Terminal. You can get there on the free Wiki-Wiki (Hawaiian for fast, speedy) Shuttle, or by walking and following the signs. It’s less than a 10-minute stroll if you want to stretch your legs.
Lihue, Kauai; Kahului, Maui; Kaunakakai, Molokai; Lanai City, Lanai; & Hilo and Kona Hawaii
Directions to baggage claim areas are clearly posted. The luggage carousels are located on the ground floors of all terminals and are a short walk away.
Connecting Flights from Honolulu, Oahu
If you are catching a connecting flight from Honolulu to a neighbor island, look at your baggage claim ticket to see if your luggage has been checked through to your final destination. If your baggage claim ticket reads HNL, your luggage will only go as far as Honolulu International Airport. You will need to retrieve your belongings from baggage claim and check-in your baggage for your connecting flight.
The Hawaii airport codes are:
• HNL (Honolulu, Oahu)
• ITO (Hilo, Hawaii)
• KOA (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii)
• LIH (Lihue, Kauai)
• OGG (Kahului, Maui)
• LUP (Kalaupapa Airport)
• LNY (Lanai Airport)
• MKK (Molokai Airport)
Airport and Arrival Info
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During Your Stay
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Visitors with Special Needs
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