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Preferred Seats

Make your next travel experience comfortable by purchasing or upgrading to a preferred seat. When you do, you’ll receive priority boarding and more leg room. This means early access to the overhead compartments and time to relax and settle in your seat.

Preferred Seat Fees:

Seat fees vary based upon your flight route.*

Preferred Seat Price*

Neighbor Island


North America


*Seats are sold per flight and per passenger and are non-refundable.  Flights are to and from Honolulu.

To purchase a flight and Preferred Seat click below:

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If you have an existing reservation and would like to upgrade to a Preferred Seat, click below:

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Pualani Elite Preferred Seat Benefits:

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Preferred Seats by Route and Aircraft

Neighbor Island Preferred Seats (717 Aircraft)

Boeing 717 Preferred Seats
  • Row 4: available for purchase during check-in
  • Rows 16 & 17(exit row & seats do not recline): available for purchase in advance and during check-in

North America Preferred Seats (767 Aircraft)

  • There are 7 Preferred Seats available for purchase on North American routes operated with our 767 aircraft. These seats vary by aircraft.

Purchase Your Preferred Seat in Advance

You may purchase a Preferred Seat in advance on our 717. All Preferred Seat purchases or upgrades are based on availability per flight. (All flights shown are to/from Honolulu. Preferred Seats are only available on flights operated by Hawaiian Airlines.)

Neighbor Island Routes

  • Hilo (Hawaii Island)
  • Kahului (Maui)
  • Kona (Hawaii Island)
  • Lihue (Kauai)

Purchase Your Preferred Seat During Check-in

Preferred Seats on our 767 aircraft are available for upgrade at the time of check-in via the web, kiosk or airport customer service agent. You may also upgrade to a Preferred Seat during check-in on any of our 717 or A330 aircraft. Preferred Seats are not available for purchase on our international routes operated with a 767 aircraft (Preferred Seats upgrades are based on availability per flight.)

North America Routes

 (Routes operated with our 767 aircraft)
  • Las Vegas
  • Phoenix
  • Sacramento
  • Oakland
  • Los Angeles
  • San Jose

Need More Information?

To learn more about our Preferred Seats, visit our FAQs or Terms and Conditions .