I had thought a thread on TA said HA would not check luggage on through if on another airline. So I thought I would have to check to HNL on HA, pick up luggage and take it to Alaska to check it in again. which meant another pass through security. so I thought
Guess I heard wrong. They checked our bag right through to Portland from Lihue. I did have to pay for two checkins. And I had that boarding pass to show I had paid for luggage on Alaska.