21 days in Hawaii Itinerary

21 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
2
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
3
Lihue, Kauai
— 3 nights
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights

4
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hilo: Kailua-Kona (Swim with Dolphins, Mauna Kea, &more) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Devastation Trail, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, &more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and stroll the grounds of Alae Cemetery.

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia to Hilo is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Hilo, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in September: highs in Hilo hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hilo

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Swim with Dolphins
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia), Lahaina Banyan Court (in Lahaina) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). There's much more to do: cruise along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Awakening Church, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and relax in the rural setting at Kula Country Farms.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei travel planner.

You can fly from Hilo to Kihei in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Wailuku, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Lahaina Banyan Court, Kula Country Farms
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana

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Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Step out of Lihue with an excursion to Waimea Canyon State Park in Waimea--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, stroll through Poipu Beach Park, visit a coastal fixture at Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site, and explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lihue day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Kihei to Lihue takes 3 hours. September in Lihue sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Opaekaa Falls, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach Park, &more), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and don't miss a visit to Polynesian Cultural Center.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lihue to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Kualoa Regional Park, Polynesian Cultural Center, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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