11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

11 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
2
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Honolulu online day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Honolulu, with highs around °C, while nights are warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kihei: Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court & Ka'anapali Beach) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, examine the collection at Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kalepolepo Beach Park.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Kihei attractions planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Kihei in 3 hours. September in Kihei sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Lahaina, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Haleakala Crater
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): hike along Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and then explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku). On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, thenstop by Basically Books, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hilo road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Kihei to Hilo takes 3 hours. In September in Hilo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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