8 days in Hawaii Itinerary

8 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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

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.
On the next day, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, take a memorable drive along Saddle Road, thenadmire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Hilo day trip planning app.

New York City to Hilo is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Hilo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Saddle Road, Steam Vents, Jagger Museum, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
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Saddle Road
Saddle Road
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Makena Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park II, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park III. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, take an in-depth tour of Story of Hawaii Museum, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and finally stroll through Kapalua Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kihei travel planner.

You can fly from Hilo to Kihei in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kihei can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Story of Hawaii Museum, Makena Beach, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kapalua Beach
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Makena Beach ©
Makena Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenkick back and relax at Lanikai Beach, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Byodo-In Temple, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kualoa Regional Park. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ala Moana Beach Park, thenhike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip site.

Traveling by flight from Kihei to Honolulu takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Kualoa Regional Park, Byodo-In Temple
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail

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