13 days in Oahu Itinerary

13 days in Oahu Itinerary

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13 days in Oahu Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Kapolei
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kahuku
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Tampa

7
nights
Kapolei

Kapolei ©
Kapolei is a master-planned community in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States, on the island of Oahu. Do some cultural sightseeing at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Byodo-In Temple. Get outdoors at Pu’U’Ohulu Kai and Ko Olina Lagoons. Change things up with these side-trips from Kapolei: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kayaking & Canoeing) and Honolulu (Kapiolani Regional Park, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, & more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Rita's Catholic Church, get outside with Stars Above Hawaii, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and admire all the interesting features of Nuuanu Pali Lookout.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kapolei route planning tool .

Tampa to Kapolei is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Kapolei is minus 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kahuku.

Things to do in Kapolei

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Honolulu, Kailua, Pu’U’Ohulu Kai, Byodo-In Temple, Nu’uanu Pali
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Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Pu’U’Ohulu Kai ©
Pu’U’Ohulu Kai
St. Rita's Catholic Church ©
St. Rita's Catholic Church

4
nights
Kahuku

Kahuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Koolauloa District on the island of Oahu, County of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Sunset Beach Park and Turtle Bay Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kahuku: Haleiwa (Shark Diving, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Opana Radar Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Waimea Bay, make a trip to North Shore, and appreciate the views at Waimea Valley.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kahuku travel route planner.

Drive from Kapolei to Kahuku in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kapolei in November, plan for slightly colder days in Kahuku, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kahuku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Opana Radar Site, North Shore
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Shark Diving
Opana Radar Site ©
Opana Radar Site
Laniakea Beach ©
Laniakea Beach

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