15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Keawakapu Beach and Kamaole Beach Park III. You'll get in some beach time at Ulua Beach and Kapalua Beach. Step out of Kihei to go to Kahakuloa and see Karen Lei's Gallery, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kamaole Beach Park II, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wailea Beach Path, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kihei is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, with highs in Kihei at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Wailuku, Kapalua Beach, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, Karen Lei's Gallery
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Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Get some cultural insight at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kealakekua Bay. Get in touch with nature at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Greenwell Farms. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Honaunau Bay (in Honaunau). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and get a taste of the local shopping with Kona Joe Coffee.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. November in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kealakekua, Honaunau, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kealakekua Bay
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Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Honaunau Bay ©
Honaunau Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, stop by Hilo Coffee Mill, then hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), and finally view the masterpieces at Volcano Art Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, then get impressive views of Kīlauea, then admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hilo trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Hilo, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo Coffee Mill, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Jagger Museum
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Kapiolani Regional Park. National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and Byodo-In Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, stroll through Koko Crater Railway Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. In November in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple
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Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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