15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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15 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  2​h 15​min
2
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
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.
Visit Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Mauna Kea Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Swim with Dolphins and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, choose your vessel at Kona Boat Rentals, and explore the galleries of Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona tour planner.

Toronto, Canada to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, car, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Kailua-Kona is minus 5 hours. In February, Kailua-Kona is warmer than Toronto - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kona Coffee Living History Farm, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Mauna Kea Beach, Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Wailea Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Zipline (in Lahaina) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley, explore and take pictures at Haleakala Highway (Crater Road), pause for some serene contemplation at Kihei Baptist Chapel, and kick back and relax at Kalepolepo Beach Park.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kihei online trip planner .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Kihei by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailuku, Haleakala Highway (Crater Road), Haleakala Crater, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

6
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kawaiahao Church.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu driving holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. February in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Oahu, Haleiwa
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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