18 days in Oahu Itinerary

18 days in Oahu Itinerary

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18 days in Oahu Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  15​h 30​min
1
Kapolei
— 8 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Waianae
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Honolulu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Kahuku
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Ottawa

8
nights
Kapolei

Kapolei ©
Kapolei is a master-planned community in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States, on the island of Oahu. Visit Ko Olina Lagoons and Kahe Point Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Paradise Cove Beach. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 30th (Sat) at Wet'n'Wild Hawaii. The adventure continues: get outside with Stars Above Hawaii, have some family-friendly fun at Podium Raceway, take a stroll through Ko Olina Marina, and cruise along Ihilani Spa.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kapolei sightseeing planner .

Ottawa, Canada to Kapolei is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ottawa to Kapolei, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ottawa in June, with highs in Kapolei at 34°C and lows at 25°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off toWaianae.

Things to do in Kapolei

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ko Olina Golf Club ©
Ko Olina Golf Club
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stars Above Hawaii ©
Stars Above Hawaii

2
nights
Waianae

Waianae ©
Waianae is a census-designated place (CDP) in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then take in the exciting artwork at Haleiwa Art Gallery, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hale'iwa Farmers' Market, and finally make a trip to Wyland Galleries.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Waianae road trip planning site .

Waianae is very close to Kapolei. In July, daytime highs in Waianae are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Honolulu.

Things to do in Waianae

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kaneana Cave
Highlights from your plan
Kaneana Cave ©
Kaneana Cave
Haleiwa Art Gallery ©
Haleiwa Art Gallery
Wyland Galleries ©
Wyland Galleries

2
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Kapiolani Regional Park and then stroll through Waikiki Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu online itinerary planner .

Drive from Waianae to Honolulu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Waianae in July; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kahuku.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kapiolani Regional Park ©
Kapiolani Regional Park

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sharks Cove and Waimea Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Diving and Waimea Valley. When in Kahuku, make a side trip to see Laniakea Beach in Haleiwa, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach Park, play a few rounds at Turtle Bay Golf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ehukai Beach Park, and pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kahuku trip planner .

You can drive from Honolulu to Kahuku in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, Kahuku is little chillier than Honolulu - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kahuku

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pupukea
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Waimea Valley ©
Waimea Valley
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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