21 days in Hawaii Itinerary

21 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Kailua-Kona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pahala
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Volcano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Pahoa
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
5
Hilo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Kapaau
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Kukuihaele
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
8
Haleiwa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Honolulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
You've now added Greenwell Farms to your itinerary. On the 18th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Greenwell Farms and then enjoy the sand and surf at Makalawena/Pu'u Ali'i. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Kahalu'u Beach Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary maker website.

Vancouver, Canada to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Vancouver to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in April: high temperatures in Kailua-Kona hover around 33°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pahala.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenwell Farms, Kahalu'u Beach Park
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Kahalu'u Beach Park ©
Kahalu'u Beach Park
Greenwell Farms ©
Greenwell Farms

1
night
Pahala

Pahala ©
Pahala is a census-designated place in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Punalu‘U Beach has been added to your itinerary. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Punalu‘U Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wood Valley Temple.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Pahala visit planner.

You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Pahala in 2 hours. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Pahala: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Volcano.

Things to do in Pahala

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach

1
night
Volcano

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Volcano Garden Arts, take a memorable drive along Devastation Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

Plan a Volcano trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Pahala to Volcano in an hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pahala in April: highs in Volcano hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Pahoa.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Devastation Trail ©
Devastation Trail
Volcano Garden Arts ©
Volcano Garden Arts

2
nights
Pahoa

Pahoa ©
Pāhoa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawai‘i County, Hawai‘i, United States located in the District of Puna. You've now added Lava Tree State Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Lava Tree State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kaimu Beach Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pahoa driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Volcano to Pahoa in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Pahoa are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hilo.

Things to do in Pahoa

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kaimu Beach Park ©
Kaimu Beach Park

2
nights
Hilo

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akaka Falls State Park as well as Hilo Farmers Market. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): shop like a local with Hilo Farmers Market, then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, then admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally kick back and relax at Richardson Beach Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pahoa to Hilo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Hilo, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Kapaau.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Richardson Beach Park ©
Richardson Beach Park
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

3
nights
Kapaau

Kapaau ©
Kapaau is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States, at the northern tip of the big island of Hawaii. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kapaau online attractions planner.

Getting from Hilo to Kapaau by car takes about 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hilo in April: highs in Kapaau hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to Kukuihaele.

Things to do in Kapaau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Puukohola National Historic Park
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Puukohola National Historic Park ©
Puukohola National Historic Park

2
nights
Kukuihaele

Kukuihaele ©
Kukuihaele is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get impressive views of Kohala.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kukuihaele trip planner.

You can drive from Kapaau to Kukuihaele in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kukuihaele can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel to Haleiwa.

Things to do in Kukuihaele

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Kohala
Highlights from your plan
Kohala ©
Kohala

2
nights
Haleiwa

Haleiwa ©
Haleiwa is a North Shore community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Waialua District of the island of Oahu, City and County of Honolulu. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Pupukea Beach Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ehukai Beach Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Haleiwa trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kukuihaele to Haleiwa. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kukuihaele in May; daily highs in Haleiwa reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Honolulu.

Things to do in Haleiwa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ehukai Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Ehukai Beach Park ©
Ehukai Beach Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Hawaiian Center, Hawaii State Art Museum, Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, and other attractions you added. You'll get in some beach time at Waikiki Beach and Lanikai Beach. There's more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Pele's Chair.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Honolulu online holiday planner.

Getting from Haleiwa to Honolulu by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Haleiwa in May, Honolulu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lanikai Beach, Hoomaluhia Botanical Gardens, Pele's Chair
Highlights from your plan
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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