42 days in Kihei, Hana & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

42 days in Kihei, Hana & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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42 days in Kihei, Hana & Island of Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Fargo
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Kihei
— 32 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hana
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kailua-Kona
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Hilo
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Fargo


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32
nights
Kihei

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Pa'ako Beach (Secret Cove) (in Wailea), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ka'anapali) and Lahaina (Calvary Chapel Westside, Ka'anapali Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Kamaole Beach Park III, and kick back and relax at Makena Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kihei trip planning website .

Fargo to Kihei is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Fargo to Kihei. Traveling from Fargo in February, expect Kihei to be much warmer, temps between 81°F and 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Hana.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea, Maui, Wailuku, Kapalua
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

2
nights
Hana

Hana ©
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahanu Garden and then kick back and relax at Wai'anapanapa State Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Charles Lindbergh's Grave and then get impressive views of Haleakala Crater.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hana day trip planner.

Drive from Kihei to Hana in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In March in Hana, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hana

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Charles Lindbergh's Grave, Haleakala Crater
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Wai'anapanapa State Park ©
Wai'anapanapa State Park
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Kahanu Garden ©
Kahanu Garden

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Waipio Valley Lookout (in Honokaa) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, cruise along Saddle Road, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona journey builder tool .

Getting from Hana to Kailua-Kona by combination of car and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Waipiʻo Valley Lookout
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Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea

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.
On the 13th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hilo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Hilo sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
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Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens
Helicopter Tours

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