7 days in Hawaii Itinerary

7 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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7 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Hanalei, Kauai
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 12th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Hanalei Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanalei trip planning website .

Los Angeles to Hanalei is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Hanalei due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Hanalei is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Na Pali Coast State Park, Kalalau Trail
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Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Kalalau Trail ©
Kalalau Trail

2
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.
On the 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach and then explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Getting from Hanalei to Honolulu by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ho'okipa Beach Park, then stroll through Makena Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Kihei trip app .

Fly from Honolulu to Kihei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. In July in Kihei, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Wailea, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II

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