8 days in Hawaii Itinerary

8 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Drive to Kahului Airport, Fly to Washington Dulles International Airport


Honolulu, Oahu

— 4 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Family-friendly places like Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

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Washington to Honolulu is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Washington in June, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lahaina, Maui

— 3 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Iao Valley.

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Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 4 hours. In June in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Hawaii travel guide

Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.