8 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

8 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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8 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Augusta
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Waikoloa
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Augusta

4
nights
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
Do your shopping at Volcano Art Center Gallery and Hilo Farmers Market. Museum-lovers will get to explore Jagger Museum and Imiloa Astronomy Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park, Liliuokalani Gardens, & more), Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (in Papaikou) and Naalehu (Ka Lae & Papakōlea Green Sand Beach). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs.

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Augusta to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Augusta to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is minus 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Waikoloa.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilo, Naalehu, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Jagger Museum
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Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum

2
nights
Waikoloa

Waikoloa ©
Waikoloa Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Puukohola National Historic Park and Waipio Valley. Shop till you drop at Waikoloa Beach Resort and Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery. And it doesn't end there: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, get engrossed in the history at Parker Ranch, explore and take pictures at Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, and immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Waikoloa online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Waikoloa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Waikoloa when traveling from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in May, with lows around 73°F. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Waikoloa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Waimea, Puukohola National Historic Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Puukohola National Historic Park ©

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