12 days in Hawaii Itinerary

12 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Koko Crater Railway Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Your inner history buff will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and Saint Augustine by-the-Sea. Change things up with a short trip to Lanikai Pillboxes in Kailua (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, and explore the gorgeous colors at Pele's Chair.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu online trip builder.

Brisbane, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Brisbane in November, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

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Kihei, Maui

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kamaole Beach Park III and Spas. Escape the urban bustle at Kamaole Beach Park II and Wailea Beach Path. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Big Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maui Brewing Company, and walk around Cove Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei trip maker website.

Getting from Honolulu to Kihei by flight takes about 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Kihei are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Spas

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Wailea Beach Path
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Richardson Beach Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rainbow Falls and Carlsmith Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hilo: Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe) and Sulphur Banks (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Reeds Bay Beach Park, and stop by Hilo Coffee Mill.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Hilo online vacation builder.

Getting from Kihei to Hilo by flight takes about 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Sulphur Banks
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