22 days in Hawaii Itinerary

22 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  17 h
1
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 9 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
3
Poipu, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Manila, Luzon

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

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 4th (Thu), kick back and relax at Richardson Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlsmith Beach Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, then take a memorable drive along Banyan Drive, and finally admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Hilo Coffee Mill, hike along Sulphur Banks, then contemplate the geological forces at Kīlauea, and finally examine the collection at Jagger Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hilo road trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Hilo is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Hilo is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Manila in June, expect Hilo to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo Coffee Mill, Jagger Museum, Banyan Drive
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Richardson Beach Park ©
Richardson Beach Park
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

9
nights
Lahaina, 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.
Bring the kids along to Zipline and Wailea Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Keawakapu Beach and Lahaina Harbor. Venture out of the city with trips to Haiku Mill (in Haiku), Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Kamaole Beach Park II (in Kihei). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore and take pictures at Hana Highway - Road to Hana, relax in the rural setting at Punakea Palms Coconut Farm, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baby Beach.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lahaina trip app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Hilo to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Lahaina are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haiku, Maui, Wailea, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kamaole Beach Park II
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach

2
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Kids will enjoy Shipwreck Beach and Mahaulepu Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zipline and Baby Beach. There's much more to do: hike along Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, stroll through Poipu Beach Park, steep yourself in history at Prince Kuhio Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

Plan a Poipu trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Poipu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach

7
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Photography Tours and Manoa Falls. Bring the kids along to Diamond Head State Monument and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Pupukea (Sharks Cove & Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument), Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Laniakea Beach, Waimea Bay, &more). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, head off the coast to Magic Island, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu route builder app.

You can fly from Poipu to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. In June in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pupukea, Kailua
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Skydiving

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