30 days in Hawaii Itinerary

30 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
2
Princeville, Kauai
— 6 nights
3
Poipu, Kauai
— 5 nights
4
Kihei, Maui
— 6 nights
5
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Helicopter Tours and Waimea Bay. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Laniakea Beach, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through Sunset Beach Park, and contemplate the long history of Queen Emma Summer Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu vacation app.

Cincinnati to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Honolulu. Traveling from Cincinnati in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 75°F in Honolulu. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Princeville.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Byodo-In Temple, Kayaking & Canoeing, Waikele Premium Outlets, Turtle Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ko Olina Lagoons ©
Ko Olina Lagoons
Helicopter Tours
Waimea Bay ©
Waimea Bay

6
nights
Princeville, Kauai

Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Princeville Botanical Gardens and Kalalau Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Ke'e Beach (in Haena) and Kapaa (Sleeping Giant Trail, Photography Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Queen's Bath, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnels Beach, putt your heart out at Kauai Mini Golf & Botanical Gardens, and take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Princeville trip tool.

You can fly from Honolulu to Princeville in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Poipu.

Things to do in Princeville

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hanalei, Kauai, Kapaa, Kilauea, Ke'e Beach
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Princeville Botanical Gardens ©
Princeville Botanical Gardens
Queen's Bath ©
Queen's Bath

5
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Polihale State Park. Step out of Poipu to go to Wailua and see Lydgate State Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail, kick back and relax at Shipwreck Beach, steep yourself in history at Kilohana, and take in nature's colorful creations at National Tropical Botanical Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Poipu online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Princeville to Poipu takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Poipu are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Helicopter Tours, Polihale State Park, Lydgate State Park, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Allerton Garden ©
Allerton Garden
Zipline
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail
Maha'ulepu Heritage Trail

6
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Kapalua Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Lahaina (Kayaking & Canoeing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, &more), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ka'anapali) and Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center (in Makawao). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Kamaole Beach Park II, stroll through Kamaole Beach Park III, experience rural life at Surfing Goat Dairy, and sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kihei road trip website.

Fly from Poipu to Kihei in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Kula, Wailea, Kapalua Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Zipline
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kīlauea and Jagger Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Volcano: Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala), Hilo (Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery & Liliuokalani Gardens) and Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (in Papaikou). The adventure continues: trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead and take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Volcano day trip app.

Getting from Kihei to Volcano by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kihei in August, expect nights in Volcano to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are little chillier, around 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo, Punalu‘U Beach, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach

5
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Pololu Valley Lookout. Venture out of the city with trips to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Kohala Zipline (in Hawi) and Kealakekua Bay (in Captain Cook). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, look for gifts at Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation, take some stellar pictures from Waipiʻo Valley Lookout, and get close to the beloved marine mammals with Jack's Diving Locker.

Plan my Kailua-Kona trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Getting from Volcano to Kailua-Kona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kailua-Kona when traveling from Volcano in August, with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kohala Zipline, Kealakekua Bay, Hula Daddy Kona Coffee
Highlights from your plan
Kohala Zipline ©
Kohala Zipline
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee ©
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee

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