8 days in Hawaii Itinerary

8 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lourdes
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  30 h
End: Lourdes

1
night
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
On the 28th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach and then kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina day trip tool.

Lourdes, France to Lahaina is an approximately 31- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Lourdes in March, things will get warmer in Lahaina: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maui Ocean Center, Kapalua Beach
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

1
night
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): head outdoors with Hawaii Offshore, stroll through Kahaluu Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mokuaikaua Church, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stroll around Maka'eo Walking Path.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona day trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Keauhou
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Swim with Dolphins
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach
Maka'eo Walking Path ©
Maka'eo Walking Path

3
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.
On the 31st (Tue), explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Kalama Beach Park, then stroll through Kailua Beach Park, and then take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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