21 days in Hawaii Itinerary

21 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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21 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Fly:  27​h
1
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Lihue, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Kalgoorlie-Boulder

4
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hilo: Kailua-Kona (Swim with Dolphins, Mauna Kea, & more) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Devastation Trail, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, & more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and stroll the grounds of Alae Cemetery.

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Australia to Hilo is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Hilo, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in September: highs in Hilo hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hilo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Swim with Dolphins
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

4
nights
Kihei, Maui

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lahaina Banyan Court (in Lahaina) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). The adventure continues: cruise along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, relax in the rural setting at Kula Country Farms, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Awakening Church.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kihei online holiday maker .

Getting from Hilo to Kihei by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Kihei are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Wailuku, Kula Country Farms, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Lahaina Banyan Court, Haleakala Crater
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana

3
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Step out of Lihue with an excursion to Waimea Canyon State Park in Waimea--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, enjoy the sea views from Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site, and admire the sheer force of Wailua Falls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lihue trip planner.

Getting from Kihei to Lihue by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Opaekaa Falls, Waimea Canyon State Park
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

7
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 find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach Park, & more), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, take a memorable tour with Tours, and kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Lihue to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Kualoa Regional Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Polynesian Cultural Center
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 26:
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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