22 days in Hawaii Itinerary

22 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + Bus:  23 h 15 min
1
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 15 min
2
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Lihue, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

4
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Maui Ocean Center and Ka'anapali Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kihei: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ka'anapali) and Lahaina (Zipline, Baldwin Home Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley, kick back and relax at Wailea Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalepolepo Beach Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Ghost Mission.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei tour builder site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Kihei is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Kihei is minus 7 hours. In December in Kihei, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailuku, Haleakala Crater, Parasailing & Paragliding, Waikamoi Preserve
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Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Akaka Falls State Park and Liliuokalani Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hilo: Swim with Dolphins (in Kailua-Kona) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Devastation Trail, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, &more). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, get curious at Imiloa Astronomy Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery, and get a new perspective on nature at Mokupapapa Discovery Center.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hilo online trip maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Kihei to Hilo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Swim with Dolphins
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Swim with Dolphins
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

3
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Family-friendly places like Poipu Beach Park and Hanalei Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Lihue: Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Hanalei Valley Lookout (in Hanalei) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, admire the sheer force of Opaekaa Falls, and explore the activities along Menehune Fishpond.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lihue vacation builder app.

Fly from Hilo to Lihue in 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Lihue can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kauai, Poipu, Hanalei, Kayaking & Canoeing, Na Pali Coast State Park
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Diamond Head State Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Lihue to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Honolulu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Swim with Dolphins, Kailua Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
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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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