42 days in Hawaii Itinerary

42 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lahaina, Maui
— 8 nights
2
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 9 nights
4
Hanalei, Kauai
— 6 nights
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 9 nights

8
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tamura's Fine Wine & Liquors and Maui On Metal. Reeflections Fine Art Gallery and Village Galleries in Lahaina will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahaina: Wailuku (Iao Valley, Scuba & Snorkeling, &more), Wailea (Makena Beach, Little Beach, &more) and Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park, Kamaole Beach Park II, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, shop like a local with Lahaina Galleries, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina visit planner.

Pune, India to Lahaina is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 15.5 hours traveling from Pune to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. April in Lahaina sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kihei, Wailuku, Maui, Kapalua
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 23:
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Kapalua Coastal Trail ©
Kapalua Coastal Trail
Keawakapu Beach ©
Keawakapu Beach
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Jagger Museum and Liliuokalani Gardens. Museum-lovers will get to explore 2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass and Volcano Art Center Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Volcano side-trips: Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala), Hilo (Hilo Farmers Market, Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery, &more) and Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (in Papaikou). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Kīlauea, trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, stop by Volcano Garden Arts, and explore the striking landscape at Holei Sea Arch.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Volcano trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Lahaina to Volcano by flight takes about 5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hilo, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Punalu‘U Beach, Uncle Robert's Awa Bar and Farmers Market, Kaimu Beach Park
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

9
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Honaunau Bay. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Waipio Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Captain Cook (Kealakekua Bay & The Painted Church), Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Puako) and Waikoloa (Genesis Galleries LLC & 49 Black Sand Beach). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, take in the exciting artwork at Trudy's Island Arts, stroll through Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), and sample the tasty concoctions at Kona Brewing Company.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Volcano to Kailua-Kona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Honaunau, Captain Cook, Hawi, Kawaihae
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 8:
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Honaunau Bay ©
Honaunau Bay

6
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. 7 Artists Gallery and Aloha 'n Paradise Espresso Bar will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hanalei Beach and Ke'e Beach. Explore Hanalei's surroundings by going to Queen's Bath (in Princeville), Talk Story Bookstore (in Hanapepe) and Koloa Monday Farmers Market (in Koloa). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Kalalau Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Pali Ke Kua Beach (Hideaway s Beach), take a memorable drive along Hanalei Valley Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at Princeville Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hanalei trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Hanalei takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Princeville, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Na Pali Coast State Park, Aloha 'n Paradise Espresso Bar
Find places to stay May 8 — 14:
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Ke'e Beach ©
Ke'e Beach
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

9
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lanikai Beach and Koko Crater Railway Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Kailua Beach Park and Bishop Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kailua) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). And it doesn't end there: get some jogging in at Ala Moana Beach Park, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the verdant scenery at Waimea Valley.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Hanalei to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. In May in Honolulu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Pupukea, Ko Olina Lagoons, Byodo-In Temple
Find places to stay May 14 — 23:
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

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