14 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

14 days in Island of Hawaii Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hilo
— 5 nights
2
Puako
— 3 nights
3
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 4 nights

5
nights
Hilo

Hilo ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hilo: Kailua-Kona (Mauna Kea, Mokuaikaua Church, &more) and Greenwell Farms (in Kealakekua). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, pick up some local products at Hilo Farmers Market, take a memorable drive along Saddle Road, and examine the collection at Lyman Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hilo travel planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hilo is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 14 hours. Traveling from Dubai in June, expect nights in Hilo to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Puako.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Papaikou, Banyan Drive, Greenwell Farms
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Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Helicopter Tours
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea

3
nights
Puako

Puako ©
Puako is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Puako: Kapaau (Ackerman Galleries & Statue "King Kamehameha") and Waipiʻo Valley Lookout (in Honokaa). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, explore the striking landscape of Puukohola National Historic Park, admire the verdant scenery at Pololu Valley Lookout, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kohala Historical Sites State Monument.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Puako trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hilo to Puako takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Puako sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Puako

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Kapaau, Kawaihae, Mauna Lani Resort , Waipiʻo Valley Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Waipiʻo Valley Lookout ©
Waipiʻo Valley Lookout
Puukohola National Historic Park ©
Puukohola National Historic Park

4
nights
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, stroll through Napau-Makaopuhi Crater Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Holei Sea Arch, and view the masterpieces at Volcano Art Center Gallery.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park route planning app.

Drive from Puako to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Puako in June, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Chain of Craters Rd
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Keanakakoi Crater Overlook ©
Keanakakoi Crater Overlook
Holei Sea Arch ©
Holei Sea Arch

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