9 days in Hawaii Itinerary

9 days in Hawaii Itinerary

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9 days in Hawaii Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ala Moana Center as well as Waikele Premium Outlets. On the 19th (Sun), revel in the low prices at Waikele Premium Outlets and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 20 hours. In May, Honolulu is warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Shopping

Side Trip

Waikele Premium Outlets
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Ala Moana Center ©
Ala Moana Center
Waikele Premium Outlets ©
Waikele Premium Outlets

1
night
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 list of things to see and do now includes Akaka Falls State Park, Kilauea Visitor Center, Royal Kona Coffee Center, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park and then get answers to all your questions at Maunakea Visitor Information Station.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Hilo, Kilauea Visitor Center, Royal Kona Coffee Center, Big Island Candies, Punalu‘U Beach
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Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Kilauea Visitor Center ©
Kilauea Visitor Center
Big Island Candies ©
Big Island Candies

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes T GALLERIA BY DFS, HAWAII, Kuhio Beach Hula Show, Holokai Kayak and Snorkel Adventure, and other attractions. Kids will appreciate attractions like Diamond Head State Monument and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Laie to see Polynesian Cultural Center about 1h 05 min away.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu in 4 hours. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Laniakea Beach, Holokai Kayak and Snorkel Adventure, Dole Plantation, Sharks Cove
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center

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