• Sunset over tide pools, Hawaii

Hawaii Holidays

Holidays in Hawaii offer the ultimate island getaway in the USA, complete with volcanic national parks, exotic wildlife and spectacular drives. This archipelago of over 19 islands, six of which are open to tourism, boasts unique ecosystems and wildlife that you won’t find anywhere else on earth. Hop between these tropical gems for chic resorts set on beautiful beaches, ideal for a romantic couple’s break or sumptuous family holiday.

If you’re looking for adventure, explore Hawaii’s natural treasures, from towering waterfalls and lush Jurassic scenery to multi-coloured beaches and volcanic wonders. Drive the winding Hana Highway on Maui for a taste of Hawaii’s beauty, or take a helicopter tour for aerial views. Don’t miss Volcanoes National Park to see lava tubes, craters and the world’s most active volcano, Kilauea.

Destination Highlights
  • Relax on world famous beaches
  • Explore Volcanoes National Park
  • Drive the winding road to Hana
  • Take a helicopter tour
  • Tour Pearl Harbour and Honolulu
  • Swim with manta rays

Our favourite hotels

Our favourite places to stay are below. We know everyone is different, so if you can’t see something you like, we'd be more than happy to help.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Hawaii Island

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£4,729 pp

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa

Kauai

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£2,839 pp

Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa
Unique

Volcano House

Hawaii Island

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£2,309 pp

Volcano House

Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort

Maui

H&J Rating
Average: 4.5 (1 vote)

Guide Price

£4,019 pp

Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort

Time Zone

GMT -11 hours

Flight Time

Approx. 16 hours; flights are indirect via mainland USA

Currency

USD – US Dollar

Visa Information

Ensure you have a valid ESTA prior to travel

Language

Hawaii is the only American state to have two official languages, Hawaiian and English

Health Information

No vaccinations are required for travel to Hawaii

Learn to surf, watch lava from the worlds most active volcano, fly high above the Jurassic landscape, snorkel with majestic Manta Rays or relax on white, golden, black and even pink or green sand beaches. These beautiful islands offer you so much choice during your Hawaii holiday that you will fall in love and won't want to come home.

  • Sunset Odyssey Tour

    Helicopter Tours

    The best way to appreciate Hawaii’s incredible landscapes is from above. Take a helicopter tour for magnificent views of Jurassic forests, crashing waterfalls, whale pods and lava flows over the islands. Choose from a range of helicopter tours covering different routes, from a Molokai Voyage to Haleakala Crater or Sunset Odyssey tour.

  • Kilauea lava flow

    Volcanoes National Park

    Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii Island is home to the world’s most active volcano, Kilauea, as well as its largest, Mauna Loa, which rises over 13,600 feet above sea level. Tour the 333,000 acre park to see deserts, rainforests, lava tubes and volcanic craters. Try the Crater Rim Drive, walk through the Thurston Lava Tube and see Puu Oo Vent spurt lava from underground tubes straight into the ocean.

  • The Hana Highway

    Drive Maui’s famous Hana Highway, a 103 kilometre stretch of road that traverses 54 bridges and over 600 curves. The windy road takes you through forests and along the coast, past eucalyptus trees, Black Sand Beach and Waianapanapa State Park. Stop off at Keanae Peninsula, the Bamboo Forest, Wailua Falls and the Garden of Eden, where the opening scenes of Jurassic Park were filmed.

Select month

Average weather in January

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
26ºC
78mm
  • Whale watching is at its peak
  • Big wave surf season on Hawaii's north shores

Average weather in February

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
26ºC
90mm
  • Whale watching is at its peak

Average weather in March

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
26ºC
88mm
  • Whale watching is at its peak

Average weather in April

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
26ºC
52mm

Average weather in May

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
27ºC
38mm

Average weather in June

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
28ºC
43mm

Average weather in July

Good travel weather

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Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
28ºC
57mm

Average weather in August

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
29ºC
34mm

Average weather in September

Good travel weather

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Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
29ºC
61mm

Average weather in October

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
29ºC
80mm

Average weather in November

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
27ºC
124mm
  • Big wave surf season on Hawaii's north shores

Average weather in December

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Hawaii
26ºC
87mm
  • Whale watching season begins
  • Big wave surf season on Hawaii's north shores
  • Charlie, Destination Manager

    Charlie

    Destination Manager

    “The only way to explore Hawaii is by island hopping. Each island has its own hidden gems and you won't be disappointed. Maui is so laid back and Kaanapali beach is perfect for sunrise. Kauai has some of the best landscapes and a boat trip along the Na Pali coast line. In Oahu you can learn how to surf, paddle board, or even just sit back and watch. Whichever combination you choose, you’ll want to come back – it's one of my favourite places.”

Our Hawaii destinations

Hawaii

Hawaii Island

Hawaii Island

Hawaii

Maui

Maui
Manele Bay Cliffs

Hawaii

Lanai

Lanai
Na Pali Coast State Park

Hawaii

Kauai

Kauai
Overlooking the Halemaunau Crater

Hawaii

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
North Shore

Hawaii

Oahu

Oahu

Types of Hawaii holidays

Na Pali Coast State Park

Hawaii Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays
Driving around the Island

Self Drive Hawaii

Self Drive Hawaii

Frequently Asked Questions

Flights to Hawaii take around 16 hours excluding stopovers. Although there are currently no direct flights to Hawaii from the UK, there are numerous flights available via Vancouver, Seattle, LA, New York and Washington DC to a number of Hawaiian Islands with United Airways, British Airways, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and Delta. 

There are eight main islands in Hawaii: Hawaii Island, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau and Kahoolawe, although the latter two islands are often overlooked. There are also numerous smaller atolls and islets within the archipelago, which – if factored in – bring the total to more than 100. You can stay overnight on five of the eight islands and the best way to experience the destination is by island-hopping.

This world-famous beach is located on the south shore of Honolulu on the Hawaii island of Oahu and in the 1800s was home to Hawaiian royalty. Waikiki – known in Hawaiian as 'spouting waters'  – had its first hotel built on its shores in 1901; the Moana Surfrider is the main hotel and resort area on Oahu. Visitors from around the world visit Waikiki Beach for fantastic shopping, dining in an array of restaurants and of course learning to surf.

Hawaiian cuisine has been inspired by settlers and sailors over the years who have visited these islands of paradise that they later made their home; from Polynesian and Chinese to Portuguese and Japanese, Hawaii has a blend of flavours from around the world. You can taste Hawaiian cuisine throughout the islands, but one meal in particular that we recommend is kalua pork; which is cooked slowly underground (often at a traditional Hawaiian luau) that results in tender, juicy smoked meat.

No visit to the Hawaiian Islands would be complete without a visit to a Hawaiian lū‘au, which is a traditional Hawaiian party or feast with live music and performances. Today, friends and family get together for a luau to celebrate special occasions, including a graduation, wedding and, most commonly, a birthday. You can experience a luau for yourself at many hotels across the islands or at a Polynesian cultural centre on Oahu or Maui, where you can also learn to hula dance.

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