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Help planning a Hawaii trip

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Help planning a Hawaii trip

Hi, My husband and I along with our two kids will be visiting Hawaii in Feb 2008. We are planning to visit 4 islands in twelve days. Is this feasible? Also we are planning to sightsee the big island for 4 days. Is this enough? These are the following areas we plan to cover in 4 days.

1. Akaka Falls S.P.

2. Hawaii Volcano N.P.

3. Ka Lae

4. Kealakekua Bay

5. Kona coffee plantation

6. Liliukalani Gardens

7.Mauna Kea

8. Punaluu Black sand Beach

9. Puukohola Heiau national Historic site

10. Puuhonua O national historic Park

11. Samuel Spencer beach park

12. Waipio valley

13. Hilo - Pacific Tsunami museum

Are these too many places to cover in 4 days? Have I missed any interesting place? How do we plan this tour ? We like to hike short distance, but we can't do any water activities. Should we stay in one place all 4 nights or do we stay in different places each night? Also, is Feb a good time to visit or is it going to be a rainy season? Thank you in advance for all the help .


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1. Re: Help planning a Hawaii trip

Four islands in 12 days?! You will be wasting so much time (basically a full day every time!) with traveling between the islands. I certainly would cut the trip to two islands, or three the most.

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2. Re: Help planning a Hawaii trip

I don't think I would try to do 4 islands in 12 days. Each day you have to pack, get to the airport, rent the car and check-in to your new destination you've pretty much lost that day for exploring anywhere. I wouldn't want to try more than 2 islands for a 12 day trip.

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