Hawaii Holidays

Boasting sensational views, tropical rainforests, volcanic deserts, and long sandy beaches: Hawaii is perfect for all to visit, from explorers to love-birds, all year round.

Hawaii’s Climate

The Hawaiian Islands have only two seasons; summer and winter, so the weather remains consistent with slight shifts in temperature throughout the year.

The summer months, May to October, have an average temperature of 85ºF (29ºC) and the winter months, November to April, have an average of 78ºF (25ºC). So whenever you book your Hawaiian escape with sunshine.co.uk you can expect paradise conditions.

For the adventurous, there are diverse micro-environments across the islands to explore with varying weather, plants and wildlife including lush mountains, tropical rainforests, and volcanic deserts.

If you want to witness Hawaii’s ‘sport of kings’ surfing then big wave season hits between November and February on the North Shore with world-class competitions. There are viewer-friendly beaches at Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach, and the Banzai Pipeline.

Things to do in Hawaii

Perfect scenery makes Hawaii one of the world’s most popular destinations for weddings and honeymoons. Whether you are celebrating romance or travelling with family and friends there is plenty to do and see.

Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes on earth, take a drive around the crater rim and check out the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the largest in the state. The Kalalau Trail is an excellent way to experience Hawaii's beauty with a 22-mile hike taking you along picturesque coastlines.

History enthusiasts should visit the world famous Pearl Harbour with its four museums and rich past. King Kalakaua’s Iolani Palace is also fascinating, built by the islands last reigning king in 1882, the grand home is now a museum and place of cultural significance.

If golf is your sport there are many stunning courses to choose from with impeccable views. If you fancy water-sports then the incredibly vast Waikiki Beach, on the south shore of Oahu island, is a great place for surfing and a range of other activities from canoeing to shopping. When the sun sets it’s also a perfect spot to relax with a cocktail.

Lahaina Beach on Maui offers an authentic experience with traditional hula dancing shows and for those with smaller children, there are calmer waters at Poipu Beach Park. We have a range of cheap and easy to book package deals for several Hawaiian destinations, allowing you to tailor your holiday at sunshine.co.uk.

Food & Drink in Hawaii

Across Hawaii, there are restaurants serving food from across the globe but for a more traditional experience head to the capital Honolulu and try Poke (a delicious raw fish salad) at Ono Seafood. Helena’s Hawaiian Food in Kalihi is also highly recommended serving tourists and locals since 1946.

Lava Lava Beach Club on the main island is a typical Hawaiian beach bar complete with tiki torches and serve $5 cocktails at happy hour. Give a Mai Tai a try!

Travel Tips for Hawaii Holidays

Flight time - roughly 16.5 hours from the UK with a USA transfer.
Currency - US Dollar
Best time to visit - All Year-round
A Travel Visa is necessary to visit
Take the warning signs at beaches seriously, the water can be rough!
If visiting the volcanoes do check the park is open first as fumes can sometimes cause
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