The weather stays warm when it rains , so not many people wear rain jackets or boots. You’ll still see flip flops all around. When planning what to pack for Hawaii , choose breezy tops and casual shorts or capris.
Kona is the only region in the islands where summer rainfall exceeds winter rainfall . Our wettest month is September but this is no reason to avoid Kailua this month as in general (but by no means as a rule) it rains in the late afternoon or in the early evening.
While for most of Hawaii, the winter months are generally the rainiest, Kona’s drier season is generally from November through March, while the rainy season runs from April through October. However, there is not a striking difference between the two, especially in the area around Kailua-Kona.
RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED ITEMS: Pineapple and bromeliad plants and fruits. Passion fruit plants and seeds. Cruciferous root vegetables (radish, turnip, daikon, horseradish, rutabaga) Corn on the cob. Citrus and pulpy fruits from Florida & Puerto Rico. Taro and dasheen. Coconuts.
For ladies , that means casual skirts, dresses and slacks as well as capri pants and nice (dressier) shorts along with a casual blouse. A light sweater is useful to bring — especially if you are visiting Hawaii in winter months.
A vacation to Hawaii for one week usually costs around $1,882 for one person. So, a trip to Hawaii for two people costs around $3,765 for one week . A trip for two weeks for two people costs $7,529 in Hawaii .
Top 10 Places to Visit in Hawaii Waikiki Beach. Oahu. Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park. Kauai. Haleakala National Park. Maui. Road to Hana. Maui. Moloka’i’s Kalaupapa National Historical Park. Maui. Trip to Lana’i. Maui. Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Big Island . Kona Coffee Farms. Big Island .
Located just north of Hapuna Beach on the island’s northern coast , Mauna Kea Beach is truly one of the Big Island’s most exceptional destinations. The sand at Mauna Kea Beach , also known as Kaunaoa Beach , extends for almost a quarter of a mile, forming a perfect crescent shape in front of the Mauna Kea Resort.
Reports from the State Department of Health indicate that travel to the Big Island is perfectly safe . The director, Dr. Virginia Pressler, says, “The air quality for the vast majority of the Hawaiian Islands is clean and healthy. This includes Hilo, Pahoa and the Kona and Kohala coasts on the island of Hawaii.”
Most visitors come to Hawaii when the weather is lousy elsewhere. Thus, the high season —when prices are up and resorts are often booked to capacity—is generally from mid-December to March or mid-April. In particular, the last 2 weeks of December and first week of January, are prime time for travel to Hawaii .
Visiting the Kona ( West ) Side This side of the island is dry and barren, with lava fields stretching as far as you can see in some places. But the weather is considerably drier here than on the east side and the beaches are far superior on this side of the island too (even if some of them take a little work to access).
Old Kona Airport State Park sea temperatures peak in the range 26 to 28°C (79 to 82°F) on around the 15th of September and are at their minimum on about the 28th of February, in the range 24 to 25°C (75 to 77°F ). Year round warm sea temperatures at Old Kona Airport State Park climb to their warmest in mid September.
Check out these incredible things to do on the Big Island : Go on a Helicopter Tour. Snorkel with Manta Rays. Zipline through the Rain Forest. Sail into the sunset on a Dinner Cruise. Search for whales on a Whale Watching Cruise (seasonal) Tour Waipio Valley. Play a round at one of the Big Island’s top golf courses.