Overview of Honeymoons in Hawaii
The majority of tourists are acquainted with the eight largest Hawaiian islands, including the island of Hawaii itself. This is the largest island, or main island, and has been given the affectionate nickname of ‘Big Island’ so as not to be confused with the name of the state. Hundreds of islands, covering a distance of more than 2400 km make up the state of Hawaii. Probably most well known as a surf destination, the home of Pearl Harbour, luaus – an Hawaiian party - and its volcano laden landscape, Hawaii has more to offer. When you book your honeymoon in Hawaii you can participate in film festivals, an international hula dancing competition, and various other cultural events. Famous for their big smiles and friendly, welcoming nature, you will be warmly welcomed by the locals when you arrive for your honeymoon in Hawaii.
Work these activities into your itinerary on your honeymoon in Hawaii and you won’t be sorry!
- Take a hike through Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. You’ll get to know Pele, the volcano goddess, and experience an integral part of what makes Hawaii so special.
- Take a tour of the Iolani Palace in Honolulu, Oahu. It’s the United States’ only royal palace!
- Join a luau! The locals will give you lessons in lei making, you’ll enjoy delicious food, traditional games and lots of fun!
North America weather
Make sure you choose the right time of year to visit North America for your honeymoon.
When to go:
Hawaii enjoys a tropical climate, characterized by a wet season (October to April) and a dry season (May to September). Temperatures are pleasant year round, and fluctuate between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius for most of the year. As Hawaii does have areas of higher elevation, it is possible to experience snowfall in some areas, and colder temperatures if that’s your preference. A honeymoon in Hawaii can be enjoyed anytime of the year, where you can expect sunshine during the day and warm nights.
American Airlines operate out of London Heathrow to Honolulu, Hawaii. Their flights take approximately 20 hours with one touch down en route.
The local currency is Lempira however US Dollars are also used.
Couples traveling from Ireland for a honeymoon in Hawaii do not require a visa to enter the United States. You will be required to be in possession of a valid passport, and to apply at least 72 hours in advance for a visa waiver online. This application can be made in a couple of minutes and is free of charge. Visit https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov for more details and to complete the application. Without this waiver, you will not be permitted to board any flight heading for the United States, so be sure to complete the application before you leave for your honeymoon in Hawaii.