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Date suggestions, need to change

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Date suggestions, need to change

We were planning on visiting Hawaii (Maui and Kauai) for two weeks next summer starting 6/15. Now it looks like we are going to have to move our dates. Which would be better:

6/24-7/8 or 8/17-8/29.

Looking for weather, crowds, and pricing differences.

Thanks!

Healy, Alaska
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1. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

In later August, many families will be heading back to home state to get kids ready for school . . . but summer is a busy time over all. I don't think it would matter that much - just make sure you book your lodging & car rental early. :)

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2. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

All your proposed dates are during high season. I don't think either will be significantly different. If you could move your trip to early September after Labor Day (9/1) the crowds will be less.

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3. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

The weather and ocean conditions would be similar. You might find fewer families with school-age children in late August.

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4. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

I would also take the late August dates, most schools in California now start in late August with will cut down on the crowds during this time. (California visitors make up a huge percentage of visitors to Hawaii)

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5. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

I would take the later dates, too. In addition to mainland visitors not being as thick, our schools here start up in early August.

Princeville, Hawaii
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6. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

I would pick late August also. Avoid the July 4th crowd.

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7. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

Toss up! If at all possible, I would delay into September or October or early November.

Note that the first set of dates includes July 4th.

Are you spending both weeks on Oahu? Why not split your nights and see another Island?

Healy, Alaska
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8. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

BLBL - they are seeing Maui & Kauai - she did mention that in the post. :)

Midland, Michigan
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9. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

We are limited by school vacations, school here starts after Labor Day.

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10. Re: Date suggestions, need to change

Sorry, Coalminer ... I have "Oahu Brain."