My wife and me will go to Kona for a week and this is our first time to Hawaii, we need help with our itinerary! Please tell me if my plans are workable, and if We are missing any sights. Any advice or recommendations are greatly appreciated.
Day 1 (9/19) - Arrive at Kona Airport at noon, pick up rental 4WD And head to volcano village. On the way will stop by captain cook, Puuhonua O Honaunau, south point and green sand beach. Check in at the volcano village.
Day 2 (9/20) - spend the whole day in volcanoes national park (jagger museum, thurston lava tube, chain of crates road)
Day 3 (9/21) - check out volcano village and head to Hilo. Spend two nights in Arnott's lodge. Sign up the tour to Maura kea.
Day 4 (9/22) - tsunami museum, rainbow fall, hot spring, kapoho, Isaac hale, Whittington
Day 5 (9/23) - take the Managua coast route to Waikoloa. Akaka fall, waipio valley, popolu black sand beach, The shops at Mauna laui for the Luau show at 7pm. Check in at Waikoloa Marriott.
Day 6 (9/24) - spend the day at the A-bay, and have the reservation for the Luau show at the Marriott at 5pm.
Day 7 (9/25) - check out and head to kona. kahaluu beach, join a snorkelling cruise.
Day 8 (9/26) - check out the hotel. Tour around the town, coffee tasting, farmers market. Fly back at 10pm.