NEWBIE'S GUIDE TO WHAT
TO PACK FOR A TRIP TO HAWAII
everything may be purchased in Hawaii, the only things you really need
to take are money/credit or debit cards and any prescription medications
that you may require during your stay.
since most people like to take what they already have, here's a list of necessities:
that, you may want to add a few items for dressier situations. Hawaii
is very casual all the way around so you won't need much.
- stick to the minimum like eyeliner, mascara, and lipstick or
gloss. The exposure to sunshine will eliminate any need for blush
and the heat and humidity will cause foundation to slide.
- nothing extravagant. Inexpensive necklace, earrings, and ring will
although you might want to buy one of the local scents like
gardenia, ginger, orchid, and plumeria.
and short-sleeved shirt
Shoes or sandals
items that may enhance your visit:
jacket, sweater, long pants - if you're going to Mauna Loa on the Big
Island. If you're going up to Haleakala on the island of Maui to watch the sunrise
especially during the winter months, add long johns and gloves or
take a Space blanket to wrap around you.
shoes or hiking boots - if you plan on walking across lava for any
distance like at Haleakala or Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park.