Big Reasons To Go For Hawaii Vacation In July 2019

Hawaii is a year-round vacation destination in the US state, but the best time to visit the islands is usually in April, May, September, and October. Whereas, June to November months are considered as a hurricane season, but dangerous storms are quite rare. If you are a true traveler, you would like this post as it gives you great reasons to visit in July month. This is the time when most of the tourists skip Hawaii tours from their travel bucket list. So, brace yourself to get revealed to some of the most important reasons to visit Hawaii, especially in July month.

Before you scroll down to find out the key reasons for Hawaii vacations, it is wise to actually get an idea on the weather condition in Hawaii in July.


What is the Weather Condition in Hawaii in July?

If you are planning to travel to Hawaii during July, you should know that in this month, the breathtaking backdrops of Hawaii island becomes the highlight of the island. This becomes more prominent in the middle of the month when there is a little more breeze around the shore along with little rains. However, July is not considered as the best season to visit Hawaii, still, it is the right time to visit the beautiful and soothing beaches to have a peace of mind. 

The entire month of July remains soaring hot as you will find the temperature is high most of the time but with some soothe drizzling rains, you feel alive. So July is a perfect time of the year when you can get your sunglasses and umbrella ready all long month. This summer weather is a perfect month for Americans as they celebrate Independence Day on July 4th and the school year ends this month. This is a popular time to visit around America cities and islands. 

The Main Highlights of Hawaii in July

Hawaii, itself is a popular vacation destination in America, which needs no sugar-coated introduction to the crowd. But, there are many highlights of the events that entice tourists to visit Hawaii in July month. Here are some events and festivals that are the highlights of the month:

  • Fourth of July or Independence Day (Hawaii): Independence Day, or known as 4th of July is one of the key reasons to visit Hawaii and also the main highlight of the event is the astonishing fireworks that compel tourists to hit the place during the event. There are many places around the city, where an amazing set of fireworks take place and here is the list of areas:

  • Ala Moana Beach Park Fireworks (Oahu)

  • Kailua Fireworks (Oahu)

  • Lahaina Fireworks (Maui)

  • Kekaha Fireworks (Kauai)

  • Lihue Fireworks (Kauai)

  • Hawaii’s Big Island

These are some popular destinations in Hawaii where you see spectacular displays and some of the top Hawaiian performances that compel visitors to keep coming back every year. Besides this, Kailua-Kona alongside Ali’i Drive and Waikoloa Beach Resort also hosts firework event. 

  • Koloa Plantation Days (Kauai): A 10-day celebration is held on the Sunny South Shore of Kauai in July. The event is held to celebrate the first sugar plantation in Hawaii, the first sugar plantation was founded in 1853 in which different ethnic groups come together to work on the sugar plantations of Kauai. Hawaiians give warm welcome to these ethnic groups by including dance, music, food, parade, and rodeo to the celebrations. Through this event, you would also get to see the culture and community of Hawaii, which makes it quite popular among visitors. 

  • Honolulu Surf Film Festival (Oahu): This is a month-long film festival that was held in July month at the Honolulu Museum of Arts. The best of the genres are screened at this film festival and at the end of the festival, the name of the winner is announced. All from classic to contemporary long and shorts films are screened throughout the festival and this year in 2019, this film festival closes with a tribute to a big wave surfer Kimo Hollinger and a screening of Bud Browne's Gun Ho. This is yet another highlight of Hawaii that can be enjoyed in the month of July. 

  • Prince Lot Hula Festival (Oahu): This annual Oahu event held every year at historic Iolani Palace in the month of July. It is the largest non-competitive hula celebration in Hawaii that showcases different dance performances from renowned hula groups. No entrance fee or registration fee is required to attend the program. Besides dance performances, a Hawaiian themed craft fair, and cultural demonstrations are the main attractions of the area. The food and refreshments are available during the program but you need to buy them. There is a huge display of limited edition t-shirts and Kokua buttons as souvenirs are also available. Therefore, this is one of the best places to visit when you are willing to purchase some special souvenirs for your friends while embracing the beautiful Hawaii culture. 

  • The Joy of Sake (Oahu): The capital city of Hawaii, Honolulu hosts a colossal annual sake tasting event at the end of July or in the first week of August. The primary purpose of holding this event is to learn about sake through real tasting experiences. In simpler words, this non-profit organization mission is to spread sake education around the world. Over 300 sakes being poured during the event and some of the best Honolulu’s restaurants take part in the event to distinguish themselves by just not presenting delicious cuisines but also adding a magical ingredient to their meal. 

  • Pineapple Festival (Maui): Lanai is the smallest island in Hawaii that is quite close to Maui and this Pineapple festival is an annual Lanai event that is celebrated to pay tribute to the time when Lanai produces 75% of the world’s pineapples. If you are traveling around Maui, take a ferry to Lanai to be a part of this festival. There are no such activities running on Lanai island usually but in the month of July, the visitors enjoy the different shades of the festival. This event is perfect for families as it includes crafts, games, exhibitors, food counters, etc. and fireworks are used to wind up the festival. Souvenirs are the best way to showcase your visit to this island and they can also be presented to your friends as a token of love. 

Adventure Activities to do in Hawaii in July month 

There are some adventurous things in Hawaii you should try your hand on that are mentioned below:

  • Snorkeling 

  • Deep Sea Fishing

  • Scuba Diving 

  • Parasailing

  • Big Wave Surfing 

  • Mountain Tubing 

  • Whale Watching 

  • Ziplining 

  • Rappelling 

  • Swimming

  • Hiking

  • Kayaking

Wrapping Up 

Now you are revealed to some of the best reasons that would compel you to visit Hawaii. The aforementioned reasons are enough to shut those mouths who say that Hawaii should be skipped in the month of July. Time to see the magic on your own!

Before planning out a trip to Hawaii, it is always a wise move to contact a professional travel agent to help you out with some major bookings. So, what are you waiting for, pack your bags and Go Hawaii? 



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