Hawaii Transport

Hawaii transport is excellent with a number of options available depending on where you're visiting. Car hire is a popular way to get around Hawaii at your own convenience however there are plenty of other convenient and affordable Hawaii transport options. Taxis are readily available and there is also a great public transport system on the islands of Hawaii. The famous trolley as well as one of the best bus systems in America are at your disposal.

If you do wish to rent a car as your Hawaii transport, there are a number of major hire companies located on the island including Thrifty, Avis, Hertz, Alamo, National and Budget and many airports and hotels feature service desks where you can make arrangements. Taxis are also available on all the islands, with hotel service desks able to order you a car. However most major resorts also offer complimentary or highly discounted shuttle services within the local area so check with your concierge.

Travel between islands is primarily through Hawaiian Airlines and each island features its own Hawaii transport systems. Oahu is home to 'TheBus', an award-winning public transport system named 'America's Best Transit System' twice. There are 93 routes and 4,200 bus stops that service the entire island. Another popular way to get around Oahu is the Waikiki Trolley, which delivers passengers to a number of the island's most popular attractions including Bishop Museum, the Waikiki Aquarium, Iolani Palace, King Kamehameha Statue and more.

On Maui, the Maui Bus Public Transit System services the upcountry, south, central, west and Haiku 7 days a week. There is also a commuter service to assist in peak hour. On Kauai, the Kauai Bus services Kekaha to Hanalei and costs $2, with discounts available for seniors and children. On The Big Island, the Hele-On Bus offers a complimentary passenger service islandwide on schedule routes, however there are no municipal bus services on Lanai or Molokai.