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Snow in Hawaii

It may surprise some, but the Aloha State is no stranger to freezing temperatures, snowfall and even blizzards. Fortunately, Hawaiian snow is confined to the winter months on the islands’ highest peaks.

big island in the fall

Hawaii’s shoulder season in September and October is the perfect time to plan your tropical getaway and save on airfare, accommodations, restaurants, and activities — all while enjoying beautiful beach weather.

Big Island weather

The geography of the Big Island plays an important role in regulating the weather. Persistent trade winds from the northeast interact with the island’s large mountains, creating a series of sharply contrasting micro-climates.