Time Zone

Hawaii is 5 hours behind the US East Coast, 6 hours behind during Daylight Saving Time. Hawaii does not observe Daylight Saving Time.



US dollar. Credit cards are widely accepted. Traveler’s checks are accepted at many businesses.



English & Hawaiian. Hawaii is the only state with an official native language.

Because Hawaii is an American state, you can get pretty much anything that you might buy at home when you are traveling there. This is especially true for basics like shampoo and other pharmacy items.  The wonderful climate means that you can pack lightly, too – and have more room for souvenirs! The one thing you should be sure to have with you is a pair of comfortable shoes for walking around; Hawaii is a beautiful place that you will certainly want to explore.


Perillo’s air department is ready to book your flights. You’ll find extremely competitive rates from over 130 U.S. cities. We can also arrange for you to arrive before your tour starts, or extend your stay at the end. For the ultimate in comfort, consider our Business Class upgrades. You are also free to arrange your own flights. This might be a good opportunity to cash in your accumulated frequent flyer mileage.

Perillo offers you distinct insurance programs for our different types of tours, escorted tours and flight & hotel programs.

Perillo Protection Plan for Escorted Tours

Perillo Tours Pre-departure Protection for Escorted Tours: Covers cancellations for any reason. This will protect you against the cancellation charges stated in Terms and Conditions.

The $150 fee to change or cancel your Hawaii tour air ticket, after tickets are issued, is not covered by the Perillo Protection Plan.

There’s no doubt about it: The best way to ensure a great trip is to be prepared. And that’s another way Perillo makes traveling easy. Our years of escorting tours have given us a lot of Hawaii travel resources, as well as expertise.