On our most recent trip to Hawaii we wanted to see and do as much as we could. But at the same time, we also wanted to relax and enjoy our holiday. We were traveling and staying with another family, good friends of ours. Between us we had 4 adults and 3 little kids aged 1.5, 3 and 4.5. We opted to take things easy and gave up some of the activities we wanted to do in order to not over-schedule ourselves and the children. Letting go of the idea that we must do everything allowed us to have a much more relaxing time in Hawaii with our small kids. Here are my three tips for a relaxing vacation with kids (even if you have to give up some plans in the process).