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Program #1413RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
Gradual inclination from sea level to 4000 feet in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Itinerary for Oct 14 — Oct 24, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Kaua'i is centrally located on Kauai's Coconut Coast. This delightful beachfront hotel is an elegant retreat from which you can explore all of the natural beauty that is Kauai.

Contact info:
650 Aleka Loop
Kapaa, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-822-6603
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lihku-courtyard-kauai-at-coconut-beach/

Room amenities: Air Conditioning, Phone with Voicemail, Coffee Dispenser, Hair Dryer, Iron/Board

Facility amenities: The hotel features an oceanfront swimming pool, jogging path, tennis court, day spa and fitness center, high-speed Internet access, cocktail lounge, restaurant, laundry facility, a business center and self or valet parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $139.00 ++
For Kaua`i post program room reservations please contact Desiree Fagarang at dfagarang@courtyardkauai.com or (808) 320-3624.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Tuesday, October 14 - Opening dinner and program orientation
Arrive To: Arrival and check in

Dinner: Dinner at hotel dining room.

Evening: Program orientation will take place after dinner.

Lodging: Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Kaua'i is centrally located on Kauai's Coconut Coast. This delightful beachfront hotel is an elegant retreat from which you can explore all of the natural beauty that is Kauai.

Contact info:
650 Aleka Loop
Kapaa, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-822-6603
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lihku-courtyard-kauai-at-coconut-beach/

Room amenities: Air Conditioning, Phone with Voicemail, Coffee Dispenser, Hair Dryer, Iron/Board

Facility amenities: The hotel features an oceanfront swimming pool, jogging path, tennis court, day spa and fitness center, high-speed Internet access, cocktail lounge, restaurant, laundry facility, a business center and self or valet parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $139.00 ++
For Kaua`i post program room reservations please contact Desiree Fagarang at dfagarang@courtyardkauai.com or (808) 320-3624.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Wednesday, October 15 - Kaua`i Museum and Grove Farm Homestead
Breakfast: Meal in hotel dining room.

Morning: Your first full day on the Garden Isle will take you to The Kaua’i Museum. The Kauai Museum is the best place to get acquainted with the island’s history. It is very unique because it houses a treasure of the island's heritage, everything from feathered leis to vintage photographs. A permanent display is called The Story of Lana'i and is filled with Hawaiian artifacts and history of the past. Many local people refer to this special Museum as a cultural sanctuary for the art and artifacts of Native Hawaiians because it nurtures the creative spirit of today’s artists. Your museum journey will enhance your discovery of how the islands have changed since Captain Cook’s arrival at Waimea in 1778. You’ll also be able to view a 30 minute aerial film tour of Kaua’i and see the diversity of the oldest island in the Hawaiian chain The museum’s gift shop contains some of the best historic Hawaiian titles and handicrafts.

Lunch: Picnic Lunch

Afternoon: Enjoy a visit to the historic Grove Farm Homestead Museum located on an 80-acre sugar plantation that belonged to George N. Wilcox and his nieces who built their home here in 1864. The Grove Farm was one of the earliest sugar plantation homes and it was turned into a museum in 1978 and depicts the rise to fame of the prominent family. The main house is in pristine condition with walls and a staircase made of native Koa wood. Also on the grounds is a wash house, tea house, and guest cottage.

Dinner: Meal in hotel dining room.

Evening: Introduction to Kaua’i. Tonight, you’ll be introduced to the history, culture and the environment of Kauai. Once known as the land where sugar was king, the island is also affectionately called the “Garden Island”, because this Island, more than any other Hawaiian island, represents the stereotypical “Garden of Eden” with its lush carpets of green and tropical island beauty. Kaua’i has abundant valleys high cascading waterfalls, upland rain forests dense with tropical vegetation and high trees alive with rare birdlife. There are arid desert canyons populated with adapted plant life, mountain ridge trails, rivers and remote interior valleys and tranquil beaches. The coral reefs are filled with tropical fish and other diverse forms of marine life. Kauai’s tranquil island beauty will enrapture your imagination and meet all of your expectations with its intimate beauty and warm community.

Lodging: Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Kaua'i is centrally located on Kauai's Coconut Coast. This delightful beachfront hotel is an elegant retreat from which you can explore all of the natural beauty that is Kauai.

Contact info:
650 Aleka Loop
Kapaa, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-822-6603
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lihku-courtyard-kauai-at-coconut-beach/

Room amenities: Air Conditioning, Phone with Voicemail, Coffee Dispenser, Hair Dryer, Iron/Board

Facility amenities: The hotel features an oceanfront swimming pool, jogging path, tennis court, day spa and fitness center, high-speed Internet access, cocktail lounge, restaurant, laundry facility, a business center and self or valet parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $139.00 ++
For Kaua`i post program room reservations please contact Desiree Fagarang at dfagarang@courtyardkauai.com or (808) 320-3624.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Thursday, October 16 - North Shore: Hanalei, Hale Halawai Ohana, Waioli...
North Shore: Hanalei, Hale Halawai Ohana, Waioli Mission House Tour, Opaeka`a Falls & Poli`ahu Heiau

Breakfast: Meal in hotel dinning room.

Morning: Begin your day travelling up toward the North Shore of the island and stopping at the Hanalei Valley Overlook. You will be able to see large taro fields divided by the Hanalei River. Over 70 percent of all the taro grown in Hawai`i comes from this valley and it is said that taro was grown here as much as 1000 years ago. Much of the valley is now part of the 900-acre Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge in which a number of farmers lease land for taro production. Then proceed to Hale Halawai Ohana where you will be able to learn first hand about the Hawaiian Culture and "talk-story" with local Kupuna (elders).

Lunch: Picnic Lunch

Afternoon: The Waioli Mission District at Hanalei Bay, at the north shore of the island, is the site of a historic mission. The first permanent missionaries to the area arrived in 1834, and the district was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Opaeka`a Falls is a 151-foot waterfall that flows over basalt from volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. Below the ridge down into the ravine through which the water falls can be seen the vertical dikes of basalt that cut through the horizontal Koloa lava flows. Poli`ahu Heiau is an ancient heiau or place of worship. While Poli`ahu isn't the largest heiau on the island, it is a very impressive structure and a mystical place to visit.

Dinner: Meal in hotel dining room

Evening: Evening cultural activity: "Hawaiian Cultural Experience" with Nelson Kaai

Lodging: Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Kaua'i is centrally located on Kauai's Coconut Coast. This delightful beachfront hotel is an elegant retreat from which you can explore all of the natural beauty that is Kauai.

Contact info:
650 Aleka Loop
Kapaa, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-822-6603
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lihku-courtyard-kauai-at-coconut-beach/

Room amenities: Air Conditioning, Phone with Voicemail, Coffee Dispenser, Hair Dryer, Iron/Board

Facility amenities: The hotel features an oceanfront swimming pool, jogging path, tennis court, day spa and fitness center, high-speed Internet access, cocktail lounge, restaurant, laundry facility, a business center and self or valet parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $139.00 ++
For Kaua`i post program room reservations please contact Desiree Fagarang at dfagarang@courtyardkauai.com or (808) 320-3624.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Friday, October 17 - Waimea Canyon Lookout and West Side Technology Ce...
Breakfast: Meal in hotel dining room.

Morning: Today you will visit the West Side Technology Center and Waimea Canyon which is the largest canyon in the Pacific. The West Side Technology Center offers a unique opportunity to explore Kaua`i's engineering history. Using the theme, "Enduring Engineering," you'll be able to follow cultural and historic photographs showing the development of engineering on Kaua`i from ancient days to modern times and from the Polynesian voyagers to NASA's most sophisticated technology. The museum blends history with the near by Pacific Missile Range Facility. The center is representative of the eclectic mix that gives definition to the tiny communities that co-mingle with the military base situated on this end of the island. The Waimea canyon is approximately ten miles (16km) long and up to 3,000 feet (900m) deep and it was carved thousands of years ago by rivers and floods that flowed from Mount Waialeale's summit. the canyon was formed by a deep incision of the Waimea River arising from the extreme rainfall on the island's central peak, The lines in the canyon walls depict different volcanic eruptions and lava flows that have occurred over the centuries. Even though Waimea Canyon is smaller than the Grand Canyon of Arizona, we think you'll agree that Waimea Canyon rivals the beauty in Arizona. Make sure you bring some light rain gear because some of the lookouts are among the wettest places on earth. Bring your cameras too because this will truly be one of your favorite photo opportunities.

Lunch: Picnic lunch at Koke`e State Park

Afternoon: Exploration of Koke`e State Park and Kaua`i Coffee and Gift Shop

Dinner: Dinner at Smith's Lu`au

Evening: Cultural presentation at Smith's Lu`au

Lodging: Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Kaua'i is centrally located on Kauai's Coconut Coast. This delightful beachfront hotel is an elegant retreat from which you can explore all of the natural beauty that is Kauai.

Contact info:
650 Aleka Loop
Kapaa, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-822-6603
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lihku-courtyard-kauai-at-coconut-beach/

Room amenities: Air Conditioning, Phone with Voicemail, Coffee Dispenser, Hair Dryer, Iron/Board

Facility amenities: The hotel features an oceanfront swimming pool, jogging path, tennis court, day spa and fitness center, high-speed Internet access, cocktail lounge, restaurant, laundry facility, a business center and self or valet parking.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $139.00 ++
For Kaua`i post program room reservations please contact Desiree Fagarang at dfagarang@courtyardkauai.com or (808) 320-3624.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Saturday, October 18 - South Shore Tour
Breakfast: Meal in hotel dining room.

Morning: Visit the eastside of the island. Your Naturalist today will be noted geoscientist, Chuck Blay who earned his Ph.D. in geology from Indiana University. Chuck’s first encounter with Kauai was in the late 70’s and in 1986 he walked and investigated the 111 miles of the island’s perimeter. Chuck co-authored the book Kauai’s Geologic History: A Simplified Guide, which provides a comprehensive summary of the geologic origins of the Hawaiian Island and the island of Kauai. Among other studies he presently investigating the Lithified Sand Dunes of Kauai’s Mahaulepu Coastal Area and the Character of Coral/Algal Fringing Reefs of Kauai. Chuck is one of Kauai’s most noted naturalists and field interpreters. Your day with Chuck will be awe-inspiring and his enthusiasm for the ‘aina (land), culture and history of Kaua’i, will be infectious. Maha`ulepu Beach: This is the site where King Kamehameha I, tried to capture the Island of Kaua’i, but failed in his attempt in 1796 due to a violent storm that forced his retreat. Moir Gardens Koloa Landing: Although, Koloa Landing is now a very popular dive spot, this historic site was – until this century- Kauai’s main port. Whaling ships used to winter here, and all goods brought to Kaua’i came through either Koloa Landing or Waimea.

Lunch: Picnic lunch at Poipu Beach Park

Afternoon: Allerton Garden (Lawai`i Kai) lies between the Pacific Ocean and the McBryde Garden in the Lawa`i Valley, on the south shore. It is a garden paradise, transformed through time by the hands of a Hawaiian Queen, by a sugar plantation magnate, and the most significantly by an artist and an architect. A series of garden rooms unfold between the Lawa`i Stream and the cliffs of the Valley. Towering rainforest tress with tall curving roots grow near bronze mermaids, a grove of swaying golden bamboo, a cut-flower garden, and tropical fruit trees. Here the focus is on landscape design, but among the plantings are botanically important species of the tropics, including varieties of palms, ki (ti), heliconias, and gingers.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel dining room

Evening: Evening lecture: "Introduction to Hawaiian Words"

Lodging: Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located along Banyan Drive, the hotel is within walking distance of the trees planted by royalty and celebrities like the famous Babe Ruth. It is adjacent to the Japanese-style Liliuokalani Park and the Healing Island of Moku Ola (Coconut Island). It is within minutes of shops, museums, beaches and the airport.

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Room amenities: Air conditioning, coffee maker, clock radio, refrigerator, television, telephone, and dial-up internet access.

Facility amenities: The Queen's Court Restaurant offers nightly buffet and plated dinners, a lounge for daily relaxation, pool, laundry and meeting rooms, and a general store fronts the hotel lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: starts from $127 ++
When calling the hotel's reservation department, identify yourself as a participant of the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Kauai Historical Consortium Road Scholar Program and the program dates.


Day Six: Sunday, October 19 - Transfer To Hilo
Breakfast: Your morning meal is at the hotel on Kauai before your transfer to Hilo on the island of Hawaii.

Morning: After breakfast, bring your luggage to the lobby for your transport by bus to the Lihue Airport for your transfer to Hilo via Honolulu.

Lunch: Upon your arrival into Hilo, you will have an enjoyable meal at the Nani Mau Gardens.

Afternoon: Enjoy a tour of the garden and learn about different formal, cultural and orchid florals. After your tour, you will visit Akaka Falls before checking into your hotel.

Dinner: Meal in hotel dining room.

Evening: Orientation for the Big Island portion of the program will take place after dinner.

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located along Banyan Drive, the hotel is within walking distance of the trees planted by royalty and celebrities like the famous Babe Ruth. It is adjacent to the Japanese-style Liliuokalani Park and the Healing Island of Moku Ola (Coconut Island). It is within minutes of shops, museums, beaches and the airport.

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Room amenities: Air conditioning, coffee maker, clock radio, refrigerator, television, telephone, and dial-up internet access.

Facility amenities: The Queen's Court Restaurant offers nightly buffet and plated dinners, a lounge for daily relaxation, pool, laundry and meeting rooms, and a general store fronts the hotel lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: starts from $127 ++
When calling the hotel's reservation department, identify yourself as a participant of the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Kauai Historical Consortium Road Scholar Program and the program dates.


Day Seven: Monday, October 20 - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Breakfast: Meal in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Field trip to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Educational field guide will accompany the group to the Visitors Center, Jaggar Museum, Halema`uma`u Crater and the Nahuku Lava Tube.

Lunch: Picnic lunch in the field.

Afternoon: Continue on to various sites in the National Park.

Dinner: Meal in hotel dining room.

Evening: Free evening.

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located along Banyan Drive, the hotel is within walking distance of the trees planted by royalty and celebrities like the famous Babe Ruth. It is adjacent to the Japanese-style Liliuokalani Park and the Healing Island of Moku Ola (Coconut Island). It is within minutes of shops, museums, beaches and the airport.

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Room amenities: Air conditioning, coffee maker, clock radio, refrigerator, television, telephone, and dial-up internet access.

Facility amenities: The Queen's Court Restaurant offers nightly buffet and plated dinners, a lounge for daily relaxation, pool, laundry and meeting rooms, and a general store fronts the hotel lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: starts from $127 ++
When calling the hotel's reservation department, identify yourself as a participant of the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Kauai Historical Consortium Road Scholar Program and the program dates.


Day Eight: Tuesday, October 21 - Marine Day
Breakfast: Meal in hotel dining room.

Morning: Lecture and presentation at the hotel on Hawaii's unique marine environment. Hands-on marine exploration in tidepools and lagoons at Onekahakaha Beach Park.

Lunch: Picnic lunch at beach

Afternoon: Guided tour and lecture at Pacific Tsunami Museum. The last major Pacific wide tsunami occurred in 1964. “Tsunami” is a Japanese word which translates as “harbor wave". Oceanographers often refer to tsunamis as seismic sea waves as they are usually the result of a sudden rise or fall of a section of the earth's crust under or near the ocean above. Tsunami waves can also be created by volcanic activity and landslides occurring above or below the sea surface. The Pacific Tsunami Museum promotes public tsunami education for the people of Hawaii and the Pacific Region as well as serving as a living memorial to those who lost their lives in past tsunami events.

Dinner: Meal in the hotel dining room.

Evening: Leisure evening for relaxation and exploration.

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located along Banyan Drive, the hotel is within walking distance of the trees planted by royalty and celebrities like the famous Babe Ruth. It is adjacent to the Japanese-style Liliuokalani Park and the Healing Island of Moku Ola (Coconut Island). It is within minutes of shops, museums, beaches and the airport.

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Room amenities: Air conditioning, coffee maker, clock radio, refrigerator, television, telephone, and dial-up internet access.

Facility amenities: The Queen's Court Restaurant offers nightly buffet and plated dinners, a lounge for daily relaxation, pool, laundry and meeting rooms, and a general store fronts the hotel lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: starts from $127 ++
When calling the hotel's reservation department, identify yourself as a participant of the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Kauai Historical Consortium Road Scholar Program and the program dates.


Day Nine: Wednesday, October 22 - Hilo Farmers Market, Pacific Tsunami Museum, Imil...
Hilo Farmers Market, Pacific Tsunami Museum, Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii, Lyman House Memorial Museum

Breakfast: Meal in hotel dining room.

Morning: Your first stop of the day is at the Hilo Farmers Market. The Hilo Farmers Market is a must-see experience when you are on the Big Island. Over 100 local farmers and crafters sell their produce, crafts, gift items and tropical flowers in a festive outdoor atmosphere that recalls back to the old "plantation" days of early Hilo. Your next stop will be Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii. `Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawai`i tells dual stories of the renowned Mauna Kea volcano, with its world-famous astronomy and rich traditions of Hawaiian culture. `Imiloa, which means "exploring new knowledge," reflects both the Hawaiian voyages of discovery and the explorations of astronomy.

Lunch: Lunch at Sky Garden Restaurant at `Imiloa

Afternoon: Experience the Imiloa Planetarium show before proceeding to Lyman House Museum. The nationally accredited Lyman Museum showcases the Earth Heritage Gallery focusing on the natural history of Hawai`i – its geology, ecology and wildlife, all from before the time humans arrived in the islands. Other exhibits include an 1839 historic missionary home and also feature natural and cultural history of Hawai`i. Stop at the King Kamehameha Statue before arriving back at your hotel.

Dinner: Meal in the hotel dining room.

Evening: Leisure evening of relaxation and exploration.

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: Centrally located along Banyan Drive, the hotel is within walking distance of the trees planted by royalty and celebrities like the famous Babe Ruth. It is adjacent to the Japanese-style Liliuokalani Park and the Healing Island of Moku Ola (Coconut Island). It is within minutes of shops, museums, beaches and the airport.

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Room amenities: Air conditioning, coffee maker, clock radio, refrigerator, television, telephone, and dial-up internet access.

Facility amenities: The Queen's Court Restaurant offers nightly buffet and plated dinners, a lounge for daily relaxation, pool, laundry and meeting rooms, and a general store fronts the hotel lobby.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: starts from $127 ++
When calling the hotel's reservation department, identify yourself as a participant of the University of Hawaii at Hilo and Kauai Historical Consortium Road Scholar Program and the program dates.


Day Ten: Thursday, October 23 - Star of the Sea Painted Church/ Pahoa Town
Breakfast: Meal in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Lecture and presentation on Hawaiian culture, chanting and hula.

Lunch: Lunch at your leisure in Pahoa Town

Afternoon: Field trip to the lava inundated community of Kalapana. View the magnificent paintings on the walls and ceiling of Kalapana's Star of the Sea Painted Church.

Dinner: Aloha Dinner and sharing in the hotel dining room.

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Eleven: Friday, October 24 - Independent departure
Breakfast: Meal in the hotel dining room.

Morning: Independent departure after breakfast and by 12:00 noon. Independent travel arrangements for transport from hotel to airport.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Kapaa, Hawaii
Big Islands Visitors BureauPhone: 808-961-5797
For additional information, visit: www.gohawaii.com

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