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Program #1410RJ
21 Days | 20 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
Field trips to Volcano (Hawaii) & Kokee (Kauai) at 4,000 ft and Haleakala (Maui) at 10,000 ft.

Equipment Requirements
Warm clothing, binoculars, walking shoes, snorkeling equipment (rental of snorkeling equipment is available), flashlight in case of power outage.

Itinerary for Jan 27 — Feb 16, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo,, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $150.00 plus tax
There are a limited number of rooms available at special pre- and post-program rates.


Day One: Monday, January 27 - Welcome Orientation & Registration
Arrive To: Hilo Airport (Hawaii Island, east side); independent taxi to hotel, check-in 3:00 pm

Afternoon: Welcome and Registration 4:00 pm; Walk along Historic Banyan Drive 4:30 pm; Happy Hour 5:00 pm

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Evening: Orientation and Introductions 7:00 pm

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo,, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $150.00 plus tax
There are a limited number of rooms available at special pre- and post-program rates.


Day Two: Tuesday, January 28 - Lyman Museum/Rainbow Falls
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Hawaiian History Class; Lyman Museum & Mission House where we "tell the story of Hawaii, its Islands, and its People" - guided tour of Earth Heritage, Island Heritage, Cultural Galleries, and Mission House

Lunch: Picnic lunch at nearby park

Afternoon: Rainbow Falls and Boiling Pots - witness the shaping of land by water

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Evening: Ancient Places of Hawaii

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo,, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $150.00 plus tax
There are a limited number of rooms available at special pre- and post-program rates.


Day Three: Wednesday, January 29 - North Hawaii Field Trip
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: North Hawaii Field Trip (15-passenger vans) - Hilo Farmers Market, Akaka Falls, Honoka'a

Lunch: Lunch en route

Afternoon: Waipi'o Valley Overlook, Pu'ukohola Heiau (temple) National Historic Park, etc.

Dinner: Dinner Buffet

Evening: Free Evening

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo,, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $150.00 plus tax
There are a limited number of rooms available at special pre- and post-program rates.


Day Four: Thursday, January 30 - Plants of Hawaii
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Hawaiian Language Introduction; Plants of Hawaii and Their Uses

Lunch: Lunch at Japanese Restaurant

Afternoon: Visit Hawaiian Plant Garden (15-passenger Vans)

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Evening: Traditional Hula and Their Stories

Lodging: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel

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

Description: This three wing hotel consist of the Beach building, the Village building and the Main Building. This hotel is located on the ocean front. The Main Building is where the lobby and registration is located and most of the participants are housed. All Meals will be at the Tropic Cafe Restaurant except on field trips.

Contact info:
75-5852 Ali`i Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 USA
phone: 808-245-1955
web: www.RoyalKona.com

Room amenities: Rooms have 2 double or king size beds, air condition, sink and mirror outside of bathroom, refrigerator, color television, in house pay movies, direct dial telephones coffee packet in your room $3.50 for the first packet and $2.00 per additional packet.

Facility amenities: Swimming pool, bar, restaurant, giftshop, computer room, and beach lagoon.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Friday, January 31 - Travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Kona
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Hotel check-out; Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Crater Rim Drive, Jaggar Museum, Lava Tube, etc. (motorcoach)

Lunch: Lunch at "southernmost town in the USA"

Afternoon: Travel to Kona; hotel check-in

Dinner: Dinner at hotel dining room with ocean and sunset views 6:00 pm

Evening: Hawaiian Musical Instruments and Songs

Lodging: Royal Kona Resort

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

Description: This three wing hotel consist of the Beach building, the Village building and the Main Building. This hotel is located on the ocean front. The Main Building is where the lobby and registration is located and most of the participants are housed. All Meals will be at the Tropic Cafe Restaurant except on field trips.

Contact info:
75-5852 Ali`i Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 USA
phone: 808-245-1955
web: www.RoyalKona.com

Room amenities: Rooms have 2 double or king size beds, air condition, sink and mirror outside of bathroom, refrigerator, color television, in house pay movies, direct dial telephones coffee packet in your room $3.50 for the first packet and $2.00 per additional packet.

Facility amenities: Swimming pool, bar, restaurant, giftshop, computer room, and beach lagoon.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Saturday, February 01 - Snorkeling/History Walk
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Snorkel Class (van shuttles); views of colorful reef fish, coral, and turtles

Lunch: Picnic at the beach

Afternoon: Return to hotel; Historical Walk of Kailua-Kona (half mile)

Dinner: Dinner at Thai Restaurant

Lodging: Royal Kona Resort

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

Description: This three wing hotel consist of the Beach building, the Village building and the Main Building. This hotel is located on the ocean front. The Main Building is where the lobby and registration is located and most of the participants are housed. All Meals will be at the Tropic Cafe Restaurant except on field trips.

Contact info:
75-5852 Ali`i Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 USA
phone: 808-245-1955
web: www.RoyalKona.com

Room amenities: Rooms have 2 double or king size beds, air condition, sink and mirror outside of bathroom, refrigerator, color television, in house pay movies, direct dial telephones coffee packet in your room $3.50 for the first packet and $2.00 per additional packet.

Facility amenities: Swimming pool, bar, restaurant, giftshop, computer room, and beach lagoon.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Sunday, February 02 - Free Day
Morning: Relax and enjoy free day: all meals on own this day; local church services, farmers market, boat cruises, submarine rides, glass-bottom boat rides, shops and restaurants all within walking distance of hotel

Lodging: Royal Kona Resort

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: This three wing hotel consist of the Beach building, the Village building and the Main Building. This hotel is located on the ocean front. The Main Building is where the lobby and registration is located and most of the participants are housed. All Meals will be at the Tropic Cafe Restaurant except on field trips.

Contact info:
75-5852 Ali`i Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 USA
phone: 808-245-1955
web: www.RoyalKona.com

Room amenities: Rooms have 2 double or king size beds, air condition, sink and mirror outside of bathroom, refrigerator, color television, in house pay movies, direct dial telephones coffee packet in your room $3.50 for the first packet and $2.00 per additional packet.

Facility amenities: Swimming pool, bar, restaurant, giftshop, computer room, and beach lagoon.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Monday, February 03 - Kona Historical Museum and Coffee Farm/Pu'uhonua ...
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Kona Historical Museum & Living History Coffe Farm (motorcoach)

Lunch: Picnic lunch

Afternoon: Pu'uhonua o Honaunau (Place of Refuge) National Historical Park

Dinner: Dinner at hotel dining room with ocean and sunset views 6:00 pm

Evening: Ranching in Hawaii

Lodging: Royal Kona Resort

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel located near the port of Kahului Bay, you can see the cruise ships at dock. Shopping Center and doctors and dentist office close by. Bird Sanctuary 1 mile from hotel. View of Iao Valley and Haleakala.

Contact info:
170 Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732 USA
phone: 808-877-0051
web: www.elleairmaui.com

Facility amenities: Each room has two double beds or 1 queen bed. Air condition, refrigerator, color tv, blow dryer. Elevator, swimming pool, dinning room, giftshop and bar.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Tuesday, February 04 - Travel to Maui/'Iao Valley
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Hotel check-out, flight to Maui

Lunch: Box lunch en route

Afternoon: Arrive Maui, 'Iao Valley and Kepaniwai Heritage Gardens (motorcoach); hotel check-in

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Lodging: Maui Beach Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel located near the port of Kahului Bay, you can see the cruise ships at dock. Shopping Center and doctors and dentist office close by. Bird Sanctuary 1 mile from hotel. View of Iao Valley and Haleakala.

Contact info:
170 Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732 USA
phone: 808-877-0051
web: www.elleairmaui.com

Facility amenities: Each room has two double beds or 1 queen bed. Air condition, refrigerator, color tv, blow dryer. Elevator, swimming pool, dinning room, giftshop and bar.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Ten: Wednesday, February 05 - Lahaina
Breakfast: Continental Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: Lahainaluna School Hale Pa'i Printing Press Museum (1st printing press in Hawaii), Whaling Museum in Ka'anapali (motorcoach)

Lunch: Lunch at Lahaina Restaurant

Afternoon: Historical Walk of Lahaina Village; local bus back to hotel

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Evening: Maui Ecology or Volcanology

Lodging: Maui Beach Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel located near the port of Kahului Bay, you can see the cruise ships at dock. Shopping Center and doctors and dentist office close by. Bird Sanctuary 1 mile from hotel. View of Iao Valley and Haleakala.

Contact info:
170 Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732 USA
phone: 808-877-0051
web: www.elleairmaui.com

Facility amenities: Each room has two double beds or 1 queen bed. Air condition, refrigerator, color tv, blow dryer. Elevator, swimming pool, dinning room, giftshop and bar.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Eleven: Thursday, February 06 - Sugar Museum
Breakfast: Continental Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: A&B Sugar Museum (motorcoach)

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Free afternoon

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Evening: Hawaiian Cultural Performance

Lodging: Maui Beach Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel located near the port of Kahului Bay, you can see the cruise ships at dock. Shopping Center and doctors and dentist office close by. Bird Sanctuary 1 mile from hotel. View of Iao Valley and Haleakala.

Contact info:
170 Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului, HI 96732 USA
phone: 808-877-0051
web: www.elleairmaui.com

Facility amenities: Each room has two double beds or 1 queen bed. Air condition, refrigerator, color tv, blow dryer. Elevator, swimming pool, dinning room, giftshop and bar.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Twelve: Friday, February 07 - Haleakala National Park
Breakfast: Continental Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: Haleakala National Park (motorcoach) - ascend from sea level to 10,000' elevation; crater views, short walks on trails

Lunch: Lunch in upcountry Makawao (cowboy) town

Afternoon: Pa'ia and Ho'okipa Beach windsurfers

Dinner: Dinner at local restaurant 6:00 pm

Lodging: Maui Beach Hotel

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

Description: The Aloha Beach Resort faces an oceanfront park that includes the only protected swimming beaches on this side of the island. The hotel is located next to two ancient heiau (temple sites) and the Wailua River.

Contact info:
3-5920 Kuhio Hwy.
Kapa'a, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-823-6000
web: www.abrkauai.com

Facility amenities: Two swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis court, ten acres of landscaped grounds with numerous gardens and pools.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Thirteen: Saturday, February 08 - Travel to Kaua'i/Spouting Horn and Botanical Gard...
Breakfast: Continental Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: Hotel check-out, flight to Kaua'i (layover in Honolulu)

Lunch: Box lunch en route

Afternoon: Arrive Kaua'i, Spouting Horn and Botanical Garden Visitor Center, self-guided stroll though adjacent gardens; hotel check-in (school bus)

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Evening: History of Lydgate State Park

Lodging: Aloha Beach Resort

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

Description: The Aloha Beach Resort faces an oceanfront park that includes the only protected swimming beaches on this side of the island. The hotel is located next to two ancient heiau (temple sites) and the Wailua River.

Contact info:
3-5920 Kuhio Hwy.
Kapa'a, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-823-6000
web: www.abrkauai.com

Facility amenities: Two swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis court, ten acres of landscaped grounds with numerous gardens and pools.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Fourteen: Sunday, February 09 - Free Day
Morning: Relax and enjoy free day: all meals on own this day; swimming and snorkeling at adjacent Lydgate State Park; helicopter rides, church services in nearby Kapa'a Town

Lodging: Aloha Beach Resort

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Aloha Beach Resort faces an oceanfront park that includes the only protected swimming beaches on this side of the island. The hotel is located next to two ancient heiau (temple sites) and the Wailua River.

Contact info:
3-5920 Kuhio Hwy.
Kapa'a, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-823-6000
web: www.abrkauai.com

Facility amenities: Two swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis court, ten acres of landscaped grounds with numerous gardens and pools.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Fifteen: Monday, February 10 - Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Parks
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Waimea Canyon State Park ("Grand Canyon of the Pacific") - Hanapepe, Waimea Town, etc. (school bus)

Lunch: Picnic lunch at Koke'e State Park

Afternoon: Koke'e Natural History Museum - native plant walk or view Hurricane Iniki videos

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Lodging: Aloha Beach Resort

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

Description: The Aloha Beach Resort faces an oceanfront park that includes the only protected swimming beaches on this side of the island. The hotel is located next to two ancient heiau (temple sites) and the Wailua River.

Contact info:
3-5920 Kuhio Hwy.
Kapa'a, HI 96746 USA
phone: 808-823-6000
web: www.abrkauai.com

Facility amenities: Two swimming pools, Jacuzzi, tennis court, ten acres of landscaped grounds with numerous gardens and pools.

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

Elevator: Yes


Day Sixteen: Tuesday, February 11 - Kilauea and Hanalei National Wildlife Refuges
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Kilauea Point Lighthouse National Wildlife Refuge - best seabird viewing in Hawaii (school bus)

Lunch: Picnic lunch at Hanalei Beach (3-mile-long white sand beach)

Afternoon: Swim at beach, return to hotel

Dinner: Dinner Buffet 6:00 pm

Evening: Hawaiian Craft Class

Lodging: Aloha Beach Resort

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

Description: High-rise located near the largest shopping center in Hawaii (Ala Moana Shopping Center), walking distance to long, wide beach (Ala Moana Beach Park) with sheltered swimming areas; central terminal for the island's award-winning bus system (called TheBus), within walking distance of the convention center. At the gateway to Waikiki, but avoiding the congestion and noise. Newly furnished rooms in high-rise tower with views of mountain, garden, beach, ocean, and shopping center. Convenient to shops and restaurants. Located in the heart of Honolulu Next to Hawaii Convention Center Across the street from Ala Moana Beach Park Just a short mile to Waikiki Adjacent to Ala Moana Shopping Center A short mile to Victoria Ward Center shops and cinemas Only seven miles from Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

Contact info:
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, HI 96814 USA
phone: 808-955-4811
web: www.alamoanahotelhonolulu.com

Room amenities: Newly restyled guestrooms and suites Flat-screen TV's Most rooms equipped with balcony Complimentary high-speed Internet access in guest rooms Air conditioning Alarm clock/radio with CD player Bathtub with shower Blackout drapes Custom-designed furniture Card key access to guestroom Daily maid service Direct dial telephone with dataport and voice mail Hair dryer In-room safe Iron and board Microwave oven

Facility amenities: Central Honolulu location, convenient to financial district and Waikiki resort area Over 1,000 rooms and suites, beautifully redesigned Nearly 15,000 square feet of meeting space, ideal for any occasion Three restaurants, plus nightclub Business center, offering cabled high-speed Internet access and computers A TripAdvisor "Recommended by Business Travelers" property Concierge, for your convenience Fitness center, complete with sauna and steam room Sparkling swimming pool, with spacious sundeck Reception desk, offering assistance 24 hours Gift store, selling apparel and various sundries Wireless Internet access, available throughout the hotel for a fee Activities desk Parking $20 per day

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $169 plus 14% tax
Pre and post-program accommodations are available, up to 3 nights, based on availability.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Seventeen: Wednesday, February 12 - Travel to O'ahu/Pearl Harbor
Breakfast: Breakfast Buffet 7:00 am

Morning: Hotel check-out, flight to O'ahu

Lunch: Lunch at Pearl Harbor

Afternoon: USS Arizona Memorial, Punchbowl Cemetery of the Pacific; hotel check-in (motorcoach)

Dinner: Dinner 6:00 pm

Lodging: Ala Moana Hotel

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

Description: High-rise located near the largest shopping center in Hawaii (Ala Moana Shopping Center), walking distance to long, wide beach (Ala Moana Beach Park) with sheltered swimming areas; central terminal for the island's award-winning bus system (called TheBus), within walking distance of the convention center. At the gateway to Waikiki, but avoiding the congestion and noise. Newly furnished rooms in high-rise tower with views of mountain, garden, beach, ocean, and shopping center. Convenient to shops and restaurants. Located in the heart of Honolulu Next to Hawaii Convention Center Across the street from Ala Moana Beach Park Just a short mile to Waikiki Adjacent to Ala Moana Shopping Center A short mile to Victoria Ward Center shops and cinemas Only seven miles from Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

Contact info:
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, HI 96814 USA
phone: 808-955-4811
web: www.alamoanahotelhonolulu.com

Room amenities: Newly restyled guestrooms and suites Flat-screen TV's Most rooms equipped with balcony Complimentary high-speed Internet access in guest rooms Air conditioning Alarm clock/radio with CD player Bathtub with shower Blackout drapes Custom-designed furniture Card key access to guestroom Daily maid service Direct dial telephone with dataport and voice mail Hair dryer In-room safe Iron and board Microwave oven

Facility amenities: Central Honolulu location, convenient to financial district and Waikiki resort area Over 1,000 rooms and suites, beautifully redesigned Nearly 15,000 square feet of meeting space, ideal for any occasion Three restaurants, plus nightclub Business center, offering cabled high-speed Internet access and computers A TripAdvisor "Recommended by Business Travelers" property Concierge, for your convenience Fitness center, complete with sauna and steam room Sparkling swimming pool, with spacious sundeck Reception desk, offering assistance 24 hours Gift store, selling apparel and various sundries Wireless Internet access, available throughout the hotel for a fee Activities desk Parking $20 per day

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $169 plus 14% tax
Pre and post-program accommodations are available, up to 3 nights, based on availability.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Eighteen: Thursday, February 13 - Bishop Museum/Waikiki Aquarium
Breakfast: Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: Bishop Museum - Hawaii's natural and cultural history museum (motorcoach)

Lunch: Lunch

Afternoon: Waikiki Aquarium - Hawaii's oldest tropical marine science institute, featuring unique displays of Hawaiian coral

Dinner: Dinner 6:00 pm

Evening: Modern Hawaiian History

Lodging: Ala Moana Hotel

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

Description: High-rise located near the largest shopping center in Hawaii (Ala Moana Shopping Center), walking distance to long, wide beach (Ala Moana Beach Park) with sheltered swimming areas; central terminal for the island's award-winning bus system (called TheBus), within walking distance of the convention center. At the gateway to Waikiki, but avoiding the congestion and noise. Newly furnished rooms in high-rise tower with views of mountain, garden, beach, ocean, and shopping center. Convenient to shops and restaurants. Located in the heart of Honolulu Next to Hawaii Convention Center Across the street from Ala Moana Beach Park Just a short mile to Waikiki Adjacent to Ala Moana Shopping Center A short mile to Victoria Ward Center shops and cinemas Only seven miles from Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

Contact info:
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, HI 96814 USA
phone: 808-955-4811
web: www.alamoanahotelhonolulu.com

Room amenities: Newly restyled guestrooms and suites Flat-screen TV's Most rooms equipped with balcony Complimentary high-speed Internet access in guest rooms Air conditioning Alarm clock/radio with CD player Bathtub with shower Blackout drapes Custom-designed furniture Card key access to guestroom Daily maid service Direct dial telephone with dataport and voice mail Hair dryer In-room safe Iron and board Microwave oven

Facility amenities: Central Honolulu location, convenient to financial district and Waikiki resort area Over 1,000 rooms and suites, beautifully redesigned Nearly 15,000 square feet of meeting space, ideal for any occasion Three restaurants, plus nightclub Business center, offering cabled high-speed Internet access and computers A TripAdvisor "Recommended by Business Travelers" property Concierge, for your convenience Fitness center, complete with sauna and steam room Sparkling swimming pool, with spacious sundeck Reception desk, offering assistance 24 hours Gift store, selling apparel and various sundries Wireless Internet access, available throughout the hotel for a fee Activities desk Parking $20 per day

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $169 plus 14% tax
Pre and post-program accommodations are available, up to 3 nights, based on availability.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Nineteen: Friday, February 14 - Downtown Honolulu
Breakfast: Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: Pali Lookout, State Capitol, 'Iolani Palace Grounds (motorcoach)

Lunch: Lunch on Palace Grounds with Royal Hawaiian Band concert

Afternoon: 'Iolani Palace guided tour, King Kamehameha Statue

Dinner: Dinner 6:00 pm

Lodging: Ala Moana Hotel

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

Description: High-rise located near the largest shopping center in Hawaii (Ala Moana Shopping Center), walking distance to long, wide beach (Ala Moana Beach Park) with sheltered swimming areas; central terminal for the island's award-winning bus system (called TheBus), within walking distance of the convention center. At the gateway to Waikiki, but avoiding the congestion and noise. Newly furnished rooms in high-rise tower with views of mountain, garden, beach, ocean, and shopping center. Convenient to shops and restaurants. Located in the heart of Honolulu Next to Hawaii Convention Center Across the street from Ala Moana Beach Park Just a short mile to Waikiki Adjacent to Ala Moana Shopping Center A short mile to Victoria Ward Center shops and cinemas Only seven miles from Honolulu International Airport (HNL)

Contact info:
410 Atkinson Drive
Honolulu, HI 96814 USA
phone: 808-955-4811
web: www.alamoanahotelhonolulu.com

Room amenities: Newly restyled guestrooms and suites Flat-screen TV's Most rooms equipped with balcony Complimentary high-speed Internet access in guest rooms Air conditioning Alarm clock/radio with CD player Bathtub with shower Blackout drapes Custom-designed furniture Card key access to guestroom Daily maid service Direct dial telephone with dataport and voice mail Hair dryer In-room safe Iron and board Microwave oven

Facility amenities: Central Honolulu location, convenient to financial district and Waikiki resort area Over 1,000 rooms and suites, beautifully redesigned Nearly 15,000 square feet of meeting space, ideal for any occasion Three restaurants, plus nightclub Business center, offering cabled high-speed Internet access and computers A TripAdvisor "Recommended by Business Travelers" property Concierge, for your convenience Fitness center, complete with sauna and steam room Sparkling swimming pool, with spacious sundeck Reception desk, offering assistance 24 hours Gift store, selling apparel and various sundries Wireless Internet access, available throughout the hotel for a fee Activities desk Parking $20 per day

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $169 plus 14% tax
Pre and post-program accommodations are available, up to 3 nights, based on availability.

Check out time: 12:00 PM

Day Twenty: Saturday, February 15 - Windward and North Shore O'ahu
Breakfast: Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Blow Hole & Eternity Beach Lookout (motorcoach)

Lunch: Lunch in Haleiwa

Afternoon: North Shore (world famous surfing beaches), Haleiwa, pineapple fields, return to hotel

Dinner: Dinner 6:00 pm

Evening: Aloha Program - Hawaiian Cultural Peformance and Lei-making

Lodging: Ala Moana Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Twenty One: Sunday, February 16 - Aloha! End of Program and Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast 7:00 am

Morning: Program officially ends after breakfast 8:00 am; hotel check-out time is 12 noon; independent departures to Honolulu Airport - shuttles leave every hour, arrange with hotel bell desk

Meals Included: Breakfast

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Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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Our Value Promise To You

Except for the occasional meal on some programs, Road Scholar programs are all-inclusive. That means there are no extra “options,” no passing the hat for tips and no surprises. From lectures and field trips to gratuities and accommodations – the price you pay up front is the price you pay.

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