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Program #1413RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
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.
Meals: 29 total, 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinner

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach: Kapaa, Hawaii, 5 nights
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

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 net + tax per room
For room reservations please call (808) 822-6624 and ask for Desiree Fagarang or email

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Hilo Hawaiian Hotel: Hilo, HI, 5 nights
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 $115+ tax.
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.

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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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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