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Program #10910RJ
9 Days | 8 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.
Shirley from Tahlequah, OK Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 02/01/14 - 02/09/14
This was a great trip. I want to go back and see some more of the islands!

Wilma from Vandalia, OH Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 02/01/14 - 02/09/14
I think it was an excellent program for the amount of time we wanted to spent on the islands.

Jan from Cranford, NJ Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 02/01/14 - 02/09/14
Just returned from the Best of Oahu and Maui and thoroughly enjoyed this program. Very informative, excellent lecturers and wonderful field trips. Highly recommend to those who would like to learn more about Hawaii - the people, culture, history and natural beauty.

Cindy from Springfield, IL Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 01/11/14 - 01/19/14
Hawaii was my 50th state to visit. Doing it with a Roadscholar program made it relatively easy.

Sarah from Newton, IA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 01/11/14 - 01/19/14
It was a wonderful trip, well organized and I learned much about Hawaii. The lecturers were great.

Vickie from Lincolnshire, IL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 01/11/14 - 01/19/14
Fantastic overview of Hawaii for a first timer. It's like being backstage at the Opera. We got insights into the history and culture .. Past and current of Hawaii .. That I did not expect and that will last forever with me,

Kenneth from Boise, ID Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/26/13 - 11/03/13
The program gave me a new appreciation of the culture, history, geology and biology of the Hawaiian Islands. It was a very pleasant experience and an association with many interesting people that were a pleasure to be with.

Kay from Boise, ID Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/26/13 - 11/03/13
This Hawaii program covered history plus culture, hands on activity plus interesting lectures, organized field trips/plus time for personal interest. Leaders took care of details and were available to give advice on additional activities on our own. I came away well satisfied that I gained some knowledge without it being a "school". It was fun.

Dave from Beatrice, NE Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 02/02/13 - 02/10/13
We enjoyed our Road Scholar trip to Hawaii called O'ahu and Maui:Experience the Essence of Hawai'i. We had a schedule of lectures by professionals and experts in areas of language, culture history, tradition and horticulture. We enjoyed field trips to lush tropical areas, desert areas as well as whale watching and museums. A very fun trip for those interested in learning about the islands as well as enjoying the beautiful Hawaiian weather!

Sherry from Richardson, TX Number of programs attended: 4
Date attended: 02/02/13 - 02/10/13
We really enjoyed going on this trip. We learned many interesting things about Hawaii and its people.

Alison from Wynnewood, PA Number of programs attended: 17
Date attended: 01/12/13 - 01/20/13
Hawai'i is very different from mainland USA, and this 2-island program gives a very good overview of the history, character and physical beauty of the state and its multi-cultural citizens. The program is a nice mix of lectures and field trips that give a true Aloha spirit.

Kay from Tucson, AZ Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 10/27/12 - 11/04/12
Instead of handouts, ask about media use. Almost all of our guides used some sort of elctronic media and presented excellent programs with it.

Debra from Halifax, PA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 10/27/12 - 11/04/12
What a super way to experience Hawaii for the first time. We enjoyed our first Road Scholar program so much. The field trips, the instructors, the leadership were fantastic. The people we met were wonderful. Thank you for the trip of a lifetime.

Diane from Wilton, CA Number of programs attended: 6
Date attended: 10/27/12 - 11/04/12
My recent Road Scholar trip to O'ahu and Maui: Experience the Essence of Hawai'i was delightful. The quality of the instructors was phenominal. Each one was so well informed and presented the material in such an undestanndable way, I couldn't belive the next one could do the same thing, but she did. I would highly recommend this program to anyone interested in experiencing and learning more about Hawai'i.

Elizabeth from Philadelphia, PA Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 10/27/12 - 11/04/12
The best way to see Hawaii is via Road Scholar! It was my first trip to Hawaii and the time there and the learning experience was great!

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8 nights of accommodations
18 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
1 Flights during the program


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