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Program #18116RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
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.
Start of Program
Feb 8, 2015
Registration between 3:00 - 5:00 pm at Royal Lahaina Resort lobby. Upon arrival, please proceed to the front desk to check in. You will then be directed to the Road Scholar registration desk.
You will be staying at the Royal Lahaina Resort that night.
Location: Kaanapali, HI (Island of Maui)
Nearest city or town: Lahaina
Nearest highway: Honopiilani Hwy
Nearest airport: Kapalua (JHM)-10 minutes (small airport); Kahului (OGG)- 50 minutes, main Maui Airport

End of Program
Feb 17, 2015
Program ends after breakfast in Kona; check-out by 11:00 AM; independent departures
You will be staying at the Courtyard by Marriott's King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel the night before.
Location: Kona, Big Island of Hawaii
Nearest city or town: Kailua-Kona
Nearest highway: Highway 19
Nearest airport: Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA)
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Royal Lahaina Resort is located on Kaanapali Beach, which was voted "America's Best Beach." What was once the exclusive retreat for Maui's royalty is now one of the most sought after tropical destinations in the world. It is also one of the most gracious and welcoming facilities. You will know you're in Hawaii the moment you set foot in the understated lobby. From the cool flagstone beneath your feet to the warm koa-wood walls and inviting wicker easy chairs, you will feel the soothing embrace of the tropics.

Contact info:
2780 Kekaa Drive
Kaanapali, HI 96761 USA
phone: 808-661-3611
web: www.royallahaina.com

Room amenities: "Lavish" hardly begins to describe the guest rooms in the 12-story Lahaina Kai Tower, where the recent $35 million renovation is much on display. Designed by the renowned Hawaii firm of Philpotts & Associates, each contemporary room in this resort on Kaanapali Beach pays tribute to the Islands with custom teak furnishings, hand-selected paintings and photographs, and a soft palette that plays counterpoint to the spectacular tropical setting. - Plush Presidential Diamond Suite Beds with Feather-tops - 32” High-Definition Flat-Screen Television - Sound System with iPod and MP3 player ports - Telephone with Voice Mail Options - Air-Conditioning - High-Speed Internet Access (Charge) - In-Room Electronic Safe (Charge) - Mini-Refrigerator - Coffee Maker with Complimentary Coffee & Tea Replenished Daily - Hair Dryer - Iron and Ironing Board - In-Room Movies (Charge) - Private Lanai (balcony)

Facility amenities: - Oceanfront - On Kaanapali Beach - Concierge - Two Restaurants & Three Bars - Ice Cream Parlor - Sundry Store - Room Service & Daily Maid Service - Dry Cleaning Service (Charge) - Three Swimming Pools - Jacuzzi - Beach Activities Center with Rentals - Cabana Rentals - Snorkeling - Eleven Lighted Tennis Courts - Tennis Pro Shop and Instruction - Shuffleboard & Bocce Ball Courts - Jogging Path - Lei Making Instruction - Nightly Oceanfront Luau - Adjacent to Kaanapali Golf Courses - Self-Parking (Charge) - Valet Parking (Charge) - Activities Desk - Shopping Arcade - Shuttle to Lahaina Town & Whaler’s Village (Charge) - Meeting Facilities & Planners - Scheduled Resort Activities - Professional Photographer

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: between $259-$325 plus taxes
Maui is an extremely popular destination; rates are subject to availability at the time of booking.The rate is between $259-$325 plus tax per night. There is no guarantee that the lower rate will be available. To make a reservation, call the resort at 808-270-9753 Ask for: Lori Moore. Guests MUST identify that they are with Road Scholar PII and have their program number & dates of stay ready. A credit card will be taken at time of reservation; applicable hotel cancellation policies will apply.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is a tourist-class hotel located on the Big Island's Kona Coast and is 8 miles from Kona International Airport and 105 miles from the city of Hilo. This former king's residence overlooks Kamakahonu Bay and is within walking distance to Hulihee Palace, shops, and restaurants in Kailua-Kona town. Historic artifacts and images are located throughout the hotel.

Contact info:
75-5660 Palani Road
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 USA
phone: 808-329-2911
web: www.konabeachhotel.com

Room amenities: Each room has a complimentary internet access, lanai (balcony), coffee maker, clock radio with MP3 outlet, 37" LCD television, complimentary in-room laptop safe, refrigerator, and digital telephone with voicemail and dataport.

Facility amenities: The restaurant is open for breakfast daily, and offers buffet dinners on selected evenings. Onsite luaus provide entertainment and authentic cuisine while Billfish Bar serves snacks and drinks, poolside. There is direct access to the beach, and a marina and numerous water-related activities are nearby. WiFi is free.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Rates starting from $160
If you are going to be making reservations for pre/post dates only, please follow the following procedure: Call Hotel Reservations Department direct at (808) 329-2911 or toll free at (800) 367-2111 - Ask for special group rate for PII Pacific Islands Institute Program and your Road Scholar program number to receive special group rate (rates subject to availability) - Guests are responsible for their own room, tax, and incidental charges during their pre-stay

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

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Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
9 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
8 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
1 Flights during the program

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3.9
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