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21 Days | 20 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. 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 23, 2015
Hotel check-in 3:00 pm; Group Welcome 4:00 pm; Walk along Historic Banyan Drive 4:30 pm, Welcome Hour at Coconut Island 5:15 pm, Dinner at Hotel 6:00 pm, Orientation 7:00 pm.
You will be staying at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel that night.
Location: Hilo, Hawaii
Nearest city or town: Hilo
Nearest highway: 19 & 11
Nearest airport: Hilo International Airport, General Lyman Field

End of Program
Mar 15, 2015
Breakfast at 7:00 am, program officially ends after breakfast at 8:00 am. Hotel check-out at 11:00 am.
You will be staying at the Hyatt Place Waikiki the night before.
Location: Honolulu
Nearest city or town: Waikiki
Nearest highway: H-1
Nearest airport: Honolulu International Airport
Type: Hotel

Description: Hilo's best full service hotel, the newly renovated Hilo Hawaiian Hotel offers outstanding views of the ocean or quaint Hilo town framed by the backdrop of Mauna Kea. Located on Hilo Bay, and approximately six miles from Hilo Airport, a perfect headquarters for exploring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. The hotel is located on historic Banyan Drive, across from charming Lili'uokalani Gardens, and short walk across the bridge to Coconut Island.

Contact info:
71 Banyan Drive
Hilo, HI 96720 USA
phone: 808-935-9361
web: www.castleresorts.com/hilohawaiian

Room amenities: Road Scholar rooms are all deluxe ocean view and feature 1 king or 2 double beds, air-conditioning, daily housekeeping, balcony, mini refrigerator, coffee/tea maker, clock radio, telephone, flat screen tv, high-speed internet access (fee); hair dryers and iron/ironing board available on request; all rooms are non-smoking.

Facility amenities: The hotel has Queen's Court Restaurant and Waioli Lounge/Bar, banquet facilities, outdoor swimming pool and pool deck, concierge desk, computers & printers (fee), free wi-fi in the lobby, coin operated laundromat, free parking; three elevators, eight floors.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: $185.00+tax/deluxe ocean view
For pre-program reservations, please contact Susan McGovern (susan_mcgovern@hotmail.com) for special reservation number.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Located just a block from world-famous Waikiki Beach, the Hyatt Place Waikiki is a newly renovated high rise near the Diamond Head end of Waikiki. It is within walking distance of bus stops, ABC stores, Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium, and Kapiolani Park.

Contact info:
175 Paoakalani Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815 USA
phone: 808-922-3861
web: www.HyattPlaceWaikikiBeach.com

Room amenities: Road Scholar deluxe rooms feature 1 king or 2 double beds, sofa, coffee/tea maker, clock radio, large screen tv, telephone, mini refrigerator, hair dryer, iron/ironing board, balcony (view varies by room: mountain, city, or ocean), free wi-fi, contemporary bathrooms with granite counter-tops, skin and hair care amenities; all rooms are smoke-free.

Facility amenities: Besides the convenient location, the hotel offers outdoor swimming pool, sun deck, and fitness gym on the third floor; complimentary daily buffet breakfast which may be enjoyed outdoors with seating on the open pool deck area or privately in your room; meals, snacks, bar drinks available in the lobby gallery; complimentary wi-fi throughout the facility (rooms and lobby); computers and printers available for guest use; self-service laundromat or laundry & dry cleaning services; banquet rooms available for classes and meetings; same day taxi service to the airport for 2-4 people, including luggage, for flat rate of $30.00.

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

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: $250.00 per night/deluxe rooms
For post-program reservations, please contact Susan McGovern (susan_mcgovern@hotmail.com) for special reservation number. Hotel will extend special Road Scholar rates for 3 days in deluxe rooms, which includes breakfast.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

at no additional cost on this date ...
20 nights of accommodations
53 meals: 18 breakfasts, 17 lunches, 18 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
29 Field trips
5 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances


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