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11 Days | 10 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
Mar 11, 2014
Check in between 3 PM and 4:30 PM.
You will be staying at the Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach that night.
Location: Kapaa, Hawaii
Nearest city or town: Kapaa
Nearest highway: Kaumuali'i Highway
Nearest airport: Lihue Airport

End of Program
Mar 21, 2014
Departure in Hilo anytime after breakfast and before 12:00 noon.
You will be staying at the Hilo Hawaiian Hotel the night before.
Location: Hilo, HI
Nearest city or town: Keaau
Nearest highway: Highway 19
Nearest airport: Hilo International Airport
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: 808-822-3455
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lihku-courtyard-kauai-at-coconut-beach/

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 ++
For reservations please call (808-822-3455 )and ask for Desiree Fagarang or email todfagarang@courtyardkauai.com

Check in time: 3:00 PM

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 $127 ++
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.

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