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Road Scholar
Program #18535RJ
12 Days | 11 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
Oct 3, 2014
Registration between 3:00 - 5:00 pm at Hawaii Prince Hotel lobby. Upon arrival, please proceed to the hotel’s front desk to check in. You will then be directed to the Road Scholar registration desk
You will be staying at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki that night.
Location: Honolulu
Nearest airport: Honolulu International Airport
Transportation to site: Taxis or shuttle vans are available from the Honolulu International Airport to the Hawaii Prince Hotel. Arrival information at Honolulu International Airport (HNL) is located at the end of this packet.

End of Program
Oct 14, 2014
At approx 6:15 pm when the Guam to Honolulu flight arrives. Lose one day crossing International Date Line.
You will be staying at the Yap Pacific Dive Resort the night before.
Location: Colonia, Yap
Transportation to site: Taxis or shuttle vans are available from the Honolulu International Airport to Waikiki, if you are extending your stay in Hawaii after the program concludes.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Once the favorite playground of Hawaii's royalty and their distinguished guests, Waikiki was almost entirely wetlands at the turn of the 20th century - full of taro patches, rice paddies and fish ponds. Today, it has all the amenities and activities of a major urban center, along with some of Oahu's most beautiful white sand beaches. Located at the gateway to Waikiki, the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki overlooks the beautiful, blue Pacific Ocean and the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor. The guest rooms at this AAA Four Diamond property are all oceanfront with floor to ceiling windows. Amenities include shuttle service to Waikiki and surrounding beaches, valet parking, turndown service upon request, swimming pool, whirlpool, business center, fitness room, expanded channel offerings including free and pay movies, in room mini-refrigerator with bottled water on day of arrival, in room safe, hair dryer, iron, bath robe, four restaurants, and free transportation to the hotel’s 27 hole championship golf course designed by Arnold Palmer (guests receive preferred tee times and special rates) or to two championship tennis courts.

Contact info:
100 Holomoana St
Honolulu, HI 96815 USA
phone: 808-956-1111
web: www.hawaiiprincehotel.com

Room amenities: in-room safes, in-room mini-refrigerator, In-Room coffee maker with coffee, in-room movies, turn-down service (upon request), complimentary use of bathrobes, iron and ironing board, High-speed internet access (wired and Wi-Fi - fees apply -as of 11/2013, $11.95 per 24 hour period per device available in room and lobby), and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: Pool, restaurants, business center, fitness center, shops and a spa, full-service concierge.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: 2014: $189 + taxes
Please call the hotel directly at (800) 321-6248. Request the special PII Road Scholar Group rate. This rate is based upon availability in the “Run of Ocean” Room Category . Please note: the rate may vary based on your program dates. The hotel requires a credit card to guarantee your room reservation. Credit cards accepted include American Express, Diners, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. Cancellations must be made at least 72 hours in advance to avoid penalty.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Hotel

Description: Yap Pacific Dive Resort offers all the amenities of a 5 Star Hotel and attention to detail is their trademark. This intimate retreat of 20 rooms and 2 Grand Suites styled in unique 1880's Victorian architecture is reminiscent of the 19th century era of the Clipper Ship trade. A warm and friendly atmosphere and well trained staff will see to your every need. A former Japanese command post was turned into the Veranda View Restaurant and Pool Side Café and Bar, featuring a panoramic view of Chammorro Bay, Yap Lagoon, and the fringing reef. Yap Pacific Dive Resort has been selected the "Best Resort in Micronesia" from 2005-2012.

Contact info:
1 Yap Pacific Drive
P.O. Box B
Colonia, Yap, FM 96943 Micronesia, Federated States
phone: +6913506000
web: www.yap-pacific.com

Room amenities: Spacious rooms have air conditioning, a ceiling fan, mini bar, TV/VCR, IDD telephone, hardwood floors, French doors that open onto a patio or veranda.Accented with hand crafted furniture and original artworks from the Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia. All rooms have the same basic floor plan and differ by location.

Facility amenities: Spacious lobby, Spa, Victorian garden ,Yap's only freshwater swimming pool, poolside Cafe and bar, Fine Dining Restaurant, dive shop, local handicraftts, free High-Speed Internet, and business services Additional fees may be applied for some amenities.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: All rooms have showers, no tubs.

Additional nights after:
Program begins and concludes in Hawaii

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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

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