Hawaii’s National Parks: Exploring Four Islands from Volcanoes to Pearl Harbor
Join park rangers and historians on an exploration of Hawaii’s volcanoes, where you’ll learn about Hawaiian mythology, unique island ecology, natural monuments and sacred sites.
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Program No. 2810RJ
15 days
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15 days
14 nights
41 meals
14B 13L 14D
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At a Glance

Follow the journey of Pele — Hawaii's volcano goddess — from Kilauea on Hawaii to Haleakala on Maui, to Kalaupapa on Molokai, and to bustling Waikiki on Oahu. Led by former park rangers and local historians, delight in Hawaii's natural and cultural history while you traverse through its national parks and historic sites.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles on varied terrain. Elevations up to 10,000 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Study Hawaii's Volcanoes National Park with a volcanologist and get a bird's-eye view into Kilauea's crater.
  • Explore and study St. Damien’s ministry to Hansen's Disease patients quarantined on an isolated portion of Molokai, Kalaupapa Peninsula.
  • Journey on the famous road to Hana and see countless waterfalls on a scenic coastal road leading to a beautiful lunch spot with locals.
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Steve Kooiman
Steven Kooiman served in the U.S. Navy for 24 years and has visited many World War II battle sites. He moved to Hawaii in 1983 and has called it home ever since. An avid WWII History buff, Steven served as an instructor on the battleship Missouri. He eventualy became the Education Manager, and enjoys teaching new staff members and students of all ages. Steve has had the honor of working at the USS Arizona memorial and leading groups at Pearl Harbor, and he has shared his passion with over 100,000 eager students.
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