Sunrise from Hanauma Bay on Oahu, Hawaii

Hawaii: The Island State

Spring 2022

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Your Itinerary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1: Fly to Honolulu

Meet your group and board your flight to Honolulu.

Day 2: Guided tour of East O’ahu

Guided Tours:

  • Diamond Head
  • Hanauma Bay
  • Makapu’u Point

Stop at Nuuanu Pali Lookout

Visit Pearl Harbor:

  • USS Arizona Memorial
  • USS Missouri
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Day 3: Vernice Pauahi Bishop Museum

Immerse yourself in Hawaiʻi’s rich culture and heritage at the premier natural and cultural history museum in the state. The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum has the world's largest collection of Polynesian cultural artifacts and natural history specimens. Besides the comprehensive exhibits of Hawaiiana, the museum's total holding of natural history specimens exceeds 24 million.

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Sailing excursion and snorkeling

Afternoon free time

Day 4: Honolulu & Hilo

Flight to Hilo

Take a local flight to Hilo and enjoy the sky views of the islands.

Visit Waianuenue Falls, better known as Rainbow Falls

Explore the town of Hilo
Stop at Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 5: Hilo & Kona

Visit Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and hike with a geologist to learn about the geology of the area

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park protects some of the most unique geological, biological, and cherished cultural landscapes in the world. Extending from sea level to 13,681 feet, the park encompasses the summits of two of the world's most active volcanoes - Kīlauea and Mauna Loa - and is a designated International Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Stop at Punalu’u Black Sand Beach

Punaluʻu Beach (also called Black Sand Beach) is a beach between Pāhala and Nāʻālehu on the Big Island of the U.S. state of Hawaii. The beach has black sand made of basalt and created by lava flowing into the ocean which explodes as it reaches the ocean and cools. This volcanic activity is in the Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. Punaluʻu is frequented by endangered hawksbill and green turtles, which can often be seen basking on the black sand.

Visit Pu’uohonua Honaunau National Historic Park

Pu’uohonua Honaunau National Park

Enjoy an evening lūʻau

Day 6: Kona

Visit a coffee plantation or bee/honey farm

There are hundreds of coffee farms in Kona. Kona Coffee is world-renowned and consistently rated among the very best gourmet coffees in the world.

Transfer to the airport with Tour Director

Day 7: Arrive home