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Arrive Honolulu and receive your traditional lei greeting welcoming you to the islands. Our team will be waiting to take you on a narrated scenic drive past down town Honolulu into the heart of Waikiki.
Overnight at the hotel.
TASTE OF HONOLULU AND HAWAII PLANTATION VILLAGE
Morning breakfast, Enjoy a welcome to the islands breakfast buffet, presented by your Hawaiian Holidays host at Duke’s Canoe Club on world famous Waikiki Beach.
9:00 am - Enjoy a great sightseeing tour of Honolulu which includes Pearl Harbor, the Arizona Memorial-Museum & Movie at the Arizona.
11:30 am - Visit Hawaii Plantation Village to learn about how the cultures of this island became to be. Continue on with our city tour to Kawaihao Church & Mission House, King Kamehameha Statue-State Landmark, State Capitol & Washington Place, Iolani Palace-Hawaiian Nobility and the State Royal Heritage, Punchbowl National Cemetery of the Pacific- and more!
We don’t want you to pass by any of our ethnic culture, so stops will be made for you to experience the sights, smells, foods and sounds that make Honolulu, Hawaii a very unique place to live.
Return to your hotel by 2:00pm. Later day free for relaxation . Overnight at the hotel.
POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER - HALEIWA TOWN - PLATE LUNCH – SHAVE ICE
Morning Breakfast later head for the country, to the North Shore of Oahu. In route will travel through pineapple fields and stop for a taste.
Then into the historical surf town of Haleiwa. Surfing was once the sport of King’s in old Hawaii and today all the Keiki’s (children) of Hawaii surf. In Haleiwa we include for you what the locals call “kau kau” local food. First we include a “plate lunch” then a special treat “shave ice” at Matsumoto General Store.
Our next stop is the Polynesian Cultural Center. Here you will see all of Polynesia in one location - Students from Fiji, the Marquesas, New Zealand, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga attend Brigham Young Hawaii Campus. The center is quite large and you can stroll through authentic native villages at your leisure. You will see an excellent I-IMAX theater presentation. There are many live shows but the highlight will be the excellent evening performance in the outdoor theater after your all-you-can-eat dinner. Late return to your hotel.
WAIKIKI TROLLEY - THE VALLEY ISLE “MAUI”
Morning breakfast, later explore Waikiki & Honolulu than upon the Waikiki Trolley Tour. Your trolley is the red/yellow line which includes shopping, dinning, historical sights. This is a narrated tour with unlimited on and off privileges with stops at The Kodak Hula Show, Chinatown, Academy of Arts, Foster Botanical Garden, Hawaii Maritime Center, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, Restaurant Row, Hard Rock Cafe, Aloha Tower Market Place, Dole Cannery Square, Ala Moana Center, Bishop Museum, Maui Divers Jewelry Center and Hilo Hattie’s.
This afternoon transfer to Honolulu Airport for your inter island air flight to Maui.
Upon arrival transfer to the resort located on beautiful Kaanapali Beach. Overnight at the resort.
“IAO VALLEY - HAILE MAILE GENERAL STORE - MAUI COUNTY FARM BUREAU
Our tour of Maui begins with a visit through Wailuku & Kahului into Iao Valley, home of Iao Needle, lush tropical gardens, and a stone likeness of John F. Kennedy. Then we travel up through Pukalani to a Protea Flower Farm, this rare flower is grown exclusively upon the slopes of Haleakala. Also included is a presentation from the Maui County Farm Bureau. Meet and experience a working farm to learn more about the many diversified groups grown on the island.
Enjoy lunch at Haile Maile General Store. Thought out the day you will travel through pineapple & sugarcane fields upon our return we take you into Haiku, Paia, and Ho’okipa Beach Park where the windsurfers take flight into the air.
Mid afternoon return to your hotel. Overnight at the resort.
SHOPPING IN LAHAINA - OLD LAHAINA LUAU “ALOHA” DINNER
Transportation to and from Lahaina Town will be included on the “Green Trolley” pick up location at your hotel. Enjoy the day exploring Hawaii’s first seat of Royalty.
Lahaina is rich with history, once being the central location of the Hawaiian Government. Lahaina is home of the oldest school west of the Rockies, Lahainaluna. Founded in 1841 it was established by Missionaries to teach the Hawaiian people to read. You will notice high above the town the big “L” which represents the school and honors it’s greatest contributor Mr. David Malo. There is so much to learn from this port in paradise so take a relaxing pace as you stroll this ocean front experience. Many original buildings still remain, there is plenty of eatery and shopping so take you time. You will have the entire day at you leisure. . Or just relax and get some sun your really get some sun and your getting the feeling why they call Maui “No Ka Oi”- The Best!.
Tonight enjoy a special farewell evening at the Old Lahaina Luau!
HAWAIIAN POI POUNDING - COCONUT BASKET WEAVING -TIME TO SAY ALOHA
This morning will be yours to relax. Perhaps you will have a chance to share in a rare Hawaiian experience.
9:00am join the staff at the Royal Lahaina Resort for a Hawaiian Poi pounding demonstration & tasting. Hawaiian Poi pounding, basket weaving and other morning activities are performed by the Royal Lahaina Resort and are subject to change.
Depart this afternoon from your hotel to Kahului Airport for your return flight.
On arrival connect flight for onward destination.