Let the spirit of “Aloha” be your guide on this leisurely three-island tour of Hawaii featuring three-night stays each in Oahu, Kauai and four nights in Maui. Enjoy your luxurious beachfront hotel in Waikiki. “Remember Pearl Harbor” and visit the USS Arizona Memorial. Embark on a wonderful journey along Oahu’s famous North Shore. Visit an historic plantation and the largest Hawaiian coﬀee estate in Kauai. See Waimea Canyon, the “Grand Canyon of the Paciﬁc.” Experience a traditional Polynesian luau!
Day 1, March 26
Aloha! Your adventure in the sun-drenched Hawaiian Islands begins in Honolulu. Upon arrival, you’ll be welcomed with a traditional Hawaiian ﬂoral lei before being transferred to your Waikiki Beach hotel, the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort. Relax and “hang loose” – you are in Hawaii!
Day 2, March 27
This morning “Remember Pearl Harbor” as you embark on an historic journey. Begin at the World War II Valor in the Paciﬁc National Monument to view artifacts from the attack and a short documentary on the Day of Infamy. Travel by naval launch to the white marble-clad USS Arizona Memorial. In the silence, reﬂect on history as you gaze upon the thousands of names inscribed on the wall of remembrance. Take a city tour of Honolulu, highlighting the historic Iolani Palace, the impressive state capitol building, King Kamehameha’s statue and the moving National Cemetery of the Paciﬁc, known as the Punchbowl. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore Oahu your way. (B D)
Day 3, March 28
Embark on a wonderful journey along Oahu’s famous North Shore. If there is such a thing as a perfect wave, you’ll likely ﬁnd it here. The large waves of this legendary surf mecca attract the best surfers. Several television series and movies were ﬁlmed in this area. A stop in the surﬁng town of Haleiwa will surely be a highlight as you learn why surfers gather from all over the world with waves ranging from 2 to 40 feet! Rich with island history , Haleiwa is now the social and artistic hub of the North Shore. Here you will ﬁnd surfers fueling up at the restaurants in its plantation-era buildings before hitting the famous beaches of Waimea Bay , Ehukai (Banzai Pipeline) and Sunset Beach. Return to Waikiki and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. (B)
Day 4, March 29
A short ﬂight takes us to the “Garden Isle” of Kauai, the oldest island in the chain. Only here, on the outer islands, can you ﬁnd the timeless world of ancient Polynesia. Upon arrival, travel to breathtaking Waimea Canyon. Carved thousands of years ago by rivers and ﬂoods, each of the lines in the canyon walls represent a diﬀerent volcanic eruption or lava ﬂow. At 10 miles long, one mile wide and more than 3,500 ft deep, it is considered the “Grand Canyon of the Paciﬁc.” Later , visit the largest coﬀee estate in Hawaii and discover the coﬀee bean’s journey from tree to your morning cup. Learn about sustainability practices and taste several of their coﬀees. We will then check into our beautiful ocean-front resort, Kauai Marriott Resort. (B,D)
Day 5, March 30
The day is yours to enjoy this beautiful island at your leisure. Stroll along the beach or take advantage of your resort’s activities. You may also choose to experience the island through the eyes of Hollywood with an optional tour of the island’s famous movie ﬁlming locations. (B, D)
Day 6, March 31
Step aboard an open-air boat for a cruise along the tranquil Wailua River. Your captain will tell stories of days gone by before making a stop to disembark for a short guided walk to the lush, green Fern Grotto. On your return boat ride, hula dancers join us to demonstrate this ancient art form, originally performed for the volcano goddess, Pele. (B)
Day 7, April 1
This morning we board an inter-island ﬂight to the “Valley Isle” of Maui, one of the most beautiful and popular outer islands. We’ll visit the stunning Lao Valley and view the 2,000-foot high Iao Needle, one of Maui’s famous natural land forms. We’ll also visit the old royal capital of Lahaina, once home of the world’s largest whaling ﬂeets, where you can stroll through historic streets. We’ll then travel through sugarcane ﬁelds to the resort area of Kaanapali and arrive at your deluxe beachfront hotel, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Lahaina. (B)
Day 8, April 2
Spend a day at leisure to see for yourself why locals say “Maui no ka oi” (Maui is the best). Perhaps you will take an optional cliﬀside drive on the legendary Road to Hana. Or you may choose to take a stroll along the beach, shop for souvenirs or simply relax at your luxurious Maui resort. There is no limit to the adventures you can have on this beautiful island! (B)
Day 9 , April 3
Enjoy this another day of paradise! To cap oﬀ your visit, you may decide to view the sunrise from the summit of Haleakala (optional). The evening concludes with a traditional Polynesian luau, featuring endless tropical drinks and a sumptuous feast. (B, D)
Day 10, April 4
Enjoy your day of complete leisure in this beautiful tropical paradise! (B)
Day 11, April 5
Bid “Aloha” to Hawaii as your memorable tour ends in Maui. Now, wherever your home is, you’ll always be part of the Hawaiian “ohana” (family). (B)
- Round-trip transportation to St. Louis Airport
- Cancellation Waiver and Insurance
- Round-trip air from Lambert St. Louis
- Fully escorted by Jane’s Journeys
- Itinerary as described above
- 14 meals; 10 breakfasts and 4 dinner
- 10 nights’ deluxe accommodations/luggage handling
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for changes resulting from government-imposed taxes or fees.
COST PER PERSON:
$775 deposit with reservation; reservations are made on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.
Final payment is due by December 26, 2019.