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OAHU – Partial OCEANVIEW ROOMS 

Spend three nights at the Sheraton Waikiki Beach Resort set 

directly on shores of Waikiki Beach. Enjoy ocean view rooms 

at the resort overlooking beautiful Waikiki Beach. Steps from 

Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, the best shopping, dining, 

and attractions. There are many opportunities to fill your free 

day with fabulous options. Sightseeing includes Pearl Harbor 

visit and Honolulu city tour including Punchbowl.

HAWAII – OCEANVIEW ROOMS

Three relaxing nights await you at the sprawling oceanfront 

Royal Kona Resort on the sun drenched Kohala Coast of 

Hawaii. After visiting the Volcano National Park, enjoy a 

special lunch at the historic Pahala Plantation House with 

entertainment, plus leisure time in the charming village of Kona. 

KAUAI – OCEANVIEW ROOMS 

The lush green Garden Isle of Kauai is not to be missed. We’ve given two nights at the beautiful Kauai Beach Resort along a rural stretch of Kauai’s eastern coast. Sights include a cruise on the Wailua River to the Fern Grotto and a tour to lovely Waimea Canyon, the “Grand Canyon of the South Pacific.” 

MAUI – OCEANVIEW ROOMS 

This is the favorite of all the islands, so we’ve planned three nights on world famous Kaanapali Beach at the Sheraton Maui Resort with oceanview rooms. Island sights include: Iao Valley, Maui Tropical Plantation Tram Tour, and an exciting whale watching cruise during the running of the whales! Explore the village of Lahaina. Take in an authentic Hawaiian Luau.

 

Day 1 – Home to Honolulu 

Fly to Honolulu today. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your hassle free flight. Check into the beautiful Sheraton Waikiki Beach Resort with partial Oceanview rooms. Tonight relax and get settled in for a three night stay here in Waikiki. Choose from the many restaurants surrounding your hotel for dinner on your own this evening.

Hotel: Sheraton Waikiki Resort (Partial Ocean View)

 

Day 2 – Honolulu 

Tour Pearl Harbor National Memorial Park. Cruise by Navy Launch to the sunken USS Arizona. This is a moment you won’t forget as your thoughts turn to Dec. 7, 1941 and the beginning of World War II. This impressive Memorial to the 1,102 men still entombed will be a special moment of the trip. Sightseeing includes Hawaii’s State Capitol, Iolani Palace, Punchbowl, and Honolulu lookout. Motor through lush rain forest to the Nuuanu Pali Lookout for a scenic view of Honolulu and the valley below. Enjoy an included dinner in the heart of Honolulu this evening.

Included Meals: Dinner

 

Day 3 – Honolulu

Take advantage of the wonderful location of your hotel within walking distance to the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center or even the Zoo. Some may want to visit the USS Missouri stationed here in Honolulu. Tonight maybe walk down the beach and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many waterfront restaurants.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 4 – Honolulu to Kona 

Enjoy breakfast this morning before we take a short flight to The Big Island of Hawaii featuring everything from volcanos to lush valleys and expansive pasture lands. Hawaii has more variety than any other island its size. Stop in the seaside village of Kona before we continue to the lovely Royal Kona Resort located on a 12-acre volcanic outcropping, offering a dramatic oceanfront setting just steps from the many restaurants, shops, and historic sites in Kailua-Kona. Take in the famed Kona sunsets from your oceanfront rooms!

Hotel: Royal Kona Resort (Oceanfront)

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 5 – Kona 

After breakfast we explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See Mauna Loa, the most massive mountain on earth, and Kilauea Crater, which rises over 4,090 ft. above a volcanic wonderland of steaming fire pits and fern forests. Lunch today is a full locally-grown organic meal at the historic Pahala Plantation House, a restored mansion on an old sugar plantation, featuring a performance by local singers. Walk the black sand beach at Punalu’u Beach Park. See waterfalls, high cliffs that drop into the ocean, and beautiful Rainbow Falls. We’ll also enjoy a brief stop at a local Orchid Nursery. Return to your lovely resort overlooking black rocks and ocean blue.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 6 – Kona

Awake and enjoy breakfast with the rest of the day at leisure. You may want to explore other areas of Kona by way of the local trolley. There is much to do on the Big Island, including great shopping at your fingertips. Options include a submarine ride, a glass bottom boat ride, golfing, catamaran, or deep sea fishing excursions.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 7 – Kona to Kauai 

Board an inter-island jet to Kauai, the oldest island in the chain. One look at the lush, green vegetation that covers most of Kauai tells you why it is called the “Garden Isle.” Lunch today is served at the Aloha Beach Resort Restaurant before we cruise up the scenic Wailua River to the famous tropical Fern Grotto for the singing of the Hawaiian Wedding Song. Arrive at the Kauai Beach Resort, the perfect “Garden Isle” hotel. Surrounded by exotic lagoons, cascading waterfalls and lush tropical setting; and all of Kauai’s great activities, including an optional helicopter ride overlooking all the beauty of Kauai.

Included Meals: Lunch 

Hotel: Kauai Beach Resort (Ocean View)

 

Day 8 – Kauai

Breakfast is served at your leisure. Today we explore breathtaking Waimea Canyon, nicknamed the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific” by author Mark Twain. Waimea Canyon is one of Kauai’s natural wonders with canyons eroded by water, wind and rain. Waimea Canyon is the largest canyon in the Pacific measuring 10 miles long, 2 miles wide and over 3,500 feet deep. Like the Grand Canyon, the lines along the canyon’s walls indicate the different volcanic eruptions and lava flows that have occurred over the centuries.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 9 – Kauai to Maui 

Enjoy breakfast before we fly to the “Valley Isle,” and experience the island’s lush jungle valleys, ribbons of sand, cool uplands, vast crater, and historic treasures. Visit peaceful Iao Valley hidden among the beautiful towering peaks and Iao Needle. Take a tram tour with lunch at the Maui Tropical Plantation, with living exhibits of Hawaii’s agriculture. See Lahaina, the famous little whaling village enroute to your hotel located on Kaanapali Beach. We’ve chosen one of Maui’s most luxurious oceanfront hotel, the Sheraton Maui Resort, featuring oceanview rooms for your pleasure! Maui is said to be the favored island and it is with that in mind we have given you three relaxing nights in this tropical paradise with some of the finest beaches in the world! All you have to do is walk out on the courtyard and see whales spouting in the distant waters. This evening you are guests at a delightful luau. Experience traditional food, music, hula dance, tiki torches, swaying palm trees, and the ocean blue. As the sun sets over this spectacular setting it will be an evening you will long remember.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Luau Dinner

Hotel: Sheraton Maui Resort (Oceanview Rooms)

 

Day 10 – Maui 

A full breakfast is served at your leisure. Public shuttle service is available for those who would like go to Lahaina Village. For great ideas on how to spend your day, just ask the hotel concierge! Or you might want to take a short oceanfront walk along Kaanapali Beach and take in a little shopping or enjoy lunch at one of the restaurants offering delicious dining.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 11 – Maui 

After a full breakfast, we take an included whale watching cruise off the sunny shores of Maui. You’ll learn why they call this season the “Running of the Whales.” The waters are full of humpback whales calving their young in the warm waters between Lanai and Maui. It’s sure to be a highlight of your trip! Later, stroll along the beach front which takes you to all of the hotels, many that have been on “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.” Stroll to Whalers Village with a variety of shopping and many restaurants. This evening don’t miss the sunset over the black rocks and the famous sunset divers on the beach! This evening enjoy a wonderful Aloha dinner overlooking the crashing waves on the most beautiful of all the islands!

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

 

Day 12 – Maui 

Enjoy a little time this morning in Maui before boarding our flight this afternoon out of Maui to start making our way home.

Included Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 13 – Maui to Home 

Arrive at the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport today with memories of a grand Hawaiian vacation!

 

 

Flyaway Per Person Pricing Information

Double: $5,599
Single: $6,999
Triple: $5,299
Quad: $5,099

Flyaway Travel Protection Per Person

Double: $445
Single: $517

Travel Bucks

$70 Travel Bucks per person earned with this tour

Deposit Due

$200 deposit per person due at time of reservation. Full payment due 45 days prior to depart.

Passport Needed

No

Tour Pace

Moderate Walking

Price Includes

Roundtrip airfare from MSP including all bag fees, taxes & surcharges appox. $100 per person included,) 15 meals, all activities as stated in brochure, Expert Local Driver/Guides



The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 82°
Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
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Hawaii: A Grand Tour
Flyaway Departure Date:
01/19/2015
Flyaway Return Date:
01/31/2015

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Tour Highlights

15 Included Meals with many
Full Breakfasts
Pearl Harbor Tour
Authentic Hawaiian Luau
Pahala Plantation House
Whale Watching Cruise
Tropical Plantation Lunch
Wailua River Cruise to Fern Grotto
Waimea Canyon



Travel with R & J Tours to a warm destination where it is...
56°
Minneapolis, Mn
55°
Hawaii: A Grand Tour
The average temperature while R&J is visiting is 82°
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