Arrive into Honoulu located on the beautiful Island of Oʻahu also known as “The Gathering Place”, the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Receive your fresh flower lei greeting. Your trip will include performing at the Ala Moana Center and in Pearl Harbour on the USS Missisouri with a self-guided tour, along with a 90 minute jazz clinic at the Honolulu Dance Studio and Royal Grove – Hawaiian Dance clinic where dancers to take part in a Hula lesson. The art of Hula expresses all that we hear, see, smell, taste, touch and feel. You will enjoy 2 self-guided hikes – Diamond Head – actually named Le’ahi by Hawaiians, a hike to the top takes about an hour over a well-worn path (the summit offers a spectacular 365 degree view of Oahu); Waimea Falls Park – this is more like a pleasurable one mile stroll through lush botanical gardens, that lead up to the grand Waimea Falls. Visits to include: the Dole Plantation for a visit of Hawaii’s only remaining pineapple plantation on the island’s beautiful north shore and the Polynesian Cultural Center where you will celebrate traditional Polynesian culture and get a unique opportunity to immerse yourselves in the lifestyles, habitats, entertainment and hospitality of seven Polynesian villages. Ride the Dolphin Star for a cruise where you will watch wild dolphins jump, play and socialize in their family pods from the open air viewing decks. Your evenings will be filled with the culture of Hawaii with the “Rock-A-Hula show” at the Royal Hawaiian Center where you will see legendary performances of hula to fire-knife dancing; the “The Magic of Polynesia”, dinner show with a spell-binding night of stunning illusions, dramatic special effects, amazing sleight-of-hand and professionally choreographed Polynesian entertainment; the Ali’i Luau dinner followed by the fabulous show “HA, the Breath of Life”; and the Torch Lighting Ceremony and Hula Show at Kuhio Beach. Before you leave be sure to visit the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet – Hawaii’s premier outdoor market, featuring over 400 vendors, crafters, artists from all over the world, a true melting pot of Aloha.
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Pearl Habour – USS Mississouri | hikes at Diamond Head and Waimea Falls | Dole Plantation | Polynesiam Cultural Center | Dolphin cruise | dance performances and clinics | evening cultural shows
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