Day 01 :New York/Oahu/Honolulu
Aloha! Lei Greeting at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort:
Today we fly to Honolulu on the island of Oahu, one of the single most dreamed of vacation spots in the world. You'll be met with a traditional Lei greeting at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort. This afternoon, if time permits, you can relax or enjoy the famous Waikiki Beach; the choice is yours.
Day 02 :Oahu
Polynesian Cultural Center including Buffet Dinner and Show.
The brilliant Hawaiian sunrise beckons you to a great breakfast…Next, a short familiarization talk on your Hawaiian adventure. Early this afternoon, we're off on a scenic, narrated tour along the Windward Coast to the Polynesian Cultural Center. Our full day tour includes authentic South Pacific villages, demonstrations, Polynesian crafts, an amazing all you can eat buffet feast and spectacular Polynesian dance revue including over 100 cast members.
Day 03 :Oahu
Pearl Harbor Arizona Memorial and Honolulu Sightseeing
Linger a little longer with another breakfast in paradise. Then we set off for Pearl Harbor to commemorate the "day that will live in infamy," December 7, 1941. Few Americans who set foot on the Arizona Memorial can avoid a few goose bumps. We continue on to the Historic Punchbowl National Cemetery followed by a panoramic sightseeing tour of downtown Honolulu. Tonight we enjoy a great dinner at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort.
Day 04 :Oahu/Maui Flight
Flight to Maui / Tour the Iao Valley & Lahaina Town
After breakfast we jet to Maui, the "Valley Island."
In 1778, Captain James Cook arrived in "Mowee" ending the idyllic life of the Polynesian natives. In Cook's wake came traders, missionaries and whalers. At the height of the whaling era (1840 to 1865), Lahaina Town served as the anchorage for more than 500 ships! We'll visit the Iao Valley to view the famous Iao Needle and drive through Lahaina town on our way to our hotel. You’ll gasp upon entering the vast, open-air lobby of the Sheraton Maui Resort Maui. We'll check-in, get our bearings, and enjoy a great dinner.
Day 05 :Maui
Full Day of Leisure – Sunset Cruise.
Enjoy a free day of leisure to spend at Sheraton Maui Resort. Indulge in all it has to offer to create your own perfect day.
After a casual relaxing breakfast, meander through the open-air atrium with palm trees, orchids and amazing Asian art. Visit the hotel's peaceful koi ponds…sit by its sparkling waterfalls. Enjoy the very lush tropical grounds. Of course, let's not forget the half-acre swimming pool and world famous Ka'anapali Beach.
Late this afternoon, it’s fun and relaxation time as our smooth catamaran sails into the setting sun on our Sunset Cruise. Enjoy trade wind sailing with phenomenal views of West Maui, Molokai and Lanai.
Day 06 :Maui
Mount Haleakala Tour • Hawaiian Luau & Show
After breakfast, we're in for a fascinating day of exploration; its focal point, the 10,023 foot summit of giant Mount Haleakala. The now sleeping volcano that gave birth to the island, Haleakala – the "House of the Sun" – is a mile deep. And her crater alone stretches seven miles across. She's majestic and truly awesome!
Tonight…the "Drums of the Pacific" Luau! It's the hottest show on the island. Our luau takes you on a journey through the islands of Polynesia. Witness the authentic dances and music of Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand, Tahiti and Hawaii. Enjoy an open bar and an all-you-can-eat traditional luau featuring a superb combination of Hawaiian specialties, complete with an Imu ceremony.
Day 07 :Maui/Kauai Flight
Fly to Lihue, Kauai • Free Afternoon
Kauai, the "Garden Island," is a tranquil haven - away from the hustle and bustle - turquoise blue skies, lush green vegetation and sparkling oceans of imperial jade. After our jet ride to Kauai, we transfer to our new home for the next two nights - The Sheraton Kauai. It is not just brochure language to say this is one of the finest resorts in the world! Condé Nast has voted it among the top four in Hawaii.
The rest of the afternoon is all yours. Step into a world of timeless elegance and luxury. Take in the refreshing ocean breezes from the beautiful white-sand beaches. Spend the next Two days filled with sunshine, swimming in sparkling pools or just exploring the hotel's lush manicured grounds.
Day 08 :Kauai
Sightseeing Tour of Waimea Canyon • Tonight
This morning we'll visit Waimea Canyon, also known as "The Grand Canyon of the Pacific." Its vast views and imposing stature share similarities with its mainland cousin, but this canyon h the enchanting girls of the luau as a personality all its own. A day of unsurpassed beauty!
Day 09 :Kauai/Honolulu/New York
Enjoy the beautiful sunrise as you spend your morning leisurely. After breakfast, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for flight back to New York.