Norwegian Cruise Line – Pride of America Ship
North American Scholarship Trip: 4 Hawaiian Islands in 7-days

Oahu – Maui – Kona – Kauai

Day Activity

Travel to Honolulu
Check into The Royal Hawaiian Hotel


7:15AM Snorkel Sail Pick Up – Tour Bus Stop, Don Ho Lane just outside of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel

9AM-12PM West Side Dolphin Snorkel Sail, including Electric Beach, onboard the 53’ Honi Olani catamaran

Return to hotel, late check-out. Shower and change for boarding the cruise ship and watch as the boat pulls out of Honolulu.

4PM Head to the Cruise Ship Terminal, 521 Ala Mona Blvd. on Norwegian Cruise Line – Pride of America, Aft-facing, Large Balcony Family Room

7:00PM Depart Honolulu, Oahu
7:30PM Dinner in Teppanyaki


8AM Arrive Kahului, Maui

9:30AM Best of Maui Tour – “Roberts Hawaii”
Visit the Maui Tropical Plantation to learn how coconut, pineapple, sugarcane, coffee, macadamia nuts, papaya, etc. are grown and harvested. After the plantation, visit the Iao Needle, an iconic green-mantled rock outcropping that is one of Maui’s most recognizable landmarks. The tour ends at the Maui Ocean Center where we will learn more about the underwater world around Maui through the Living Reef, Turtle Lagoon, Hammerhead Harbor and other exhibits.

6:30PM Dinner at Mama’s Fish House
Walk the beach of the Grand Wailea to Celebrate the Memory of a Beloved Father


7:00AM Maui Snorkel Cruise – “Roberts Hawaii”
Board a 65’ Catamaran making two stops to snorkel, viewing sea turtles, manta rays, monk seals, and tropical fish.

6:00 PM Depart Kahului, Maui

7:30PM Dinner at La Cucina


8:00AM Hilo

10:00AM Best of Big Island and Volcanoes National Park – “C Big Island Tours”
The tour includes rainforest waterfalls, black sand beaches, craters, lava tubes, and much more.

6:00PM Depart Hilo
Dinner at Skyline Dining Room and Liberty Dining Room


7:45AM Deep Sea Troll Fishing
The calm, year-round deep-sea fishing grounds off the Kona coast are teeming with marlin, ahi tuna, mahi-mahi, wahoo and short-nose spearfish, to name just a few. We had a lovely day of trolling for fish while Grand #3 made new friends and patiently waited for the fish to bite.

5:30 PM Depart Kailua-Kona

7:30PM Dinner at Moderno Churrascaria


8AM Nawiliwili, Kauai

8:30AM Journey to Waimea Canyon – “Roberts Hawaii”
Considered to be the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”, one of Mother Nature’s Wonders.
Visit historic Polynesian stops along the way before returning back to the ship for our Lesson in Generosity.

6:00PM Dinner at Jefferson’s Bistro


8:00AM Sea Fun Beach Snorkel
Snorkeling Among Tropical Fish in calm waters inside a protected reef, amidst exotic fish in a rainbow of colors, and corals in all shapes and sizes. We may even encounter green sea turtles.

2:00 PM Depart Nawiliwili, Kauai

7:30PM Dinner at Cagney’s Steakhouse


7AM Arrive Honolulu, Oahu

9:00AM Pearl Harbor and Honolulu City Tour
Visit to The Punchbowl National Cemetery in the Puowaina Crater, tour the USS Arizona Memorial, take a Navy shuttle out to board the Arizona, and visit the shrine room on the Arizona.

Return flight home

Mary Beth I have a passion for creating and experiencing unforgettable moments and sharing those with others. I hope that this story has helped you experience one of those moments.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *