Student Travel Attractions in Hawaii
There are few destinations as beautiful and breathtaking as the Hawaiian Islands. For student travelers in Hawaii, adventure is certain and fun is guaranteed! Students will enjoy pristine, unadulterated beaches and cultural influences that won’t soon be forgotten.
Check out a few of our favorite attractions in Hawaii below.
Waikiki Resort Hotel
Students, chaperones and group directors will enjoy deluxe accommodations at this beachfront hotel in Waikiki’s premier shopping and tourist district, where the streets are bustling with visitors and there is never a shortage of sites to see.
Ala Moana Center
This is Hawaii’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination. Teeming with boutiques, incredible restaurants and entertainers, visitors flock to Ala Moana and consider it a must-see destination.
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Narrated Tour of Honolulu
This guided tour of historic Honolulu includes the State Capitol, Iolani Palace (the only Royal Palace on American soil), and the King Kamehameha Statue, Punchbowl National Cemetery and China Town.
Enjoy great food and tableside entertainment in the form of film and one-of-a-kind music and movie memorabilia.
Society of Seven
Students will meet in hotel lobby for a short walk to celebrate with the Society of Seven as they present a sensational show that includes musical favorites, Broadway impersonations, ‘50s and ‘60s, pop hits, and surprises from Waikiki’s master showmen.
Royal Hawaiian Center
The Royal Hawaiian Center is conveniently located in the heart of Waikiki. Visitors enjoy a day of Honolulu shopping, dining and entertainment and can even get involved in complimentary music, hula and culture classes in The Royal Grove.
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Hilo Hattie’s Fashion Center
You can’t leave Hawaii without first stocking up on souvenirs. Hilo Hattie’s is famous for its never-ending supply of Hawaiian shirts.
Aloha Tower Marketplace
Make room in your bag for all the goodies you will be bringing home from the Islands! Students and directors will visit the Marketplace where they will experience more of Hawaii’s incredible shopping, and will have the opportunity to pick up a souvenir for those who couldn’t make the trip.
Go snorkeling at one of the most beautiful spots in the world. Hanauma Bay is a protected wildlife refuge where fish will actually swim up and eat out of your hands.
Diamond Head Crater
Experience the breathtaking vistas of Hawaii from atop one of its most famous mountains during a morning hike to the Crater.
Considered an absolute must-see destination for those visiting Hawaii, Pearl Harbor is home to the USS Arizona Memorial and houses a museum that provides students a unique educational experience about an event that changed the face of American history.
America’s Best Luau
Attend a Luau that was named “America’s Best” by ABC’s Good Morning America. Learn to dance the popular Hukilau hula, kick off your shoes, and go native. Enjoy ALL YOU CAN EAT food on a 16-course buffet that includes a combination of traditional Island dishes and continental fare (for the less adventurous).
Central Oahu and North Shore Tour
The adventures starts with a narrated drive through Koolau Moutains and ends at the Windward side of Oahu, where visitors are met by a Polynesian Chief who shares stories of Hawaiian customs and culture. Then, enjoy an educational trek through the botanical gardens, where you will learn how to make fire from sticks and how to husk and open a coconut.
Pali Lookout and Secret Island
View the Windward side of Oahu from the top of 2000 foot cliffs, then journey on a Tropical Rain Forest Tour which starts at the Secret Island. The day is topped off with some sand and surf at a private island where volleyball, canoeing, kayaking, horseshoes, badminton, sunbathing and hammocks are available.