Sightseeing: Board an air-conditioned motorcoach for a 90-minute scenic drive through the breathtaking landscape toward Oahu’s lush windward side.
Queen Emma’s Summer Palace: Drive by the beautifully restored Hawaiian-Victorian summer retreat of the wife of King Kamehameha IV and catch a glimpse the lifestyle of the Hawaiian monarchy of a bygone era.
Nu’uanu Pali Lookout: Known as a popular lookout because of its seemingly unending views of Oahu, the 1,200-ft. viewpoint sits in the interior’s rainforest-draped mountains and offers commanding views of Kaneohe and Kailua Bay.
Polynesian Cultural Center: Visit the Polynesian Cultural Center that preserves the cultures and customs of old Polynesia, from Hawaii to Tonga and Samoa. Upon your arrival at the 42-acre center, Polynesian villagers (students from nearby Laie campus of the Brigham Young University) will greet you. As you stroll the center, you’ll find six different authentic island settings with dozens of fun-filled and informative demonstrations such as Tongan drumming, fire making, coconut tree climbing and traditional dances of Fiji, Hawaii, Aotearoa, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga.
Mokolii Island: Following your fascinating day of Polynesian culture, a scenic return drive will take you past the famous Mokolii Island, popularly known as Chinaman's Hat because of its unique conical shape resembling the straw coolie hats used by immigrant workers.
What to Bring: Cash or credit/debit card for additional purchases.
Good to Know: Not available on Wednesdays, Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.