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THE ULTIMATE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS LDS CHURCH HISTORY TOUR (Oahu and Maui)
Tour Director: Dave Low
POSSIBLE TOUR DATES: May 29-June 5, June 26-July 3, July 10-17, June 12-19
Day 1 (Saturday)
Aloha! We will fly to the Hawaiian Island Oahu (meaning of Oahu is “the meeting place”) where we are greeted with a fresh flower Hawaiian Lie. We will board our executive air-conditioned coach complete with on board restroom facilities. We then traverse through the city of Honolulu and head towards the North Shore; one of the most beautiful places on earth! On the way we will learn of some of the great culture and LDS stories attached to Hawaii and the North Shore. We will arrive at the luxurious Turtle Bay Resort, where we will spend the first three nights! The evening After we freshen up we will be on our way to the #1 visited and perhaps best attraction on the Hawaiian islands; The Polynesian Culture Center with its Ali’I Luau, or Prime Rib Dinner and experience the brand new night show, “Ha, Breath of Life.”
Day 2 (Sunday)
This morning breakfast will be provided at the resort. We will then have an opportunity to attend LDS Church services (this is one of the greatest experiences of the whole trip). Lunch is also provided at the resort and you will have time to do one of the most wonderful things about Hawaii; relax and view the majestic shoreline and Pacific Ocean! We will gather together for dinner with an accompanying devotional regarding the great faith of the Polynesians and the early LDS missionaries and prophets who served in Hawaii.
Day 3 (Monday):
Breakfast will be provided by the Turtle Bay Resort and you will have free time to play in the ocean, golf, or ride horses, or whatever you want to do. We will then return back to the wonderful Polynesian Culture Center to visit the Island Villages of Polynesia and eat lunch with an opportunity to visit the beautiful Laie Temple and visitor center and the campus of BYU-Hawaii. After the Polynesian Culture Center, we then will return back to the Resort for dinner and relaxing.
Day 4 (Tuesday):
Today we will arise early so we can visit Pearl Harbor, the Old historic LDS Tabernacle, Diamond Head and the famous Punch Bowl. We will learn of some of the faithful pioneer saints who sacrificed so much to establish the Church on the islands of Hawaii. We will eat lunch at the renowned restaurant named “Dukes” near the famous beach of Waikiki, and take a fun canoe ride on the surf of the Pacific Ocean. An opportunity to visit the International Market Place for shopping will also be provided. We are then off to Honolulu International Airport to the Hawaiian island of Maui and to the magnificent Sheraton Maui Spa and Resort and enjoy the Sheraton Black Rock Polynesian Luau.
Day 5 (Wednesday)
Today will never be forgotten! We will eat breakfast and then take, what some call the best thing to do in Hawaii, a helicopter tour over the breathtaking Haleakala Crater, see beautiful cascading waterfalls, and visit over the little Hawaiian town of Hana, and many other sites along the way. This ride is of those experiences you will never forget. In the evening we will meet over at Lahaina and take a private sunset dinner cruise and devotional as we talk about some of the great stories of pertaining the prophets and missionaries who served in Maui.
Day 6 (Thursday)
Today you can take a big breath and relax! After all, you are in Hawaii! You can golf, play in the ocean or take an excursion. You can go to the Whaler Village on Ka’anapali Beach, take the Sugar Cane Train, or whatever you desire. (In the afternoon there will be an opportunity to see the blow hole of Nakalele (This is really unbelievable!).
Day 7 (Friday)
We will eat breakfast, and then check out of the hotel and head to the fascinating Maui Plantation, the breath taking Maui Ocean Center, have lunch, and then see the little Pulehu LDS Chapel, a place that some prophets have said is “one of the most sacred places on earth.” We will then visit the majestic Iao Valley. We will have dinner together at a restaurant near the airport and prepare to fly home.
Day 8 (Saturday)
Mahalo! We will arrive home in the morning from an incredible experience, both culturally, spiritually, educationally, and socially, awaiting the video of the trip so you can relive some of the greatest memories of your life!
TOUR COSTS AND DETAILS
COST PER PERSON:
Double Occupancy: $2485 per person – does not include airfare
Single Occupancy: $3035 – does not include airfare
DEPOSIT REQUIRED: $500 per person.
ROOMMATES: Single people may sign up for accommodations on a share basis and will be assigned roommates as circumstances permit. If a roommate is unavailable, the participant will be notified of the adjusted price prior to departure.
CANCELLATION FEES: A $25 fee will be charged by Anderson Tours, LLC for all cancellations until 60 days prior to departure, at which time the fee will be $100. In addition, all cancellation charges imposed by airlines, hotels, vendors, operators, etc., will be passed on to the participant.
TOUR INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
- First-class, top quality tour with experienced tour directors
- Private, deluxe air-conditioned motor coach
- Hotel Accommodations
- Two meals daily (breakfast and lunch or dinner) as indicated in the detailed itinerary.
- All admission fees to sites specified in the itinerary (group tours only)
Because our tour participants are coming on to the tour from different states and even countries, we do not include the price of the airfare. We are more than happy to help you arrange for your flights but the price is not reflected in the price of the tour. If you are arranging your flights we will need that information. We will be looking into group flights and will let all participants know what we find.
REGISTRATION, DEPOSIT, PAYMENT, AND CANCELLATION:
Early reservations are strongly recommended, and a deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking, with the remaining balance due 60 days prior to departure. Applications received after this date should include full payment. Any payments made after this date should also include also include full payment. Any payments made 30 days prior to departure must be in the form of a money order. Checks should be made payable to Anderson Tours. All cancellation penalties are the responsibility of the participant.
Please send check payment and names of participants to:
Anderson Tours LLC
3155 S. Hidden Valley Dr. #287
St. George, UT 84790
ITEMS NOT INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE:
Roundtrip airfare travel to Oahu, Hawaii. Items of a personal nature, such as souvenirs; excess baggage or portage charges; personal, trip, or baggage insurance; room service; laundry; phone charges; food or beverages not part of the group menu; tips; gratuities for special services; expenses incurred on personal activities not included where group participation is not specified in the itinerary.