July 27 – July 31 2020
Our five day program to Oahu brings the extraordinary history and culture of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific to life with sightseeing tours, museum visits and activities aimed at young people to help students fully engage with the island and experience.
Arrival and introductory lecture at the University of Hawai’i then settle into dormitory accommodations.
Spend the entire day at the Bishop Museum, designated the Hawai’i State Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Enjoy a guided tour and have time to explore all of the collections on your own. Enjoy a planetarium show showcasing traditional Polynesian navigation techniques.
Enjoy a guided sightseeing of Oahu’s main sights including the King Kamehameha Statue, Iolani Palace and the State Capital. Later learn first hand how to paddle and steer an outrigger sailing canoe.
Students will participate in a service learning opportunity this morning before spending the rest of the day exploring the Polynesian Cultural Center including the spectacular Ha: Breath of Life dinner show.
Students will get a chance to visit the USS Arizona Memorial this morning before heading to the airport.
At Experience America we make sure everything is covered — from housing to technology and beyond — to provide the best experience for our students.
Housing will be dormitory style at the University of Hawai’i – Manoa
Round-trip airfare and private transportation provided throughout the program.
Educational tours and site visits engage students and complement program learning.
Workshops and guest lectures designed to complement your studies.
All scheduled activities and experiences are included in the program cost.
Experience America staff are with you on the program, providing 24/7 support.
Program includes all breakfasts, lunches, and dinners including places locals love.
See it All
Enjoy a comprehensive introduction to Oahu, see the King Kamehameha Statue, Iolani Palace and the Hawai’i State Capitol. Visit the Bishop Museum and the Polynesian Cultural Center and participate in an Outrigger workshop.
Partake in a truly exceptional cultural immersion experience as you see Oahu through its amazing history and unique culture. Enjoy local foods and traditions to experience what makes Hawai’i and the Pacific Island cultures so unique.
Experience signature activities from an Outrigger workshop to a fun sunset picnic on the beach.
- Round-trip airfare
- Overnight accommodations at the University of Hawai’i in dormitories
- Three meals a day with a mix of on and off campus
- Private transportation
- Educational tours and site visits
- 24-hour fun and supportive staff