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Aloha

In Hawai‘i, Aloha is not just a word meaning hello

and goodbye, it’s a way of life. The Spirit of Aloha is

present in all who live in and visit Hawai‘i. Each island

is unique in appearance, climate and personality.

Hawai‘i is home to one of the most active volcanoes in

the world, the best beaches and a rich, unique climate.

incredible Hawaiian cuisine. In the winter months,

humpback whales return to the warm waters of Hawai‘i

for your viewing pleasure. Whether it’s your first time

visiting, or you are a returning guest to this beautiful

paradise, the islands of Hawai‘i will leave you renewed

and rejuvenated.

You can enjoy a wide variety of activities, botanical

gardens, historic sites, museums, quaint towns and


Kaua‘i

O‘ahu

Moloka‘i

Maui

Lana‘i

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Planning your vacation to Hawai‘i is an exciting

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with your travel agent to help you choose the best

Hawaiian islands, accommodations, tours and

transportation all customized to your specifications.

Our destination experts travel to Hawai‘i every year

to obtain up-to-date knowledge of the islands and

are happy to help create the perfect vacation.

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O‘ahu

O‘ahu, known as the “Gathering Place,” is a diverse

combination of East, West and native Hawaiian

O‘ahu Travel Tip: Don’t miss Hale‘iwa Town on the North

Shore. This charming surf town is a great place to fuel up

before hitting the North Shore beaches, or a great place to wind

down after a day in the sun. There is so much to do and see on

O‘ahu, so get out there and explore.

cultures. Waikīkī is energizing with its many resorts,

restaurants, shopping and world-famous Waikīkī

Beach. Excellent public transportation makes it easy

to get around, or you can walk the convenient paths.

The calm ocean waves make Waikīkī Beach great for

families and beginner surfers. Stay and play in Waikīkī,

but be sure to visit the North Shore where professional

With vibrant nightlife, shopping and world-class

dining, Waikīkī is an exquisite resort destination.

Once out of Waikīkī, you can enjoy small, laidback

coastal towns all around O‘ahu. With beautiful bays for

snorkeling, sandy beaches and plenty of hiking, O‘ahu

is an island awaiting exploration.

surfers gather in the winter for the big waves.


Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve a popular snorkeling destination

O‘ahu Activities

There are plenty of tours and activities in O‘ahu

that are fun for everyone. You can hike up Lē‘ahi

(Diamond Head), visit iconic Pearl Harbor, enjoy

a sunset cruise or swim with the dolphins. Spend

a day exploring the Polynesian Cultural Center, or

visit Kualoa Ranch where several popular movies

have been filmed. O‘ahu is full of exciting options for

all visitors.

O‘ahu Resorts and Hotels

O‘ahu has accommodations to fit every budget and

taste from large resorts to small boutique hotels,

both on and off the beach. You can stay in energetic

Waikīkī, or find more secluded areas like the North

Shore and Ko‘Olina. No matter if you’re traveling as

a couple, family, or group, your travel agent and our

Hawai‘i experts can help you choose the right hotel

for you.

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Turtle Bay

North Shore

Sunset Beach

Waimea

Polynesian

Cultural Center

Hale‘iwa

Kualoa Ranch

Pearl Harbor

Ko‘Olina

Airport

Honolulu

Waikīkī

Diamond Head

Kāhala

Hanauma Bay


Maui

Maui, the “magical Island,” has over 30 miles of

beautiful white-sand beaches. The popular resort

Maui Travel Tip: Don’t forget to visit Paia Town and grab a

fish burger at Paia Fishmarket. Paia is the location of Ho‘okipa

Beach, the “windsurfing capital of the world.” Maui has so much

to see, so allow yourself plenty of time to really explore all it has

to offer.

areas of Maui, including Kā‘anapali and Wailea, offer

an abundant selection of activities, shopping and

world-class dining. Watch the sunrise from the top

of Haleakalā National Park, enjoy Hawai‘i regional

cuisine in Lahaina Town or take a drive on the road to

you will find plenty to do in Maui. You can snorkel at

popular Molokini, visit a winery or take a tour of a fresh

lavender farm. With so much to experience, the island

of Maui is guaranteed to stay with you for a lifetime.

Hāna where guests are treated to spectacular coastal

views and numerous waterfalls. Whether you prefer

to relax on the beach or explore the countryside,


Maui Activities

Schedule your activities in advance so you can

make the most of Maui. Haleakalā National Park

should be near the top of the list offering several

different tour options. Haleakalā, “house of the sun,”

is a massive volcano offering spectacular views

of Maui. Winter season is a great time to see the

humpback whales. On Maui, your vacation can be

as adventurous or relaxing as you choose.

Maui Resorts and Hotels

No matter your budget and your list of must-haves,

Maui offers everything from popular resorts to small

hotels both on and off the beach. You can stay in the

popular Kā‘anapali area or head north to Honokōwai,

Nāpili and Kapalua. To the south is Lahaina, Kihei

and Wailea. Condominiums are available throughout

the island and provide ample room for the entire

family. Your travel agent and our Hawai‘i experts are

a great resource in helping you find the perfect place.

Kapalua

Nāpili

Honokōwai

Kā‘anapali

Lahaina

West Maui

Airport

‘Īao Valley

Kahului

Airport

Kahului

The road to Hāna has 620 curves, 59 bridges and remarkable views

Kīhei

Wailea

Haleakalā

National Park

Hāna

Makena

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Molokini Island


Kaua‘i

Kaua‘i strikes a unique balance between sophisticated

luxury resorts, small town comfort and the natural

Kauai Travel Tip: See where many popular movies have been

filmed in Hanapēpē Town, “Kaua‘i’s biggest little town.” Also,

take a walk on the “Hanapēpē Swinging Bridge,” which is a fun

adventure to cross all on its own. Kaua‘i is a natural wonder that

you will never want to stop discovering.

landscape. It is the oldest of the Hawai‘i islands and

has the most lush vegetation. It has over 50 miles of

beach, the largest navigable river on the islands and

over 90% of the island is undeveloped. It’s easy to see

why Kaua‘i is nicknamed the “Garden Isle”.

Visitors to Kaua‘i appreciate a serene natural

environment away from the bustle of the city. There

dining options, boutiques and local crafts. You can

spend the day on the beach or choose to explore

nature. There is hiking, kayaking, mountain river

tubing, botanical gardens, ziplining, horseback riding

and snorkeling. Whatever activity you choose, Kaua‘i

will have you feeling rejuvenated.

are several shopping villages that also have numerous


The Daniel K. Inouye Kīlauea Point Lighthouse was built in 1913

Kaua‘i Activities

Kaua‘i is full of natural wonders that you won’t want

to miss. Waimea Canyon, described as “The Grand

Canyon of the Pacific”, is a must see. The majestic

Napali Coast is an area of Kaua‘i that is accessible

only by foot, by sea or by air. You can enjoy the

Napali Coast on a sunset dinner cruise, kayak or on

a helicopter tour. Soar along the Napali Coast on a

zipline, enjoy championship golfing or just lounge on

the beach. One thing’s for sure, you’ll leave Kaua‘i

with a big smile on your face.

Kaua‘i Resorts and Hotels

Choose from the lush foliage of Princeville, the small

town feel of Kapa‘a/Wailua, the resorts of Līhu‘e

and Poipu or the quiet atmosphere of Waimea. No

matter the surroundings you’re looking for, your travel

agent and our Hawai‘i experts will make sure your

accommodations are matched perfectly to your needs.

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Princeville

Napali Coast

Hanalei

Waimea Canyon

Kapa‘a

Wailua

Waimea

Līhu‘e

Līhu‘e

Airport

Po‘ipū


Hawai‘i Island

Hawai‘i Island is the largest island. In fact, it’s larger

than all of the islands put together and it is still growing

Hawai‘i Island Travel Tip: The entire family will enjoy a day

exploring Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park where they can see

a live volcano, scalded deserts, rainforests, vent holes and walk

through a lava tube. There are also 150 miles of hiking trails, a

museum and the Volcano House where you can stop for lunch.

thanks to Kīlauea, one of the world’s most active

volcanoes which has been erupting since 1983.

Hawai‘i Island has a combination of sophisticated

resorts with beautiful beaches, rugged lava fields

and quaint rural towns. Hawai‘i Island is the most

ecologically diverse of the islands. You can see live

turtles are abundant on Hawai‘i Island and snorkeling

at Kealekekua Bay showcases beautiful sea life. You

can also enjoy the world-famous Kona coffee at one

of the local plantations. Plus, Hawai’i Island has all but

two of the world’s thirteen climate zones.

volcanoes, numerous waterfalls, tropical rainforests

and black, green, and white sand beaches. Green sea


Hawai‘i Island Activities

Visitors are drawn to Hawai‘i Island due to the

natural beauty. It is the best place to snorkel or

scuba with the manta rays, view underwater life

from a submarine or enjoy a sunset dinner cruise.

Guests can also snorkel in Kealekekua Bay and

visit the ancient petroglyphs on the east side.

Spectacular views of an active volcano can be seen

from a helicopter ride or a short hike. There are so

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many things to do, it’s easy to be inspired.

Hawai‘i Island Resorts and Hotels

Hawai‘i Island has three popular resort areas: The

Kailua and Kona area is convenient for shopping and

dining. The Waikoloa and Mauna Lani areas have

luxurious accommodations and white sand beaches.

The Hilo area is closest to the volcano and offers a

unique selection of hotel accommodations. Your travel

agent and our Hawai‘i experts will find you the perfect

place on Hawai‘i Island.

Kohala

Coast

Hāpuna

Mauna Lani

Waikoloa

Mauna Kea

Kona

Airport

Kailua-Kona

Hilo

Hilo

Airport

Keauhou

Kona

Coast

Volcanoes

National Park

Lava from Kīlauea flows in to the sea adding land mass to Hawai‘i Island

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Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i

Lāna‘i has luxurious resorts set against beautiful

countryside and moon-like landscapes. There isn’t a

single traffic light and only about 30 miles of the roads

are paved. Moloka‘i is home to the tallest sea cliffs in

the world and one of the largest white-sand beaches

in Hawai‘i. Its unspoiled landscape is “Hawaiian by

nature” and remains true to its island roots.

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Blue Sky Tours Activity Planner

Blue Sky Tours has a new online tool that provides

travelers with a fun, free resource to plan activities and

tours in Hawai‘i. You can begin the process with your

travel agent or create your very own activity plan. You

will be able to find attractions to visit, tours to book,

free fun events and festivals. You can customize a

sample agenda or create one from scratch then edit,

share or print. The Activity Planner is available only

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through your travel agent and Blue Sky Tours!

To book your Hawai‘i vacation, contact your travel agent.

Benefit of a Travel Agent

Utilizing a travel agent is the best step toward

creating your Hawai‘i vacation. They guide you to

choose the right islands for you and help you select

accommodations that fit your needs and budget. They

provide firsthand knowledge and can recommend

fantastic tours and activities that will leave you with a

lifetime of memories.

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