Ages: 13 - 16 *Girls only

Dates: June 12 - 24

Tuition: $2,900 *price does not include airfare
Overnights: 12

Challenge Level:  

Get your “Aloha-On” with the Academy's Hawaii Five-O! This girls-only island adventure offers the best of the Hawaiian Islands and will immerse travelers in a land of idyllic beaches, volcano treks and more! There will be adventures in many of the state's National and State parks, camping on the beach, secret swimming holes, surfing, snorkeling and shopping! Our first island stop will be Hawaii’s Big Island where we will tour (and sample) a working coffee plantation, investigate protected tide pools, witness lava flows and meander the stalls of the Hilo market. A trip highlight will be an adventure into Volcanoes National Park which was recently listed by National Geographic Traveler as one of 20 "must see" destinations in 2016!  Next stop is a jet over to Maui and a Kapalua Coastal Trail Hike, an early sunrise hike to Haleakala Crater and of course a celebratory luau! With the goal of establishing a deeper connection with the people and places of this ancient island nation, Hawaii Five-O will take adventurers on an exploratory and interactive journey to one of the world’s greatest island paradises! 
Daily Itinerary: *Subject to change

Day 1 (Tuesday, June 13th)
Meet at Telluride Academy at 4:30 A.M

8:25 A.M. Depart from GJT--> Kona, Hawaii, 2 P.M. Arrival

Explore the town of Kailua-Kona.

Sunset dinner at Kua Bay (Manini'owali Beach).

Stay at Kona Resort.


Day 2 (Tuesday, June 14th)

Morning Coffee tasting and plantation tour in Kona

Head north to the Kohala Coast, stop at Hapuna Beach for snorkeling

Beach hike at the Puako Tide Pools

Camp at Spencer Beach Park


Day 3 (Wednesday, June 15th)

Akaka Falls State Park Hike

Short stop at Onomea Bay

Hilo Market

Camp at KoleKole Beach


Day 4 (Thursday, June 16th)

Rainbow Falls stop

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park:

    Visit the Thomas A. Jaggar Museum

    Hike Pu‘u Huluhulu

    Explore the Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube)

    Camp at Namakanipaio Campground in Volcanoes National Park


Day 5 (Friday, June 17th)

Hike Kilauea Iki Trailand and Devastation Trail

Volcano Village

Scenic drive and the Holei Sea Arch

Visit the Puna Coast where lava flows into the ocean, Kalapana


Day 6 (Saturday June 18th)

Morning departure Hilo --> Kahului

Drive to to Lahaina

Kapalua Coastal Trail Hike


Day 7 (Sunday June 19th)

Napili Beach and swimming at Crescent Bay

Surf Lessons at Ka'anapali Beach

View cliff diving ceremony at Black Rock

Shop the Lahaina Street Front


Day 8 (Monday June 20th)

Snorkel at Kapalua Beach in the calm turquoise bay

Infamous Honolua Bay Snorkeling


Day 9 (Tuesday June 21st)

Drive scenic "Road to Hana"

Explore Wai'anapanapa State Park

    Visit legendary fresh water caves

    Pa’iloa black sand beach


Day 10 (Wednesday June 22nd)

Haleakala National Park

Hike Pipiwai Trail to Waimoku Falls

Explore Pools of O'heo, swim in natural pools of cool fresh water!

Day 11 (Thursday June 23rd)

Early sunrise hike Haleakala Crater

Drive back to Kahului


Overnight at Maui Beach Hotel


Day 12 (Friday June 24th)

Return to Colorado!


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