March 13 – 21, 2024

$

4150

Per Person/Double Occupancy
$1300 Additional/Single Occupancy

Hawaiian Islands

Experience Hawaiian magic over nine days. Navigate through Oahu, Kona, and Hilo. Delve into indigenous crafts, uncover regional quilting gems, and lose yourself in the islands’ picturesque vistas and dynamic ethos. Hawaii beckons with its rich heritage, scenic beauty, and the promise of unforgettable adventures.

Locations

Honolulu

Kona

Hilo

Embrace the spirit of Aloha exploring Hawaii’s stunning landscapes, rich history, and vibrant quilting scene. This journey through Honolulu, Kona, and Hilo is a perfect mix of cultural immersion, creative inspiration, and leisurely island living.

This Tour Includes

TAPESTRY Series

Small groups, big experiences, independent spirit.

8 Nights

Hotel accommodations, including baggage handling

11 Meals

8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Admissions

Guided sightseeing, visits, and admissions as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary.

Departure Transfer

At your Leisure. Hotel Checkout 11:00 AM

Tour Manager

Full time throughout the trip

Hand-Selected Hotels

Honolulu
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki
Kona
Marriott Beach Resort Waikoloa
Hilo
Grand Naniloa DoubleTree Hilo

Top-Rated Highlights

  • Kick-off Welcome Meeting
  • Hawaiian Aloha Welcome
  • Honolulu Panoramic City Tour
  • Iolani Palace
  • Dole Pineapple Plantation
  • Kamehameha the Great Statue
  • Polynesian Cultural Center
  • Polynesian Cultural Performance and Dinner
  • Honolulu Leisure Time
  • Waikoloa Cultural Walk
  • Forever Lei-making Class
  • Lauhala Weaving Workshop
  • Hawaiian Quilt Collection Shop
  • Waikoloa Village
  • Quilt Passions and Needlework Shop
  • Kona Hawaiian Quilt Museum and Gallery
  • Vanillerie Factory
  • Kilauea Kreations II Quilt Shop
  • Lava Rock Café Group Lunch
  • Volcano National Park
  • Halema'uma'u Crater
  • Customary Farewell Dinner

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Visits, admissions, and special features are shown in bold.
» Country Heritage Tours Hawaiian islands tour map

Tour Begins: Honolulu, Hawaii

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Tour Ends: Hilo, Hawaii

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Day 1 Honolulu Arrival: Tour Begins

As you step onto the sun-kissed beaches of Oahu, the Hawaiian spirit of Aloha envelops you. Check into your tropical resort and explore the exotic pools and the captivating saltwater lagoon nestled within this 22-acre paradise. As the sun dips below the horizon, enjoy meeting and mingling with fellow quilters and your Tour Manager at tonight’s kick-off Welcome Meeting

Day 2 Honolulu Breakfast

Begin the day with a delightful breakfast, then set off to explore Honolulu on a panoramic city tour. Immerse yourself in the sweeping views of this Polynesian haven, touring landmarks like Chinatown and the Hawaii State Capitol. At Kaimuki Dry Goods, replenish your quilting supplies and find inspiration in the vibrant, tropical-themed cottons. Later, wander through the Iolani Palace and marvel at the majestic statue of Kamehameha the Great. Spend the evening as you wish, perhaps swimming or relaxing by the beach, basking in the glow of a Hawaiian sunset.

Day 3 Honolulu Breakfast

Enjoy a day at leisure to bask in the tranquil ambiance of our resort or discover the cultural gems of Oahu. You might consider visiting the exhibits at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, walking in the footsteps of history, and enriching your understanding of Hawaii’s past. As the day winds down, indulge in a traditional Hawaiian massage or savor an al fresco dinner with the ocean as your backdrop.

Day 4 Honolulu Breakfast

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the famous Dole Pineapple Plantation, uncovering the origins of James Drummond Dole’s pineapple empire. Later, delve into island traditions at the Polynesian Cultural Center, learning about local arts, crafts, and history. Relish an island-style dinner and witness a spectacular Polynesian show.

Day 5 Honolulu – Kona Breakfast

Spend the morning exploring Honolulu at your own pace. Perhaps visit a local market, sampling exotic fruits and chatting with the friendly locals. In the afternoon, we’ll whisk you off to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, where you’ll have ample time to luxuriate in the amenities of our beachside resort. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach as the sun sets, feeling the refreshing sea breeze in your hair and the soft sand under your feet as you unwind and admire Kona’s sparkling coastline.

Day 6 Kona – Waikola Breakfast

Your day begins with a fascinating cultural walk, shedding light on the history of the ancient Hawaiians. Afterward, participate in a Forever Lei-making class, diving deeper into Hawaiian traditions. Spend your afternoon admiring hand-quilted items at the Hawaiian Quilt Collection shop in Waikoloa Village. Later, uncover the art of Lauhala weaving, crafting hala leaves into stunning Hawaiian pieces in a hands-on workshop.

Day 7 Waikoloa – Hilo Breakfast

Begin your day at Quilt Passions and Needlework Shop, where you can indulge in a vibrant array of tropical-patterned quilting cottons and lush batik prints. Visit the Kona Hawaiian Quilt Museum and Gallery, appreciating the craft and artistry of Hawaiian quilts. Later, relish a visit to a quaint vanilla farm before checking into our Hilo hotel, your home for the next two nights.

Day 8 Hilo Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kickstart your day in Hilo with a hearty breakfast. Then, venture to Kilauea Kreations II, where an assortment of premium Hawaiian-themed quilting cottons and supplies awaits you. Enjoy a group lunch at the local favorite, Lava Rock Café, before setting off to the Volcano National Park. Marvel at the steam vents of Crater Rim Drive and the breathtaking views of Halema’uma’u Crater. Return to our resort for some relaxation before our customary farewell dinner celebration.

Day 9 Hilo – Tour Ends Breakfast

Greet the dawn in Hawaii one last time, exchange contacts with your new quilting companions, and prepare for your journey home. Head to the airport at your leisure, carrying a piece of Hawaii in your heart and a suitcase full of memories. As you bid farewell to these islands, remember, the spirit of Aloha stays with you, wherever you go.

» Country Heritage Tours Hawaiian islands tour map
Day 1
Honolulu Arrival: Tour Begins

As you step onto the sun-kissed beaches of Oahu, the Hawaiian spirit of Aloha envelops you. Check into your tropical resort and explore the exotic pools and the captivating saltwater lagoon nestled within this 22-acre paradise. As the sun dips below the horizon, enjoy meeting and mingling with fellow quilters and your Tour Manager at tonight’s kick-off Welcome Meeting

Day 2
Honolulu
Breakfast

Begin the day with a delightful breakfast, then set off to explore Honolulu on a panoramic city tour. Immerse yourself in the sweeping views of this Polynesian haven, touring landmarks like Chinatown and the Hawaii State Capitol. At Kaimuki Dry Goods, replenish your quilting supplies and find inspiration in the vibrant, tropical-themed cottons. Later, wander through the Iolani Palace and marvel at the majestic statue of Kamehameha the Great. Spend the evening as you wish, perhaps swimming or relaxing by the beach, basking in the glow of a Hawaiian sunset.

Day 3
Honolulu
Breakfast

Enjoy a day at leisure to bask in the tranquil ambiance of our resort or discover the cultural gems of Oahu. You might consider visiting the exhibits at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, walking in the footsteps of history, and enriching your understanding of Hawaii’s past. As the day winds down, indulge in a traditional Hawaiian massage or savor an al fresco dinner with the ocean as your backdrop.

Day 4
Honolulu
Breakfast

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the famous Dole Pineapple Plantation, uncovering the origins of James Drummond Dole’s pineapple empire. Later, delve into island traditions at the Polynesian Cultural Center, learning about local arts, crafts, and history. Relish an island-style dinner and witness a spectacular Polynesian show.

Day 5
Honolulu – Kona
Breakfast

Spend the morning exploring Honolulu at your own pace. Perhaps visit a local market, sampling exotic fruits and chatting with the friendly locals. In the afternoon, we’ll whisk you off to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, where you’ll have ample time to luxuriate in the amenities of our beachside resort. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach as the sun sets, feeling the refreshing sea breeze in your hair and the soft sand under your feet as you unwind and admire Kona’s sparkling coastline.

Day 6
Kona – Waikola
Breakfast

Your day begins with a fascinating cultural walk, shedding light on the history of the ancient Hawaiians. Afterward, participate in a Forever Lei-making class, diving deeper into Hawaiian traditions. Spend your afternoon admiring hand-quilted items at the Hawaiian Quilt Collection shop in Waikoloa Village. Later, uncover the art of Lauhala weaving, crafting hala leaves into stunning Hawaiian pieces in a hands-on workshop.

Day 7
Waikoloa – Hilo
Breakfast

Begin your day at Quilt Passions and Needlework Shop, where you can indulge in a vibrant array of tropical-patterned quilting cottons and lush batik prints. Visit the Kona Hawaiian Quilt Museum and Gallery, appreciating the craft and artistry of Hawaiian quilts. Later, relish a visit to a quaint vanilla farm before checking into our Hilo hotel, your home for the next two nights.

Day 8
Hilo
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kickstart your day in Hilo with a hearty breakfast. Then, venture to Kilauea Kreations II, where an assortment of premium Hawaiian-themed quilting cottons and supplies awaits you. Enjoy a group lunch at the local favorite, Lava Rock Café, before setting off to the Volcano National Park. Marvel at the steam vents of Crater Rim Drive and the breathtaking views of Halema’uma’u Crater. Return to our resort for some relaxation before our customary farewell dinner celebration.

Day 9
Hilo – Tour Ends
Breakfast

Greet the dawn in Hawaii one last time, exchange contacts with your new quilting companions, and prepare for your journey home. Head to the airport at your leisure, carrying a piece of Hawaii in your heart and a suitcase full of memories. As you bid farewell to these islands, remember, the spirit of Aloha stays with you, wherever you go.

» Country Heritage Tours Hawaiian islands tour map
Day 1
Honolulu Arrival: Tour Begins

As you step onto the sun-kissed beaches of Oahu, the Hawaiian spirit of Aloha envelops you. Check into your tropical resort and explore the exotic pools and the captivating saltwater lagoon nestled within this 22-acre paradise. As the sun dips below the horizon, enjoy meeting and mingling with fellow quilters and your Tour Manager at tonight’s kick-off Welcome Meeting

Day 2
Honolulu
Breakfast

Begin the day with a delightful breakfast, then set off to explore Honolulu on a panoramic city tour. Immerse yourself in the sweeping views of this Polynesian haven, touring landmarks like Chinatown and the Hawaii State Capitol. At Kaimuki Dry Goods, replenish your quilting supplies and find inspiration in the vibrant, tropical-themed cottons. Later, wander through the Iolani Palace and marvel at the majestic statue of Kamehameha the Great. Spend the evening as you wish, perhaps swimming or relaxing by the beach, basking in the glow of a Hawaiian sunset.

Day 3
Honolulu
Breakfast

Enjoy a day at leisure to bask in the tranquil ambiance of our resort or discover the cultural gems of Oahu. You might consider visiting the exhibits at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, walking in the footsteps of history, and enriching your understanding of Hawaii’s past. As the day winds down, indulge in a traditional Hawaiian massage or savor an al fresco dinner with the ocean as your backdrop.

Day 4
Honolulu
Breakfast

After breakfast, enjoy a visit to the famous Dole Pineapple Plantation, uncovering the origins of James Drummond Dole’s pineapple empire. Later, delve into island traditions at the Polynesian Cultural Center, learning about local arts, crafts, and history. Relish an island-style dinner and witness a spectacular Polynesian show.

Day 5
Honolulu – Kona
Breakfast

Spend the morning exploring Honolulu at your own pace. Perhaps visit a local market, sampling exotic fruits and chatting with the friendly locals. In the afternoon, we’ll whisk you off to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, where you’ll have ample time to luxuriate in the amenities of our beachside resort. Take a leisurely stroll along the beach as the sun sets, feeling the refreshing sea breeze in your hair and the soft sand under your feet as you unwind and admire Kona’s sparkling coastline.

Day 6
Kona – Waikola
Breakfast

Your day begins with a fascinating cultural walk, shedding light on the history of the ancient Hawaiians. Afterward, participate in a Forever Lei-making class, diving deeper into Hawaiian traditions. Spend your afternoon admiring hand-quilted items at the Hawaiian Quilt Collection shop in Waikoloa Village. Later, uncover the art of Lauhala weaving, crafting hala leaves into stunning Hawaiian pieces in a hands-on workshop.

Day 7
Waikoloa – Hilo
Breakfast

Begin your day at Quilt Passions and Needlework Shop, where you can indulge in a vibrant array of tropical-patterned quilting cottons and lush batik prints. Visit the Kona Hawaiian Quilt Museum and Gallery, appreciating the craft and artistry of Hawaiian quilts. Later, relish a visit to a quaint vanilla farm before checking into our Hilo hotel, your home for the next two nights.

Day 8
Hilo
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Kickstart your day in Hilo with a hearty breakfast. Then, venture to Kilauea Kreations II, where an assortment of premium Hawaiian-themed quilting cottons and supplies awaits you. Enjoy a group lunch at the local favorite, Lava Rock Café, before setting off to the Volcano National Park. Marvel at the steam vents of Crater Rim Drive and the breathtaking views of Halema’uma’u Crater. Return to our resort for some relaxation before our customary farewell dinner celebration.

Day 9
Hilo – Tour Ends
Breakfast

Greet the dawn in Hawaii one last time, exchange contacts with your new quilting companions, and prepare for your journey home. Head to the airport at your leisure, carrying a piece of Hawaii in your heart and a suitcase full of memories. As you bid farewell to these islands, remember, the spirit of Aloha stays with you, wherever you go.

March 13 – 21, 2024

$

4150

Per Person/Double Occupancy

+$1300

Additional/Single Occupancy

Reserve Your Hawaiian Islands Tour

A non-refundable $200 deposit per person is required for booking. Before completing your reservation, be sure you read and understand our Cancellation Policy and Terms & Conditions.

Hawaiian Islands

Space for this tour is limited. Please contact us to discuss accommodation options and availability.