Home
  Performance Tours
  Festivals
  Parades
  Cheer & Dance
  Clinics
  Exchange Concerts
  Meals
  Optional Activities/Tours
  All About Hawaii
  Hawaiian Language
  Travel Agencies
  Links
  Request More Information
  Contact Us

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES/TOURS

Hawaii Music Festivals® offers a wide variety of optional
activities and tours to add to a tour itinerary. Below is just a sample
of the many fun things to do and see while in paradise.

Arizona Memorial Tour

Relive the day that will live in infamy. The USS Arizona was one of
seven battleships tied up along Battleship Row when the first wave of
Japanese planes attacked Pearl Harbor. The Arizona was hit by an armor
piercing bomb that penetrated her deck and ignited the forward
ammunition magazine. In less than 9 minutes she sank with 1,177 of her
crew. 

The visitor center is the first stop for everyone on the tour. You will
see a 20 minute documentary film presenting a moving account on the
Pearl Harbor attack. Immediately following the film you will board Navy
launches to the Memorial. At the visitor center you are free to explore
the museum and browse through the bookstore operated by the Arizona
Memorial Museum Association.

Arizona Memorial

Arizona Memorial

 

View from the Arizona Memorial

 

Saint Charles West Choirs - Missouri

 

USS Bowfin & Museum Park

Located next to the Arizona Memorial Visitor Center the US Bowfin
Submarine & Museum offer a perfect complement to a visit to the USS
Arizona.

 

USS Bowfin

 

PACIFIC AVIATION MUSEUM

The Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor is located in one of the original hangars on Ford Island. World War II planes have been restored with other exhibits in the newly reconstructed 40,000 foot hangar. This unique and interactive perspective on World War II aviation history gives visitors a front row seat to the Pacific theater of operations and Hawaii’s pivotal role. The education program includes a guided tour through the main exhibit hangar where the first year of World War II is depicted. The tour covers the first moments of the war that affected not only a nation but the world. Each point in history is discussed and enhanced with activities that not only highlight the history made in the Pacific, but the technological and social changes that resulted because of WWII.

 

Pacific Aviation Museum

 

Hawaiian Luau

Buses leave Waikiki hotels in the late afternoon for an entertaining
trip to the leeward coast of Oahu for an authentic luau. Kick off your
shoes and go native! The evening begins with a blowing of the conch
shell and removal of the pig from the pit. You will enjoy an all you
can eat buffet, filled with delicious Hawaiian cuisine. Live
entertainment provides hours of non-stop fun. 

Hawaiian Luau

Hawaiian Luau

 

Hula Lessons

We can arrange hula lessons for groups visiting Hawaii. 

Hula Lessons

Hula Lessons

 

Battleship Missouri Memorial

The "Mighty Mo" marks the end of World War II where Japan
unconditionally surrendered to the United States. First launched in
1944, she had a career of service spanning three wars. She was last
deployed in 1991 during the Persian Gulf War. She was built for speed
and firepower. The ship's trademark is its 16 inch guns. Each is 65
feet long, weighs approximately 115 tons and can fire with amazing
accuracy. Visitors are able to walk the decks, tour the wardroom and
quarters and understand how the sailors lived on board ship. The final
stop on the tour is the famed Surrender Deck where you sense the
symbolism of the spot where World War II came to an end.

 

Battle Missouri Memorial

 

On the deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial

On the deck of the Battleship Missouri Memorial

 

Sunset Dinner Cruise

Enjoy dinner while sailing along the beautiful Waikiki Coastline.
Evening entertainment and dancing are included.

 

Dinner Cruise

Dinner Cruise

 

Surfing Lessons

While in Hawaii take a fling at surfing. Lessons and rental boards are
available for beginners.

 

Surfing Lessons

Surfing Lessons

Waikiki Surfing

Waikiki Surfing

 

Polynesian Cultural Center

The Polynesian Cultural Center is spread over 40 acres on Oahu's North
Shore. The attraction was founded by The Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints to support students at the nearby Brigham Young
University - Hawaii Campus. A tour of The Polynesian Cultural Center
features villages of seven Pacific Island nations, an evening show and
dinner. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn the cultures and
traditions that make the people of the Pacific unique. Learn to husk
coconuts from a Samoan, swing poi balls in New Zealand, and play in a
Fijian band. Pound drums in Tonga, watch poi get pounded in Hawaii and
much more. 

 

 

 

Circle Island Tour - Oahu

This is a bus tour of Oahu, including all of the highlights that are a
"must see". Visit the Diamond Head Lookout, exclusive Kahala estates,
Halona Point (Hawaii's Old Faithful), Pali Lookout,
pineapple fields, North Shore surfing beaches and more.

 

At the Pali Lookout

 

Harrison High School Band - Indiana

 

Outer Island Tours

Choose from Maui, Kauai or the Big Island of Hawaii. Visit Haleakala
Crater on Maui, the world's largest dormant volcano, rising over 10,000
feet above sea level. On Kauai, visit such sites as Waimea Canyon - the
Grand Canyon of the Pacific. On the Big Island, visit Volcanoes
National Park, home of Kilauea Volcano - the world's most active
volcano. Waikiki hotel pickups, fully narrated tours and inter-island
airfare are included.

 

Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii

This water-themed amusement park was designed to appeal to all ages and
features a unique variety of age-appropriate rides and amenities. The
park includes the following features: a huge wave pool suitable for body
surfing and boogie boarding; a 65 foot high free-fall slide;
water-toboggan bullet slides; two and three person inner tube slides; a
continuous river where guests float in inner tubes in a three mile an
hour current; group picnic areas and barbecues.


Diamond Head Hike

View Oahu's beautiful southern coastline from atop on of Hawaii's most
famous landmarks. Diamond Head Crater was created about 300,000 years
ago during a single, brief eruption. The broad, saucer-shaped crater
covers 350 acres with its width being greater than its height. The
trail to the summit was built in 1908 as part of the U.S. Army Coastal
Artillery defense system. From the trailhead to the summit of Diamond
Head Crater, you will cover 0.7 miles one way and climb 560 feet from
the crater floor. Portions of the trail go through dark tunnels. The
hike will take you through World War II bunkers on the way to the
summit. Don't forget to bring a camera!

 

 

 

Home | Student Performance Tours | Hawaii Festivals | Hawaii Parades | Music Clinics | Cheer and Dance | Exchange Concerts | Meals | Optional Activities/Tours | All About Hawaii | Hawaiian Language | Links | Site Map | Travel Agencies Inquiry | School Choir Video | Request More Info | Contact

Copyright 2017 - Hawaii Music Festivals, Inc. - All Rights Reserved