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Kona, Hawaii
19.6400° N, 155.9969° W
Hawaiian Islands
10th-11th Grade14 days$5195*
June 12-June 25, 2019 Limited Inquire
June 27-July 10, 2019 Limited Inquire
July 12-July 25, 2019 Limited Inquire

The stunning coastlines and turquoise waters of Hawaii have been inspiring adventure for centuries, and this trip delivers a taste of the island life less travelled. On this service adventure, dive in an underwater wilderness, kayak rugged coastlines, hike to valleys of lush green, explore secret beaches, and work on ecological protection projects. Once in-tune with the magic of these islands, you’ll understand that there is no better way to discover paradise then by learning to protect it. Connect and collaborate with the land of rainbows and ecological wonders on this Hawaiian immersion.

highlights

  • Surf the famed waves of Hanalei Bay
  • Attain your PADI open water SCUBA certification
  • Earn community service hours working on ecological projects
  • Sea kayak along the green jagged cliffs of the Na Pali coastline

scuba

Enter a world of weightless wonders as you acquire PADI open water SCUBA certification off the Kona coast. Once you’ve learned to safely submerge, you’ll have an all access pass to Hawaii’s warm water reefs. Glide among coral forests and tropical fish in a technicolor wilderness. Put on your goggles and open your eyes to the incredible world of underwater exploration.

service

Get your hands dirty and work in the gardens and fields of paradise. Focusing on the taro root, you’ll learn about how this indigenous plant is a staple in local cuisine and culture. Protect and preserve this plant and the unique conditions that make it grow. As you work, you’ll have time for snorkel breaks in Hanalei Bay.

sea kayaking

The bright green cliffs of the Na Pali coastline rise from the sea in an iconic display, sometimes seen on hollywood screens, but best seen up close and personal. You’ll have the best view in your ocean kayak as you paddle the famous coastline on an epic excursion. Navigate the most stunning waters in the Pacific as you gaze up at living emerald walls and explore beaches only accessible by boat. 

hiking

Witness the unique island geology that causes the mainland to always be growing and changing due to active volcanoes. Walk alien landscapes and explore the ever changing scenery and geologic wonder of Hawaii. 

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trip details

Cost $5195 *Internal Airfare Included
Length 14 days
Current Grades 10th-11th
Ages 16-17
Begins Kona or Lihue, HI
Ends Kona or Lihue, HI
Group Size 12

dates & availability

JUNE 12-JUNE 25, 2019 Limited Inquire
JUNE 27-JULY 10, 2019 Limited Inquire
JULY 12-JULY 25, 2019 Limited Inquire
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