A Queen And A Princess Walking Tour - Honolulu

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    10am
  • Departure Details :
    Hilton Waikīkī Beach Hotel
  • Return Details :
    11:30am at the Princess Ka'iulani Hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Travelers will have fun learning to pronounce a few of the Hawaiian street names such as Kalkaua and the name of Queen Lili'uokalani. You will learn a Hawaiian song and dance the hula. Most of all you will love the legends, culture and history of Waikk by fully participating in the Hawaiian storytelling, singing, and dancing.Queen Lili'uokalani and Princess Ka'iulani held a special place in the hearts of the Hawaiian people. Your guide will take you on a "mele" tour, a singing tour. You will hear songs composed by the Queen while taking a guided walk through the royal estates of both Queen Lili'uokalani and Princess Ka'iulani, which are located in the heart of Waikiki.

Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Start your tour at 10am with a quick lesson on pronouncing some of our Hawaiian street names and names of Hawaiian royalty. You will also learn a popular hapa haole Hawaiian song and learn to dance a hula.

Before starting your journey on a cultural and historical walk, your guide will create a sense of place with a mele (Hawaiian song) composed by Queen Lili'uokalani. It is a tradition to welcome our guests.

Walk outside and learn about the two most beloved royalty of Hawai'i: Queen Lili'uokalani and Princess Ka'iulani. Your cultural guide will describe where they kept their homes in Waikk and discover through song and story why they loved their homes. Along the waking path, you will hear the stories behind the Hawaiian names of the streets and experience a hula (dance) special to that place. You will even hear the legend of the pueo (owl) associated with the nearby park.

Once you leave the park, the stories of Princess Ka'iulani begin. As with the Queen, your guide will tell stories and sing songs of a time our Princess lived in Waikk. Visit her stately statue and walk over to enter the Princess Ka'iulani Hotel, where you can feel her presence. Before her stunning portrait, you will hear historical facts about her aspirations and accomplishments for her people. This is the last stop where you will sing "Aloha Oe" a farewell song and bid your walking companions "a hui hou" a Hawaiian tradition of wishing each other well until you meet again.

This cultural and historical walk is about half a mile.

Inclusions

  • Local taxes
  • Professional cultural guide

Exclusions

  • Parking
  • Drinks, bring personal bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult, minimum age 8 years old

Dress code is smart casual, comfortable walking shoes, hat and sun screen

Not recommended for participants with back problems due to uneven surfaces

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

A small to moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities

Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking, must have personal wheelchair assistance

Transport is wheelchair accessible however be prepared for uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair