Following 8am pickup at select Waikiki hotels, get started on the Monarch's Tour; a journey through the history of the Hawai'ian islands, their history, culture and people.
Arrive at 'Iolani Palace for a 50-minute guided tour through North America's only official residential palace, former home to Queen Lili'uokalani and her predecessors. Follow your docent through the impressive palace, immersing yourself in Hawai'i's royal history. Imagine the time when the monarchs walked these halls and spent time in immaculately restored rooms such as the Music Room, the Throne Room and the lush palace grounds.
Continue to the Bishop Museum, the Hawai'i State and Cultural Museum. Proceed directly to the museum's café for lunch (please pre-select when booking your tour).
After lunch, explore the museum's exhibits, displays and artifacts at your leisure. Wander through the Hawai'i Hall, the Pacific Hall and the The Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kāhili Room to learn about the islands' history, culture and traditions. Take advantage of any of the guided tours that are available during the time of your visit.
Board the tour vehicle at 1:45pm for a return to Waikiki between 2:30 and 2:45pm.