Student Travel Column: Destination Hawaii


A resort-style pool nestled between the Royal Hawaiian hotel and its sister property, the Sheraton Waikiki in Oahu, Hawaii. (Cindy Yamanaka/Orange County Register/MCT)

Julie Gauthier

Adriana Aguilar, a double major in Chicano studies and political science, talked to The Sundial about her trip to Hawaii.

Q: What is your favorite place that you have visited?

A: Hawaii.

Q: Have you traveled a lot in your life?

A: I’d like to think so.

Q: Where did you go?

A: Mexico, Hawaii, San Francisco, San Diego, all over Southern and Northern California.

Q: How long was your trip?

A: Thirteen days.

Q: Why did you go?

A: Vacation with my boyfriend at the time and his parents.

Q: Mistakes you’ve made or something you would have done differently?

A: I would have learned a little more about the island and the culture.

Q: Tips to other travelers?

A: Plan something to do everyday. Take full advantage of your trip.

Q: Most memorable moment?

A: Jet skis in Hawaii for the first time.

Q: Where will your next trip be?

A: Italy.

Q: In one word, what does traveling mean to you?

A: Curiosity.