Fodor's Hawaii 2010

Overview

Fodor’s. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you’re at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It’s like having a friend on Hawaii!

• Your vacation never looked better. This Fodor’s full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of Hawaii with...

See more details below
Paperback
$19.71
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$21.99 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (29) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $49.95   
  • Used (27) from $1.99   
Sending request ...

Overview

Fodor’s. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you’re at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It’s like having a friend on Hawaii!

• Your vacation never looked better. This Fodor’s full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of Hawaii with vibrant maps, vividly illustrated features, and stunning color photos.

• Updated annually, Fodor’s Hawaii provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodor’s Hawaii features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

• If it’s not worth your time, it’s not in this book. Fodor’s discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodor’s Choice designations, ensure that you’ll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places on Hawaii.

• Experience Hawaii like a local! Fodor’s Hawaii includes unique photo-features that impart the state’s culture, covering Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Napali Coast, The Road to Hana, Pearl Harbor, and much more!

• Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781400008339
  • Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/25/2009
  • Series: Fodor's Gold Guides Series
  • Pages: 648
  • Product dimensions: 5.26 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 1.12 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Experience Hawai‘i............9
What’s Where............ 10
Top Hawai’i Experiences............12
Quintessential Hawai’i............ 14
If You Like............16
When to Go ............19
Cruising the Hawaiian Islands............20
Weddings and Honeymoons ............22
Kids and Families............24
A Snapshot of Hawai‘i ............25

Chapter 2: O‘ahu............29
Welcome to O‘ahu ............30
O‘ahu Planner............32
1-Day Itineraries............34
Exploring O‘ahu............36
Beaches ............ 74
Water Sports and Tours............84
Golf, Hiking, and Outdoor Activities ............ 96
Shops and Spas............106
Spas ............ 112
Entertainment and Nightlife............114
Where To Eat ............ 122
Where To Stay............141

Chapter 3: Maui............165
Welcome to Maui ............166
Maui Planner............168
1-Day Itineraries ............ 170
Exploring Maui............172
Beaches ............ 198
Water Sports and Tours............207
Golf, Hiking, and Outdoor Activities ............ 226
Shopping............242
Spas ............ 251
Entertainment and Nightlife............253
Where To Eat ............ 258
Where To Stay............273

Chapter 4: The Big Island............305
Welcome to The Big Island ............306
Big Island Planner............308
1 Day Itineraries ............ 310
Exploring the Big Island............314
Beaches ............344
Water Sports and Tours............353
Golf, Hiking, and Outdoor Activities............ 365
Shopping............377
Spas............ 383
Entertainment and Nightlife............385
Where to Eat............ 389
Where to Stay............406

Chapter 5: Kaua‘i............437
Welcome to Kaua’i............ 438
Kaua’i Planner............440
Exploring Kaua‘i ............ 444
Beaches............461
Water Sports and Tours............471
Golf, Hiking, and Outdoor Activities............484
Shopping............ 501
Spas............506
Entertainment and Nightlife............ 508
Where to Eat............513
Where to Stay............ 528

Chapter 6: Moloka‘i............545
Welcome to Moloka‘i............ 546
Moloka‘i Planner............548
Exploring Moloka‘i............ 550
Beaches............562
Water Sports and Tours............ 566
Golf, Hiking, and Outdoor Activities............570
Shopping............ 572
Entertainment and Nightlife............575
Where to Eat............ 575
Where to Stay............577

Chapter 7: Lāna‘i............583
Welcome to Lāna‘i ............ 584
Lāna‘i Planner............586
Exploring Lāna‘i............ 588
Beaches............594
Water Sports and Tours............ 595
Golf, Hiking, and Outdoor Activities............598
Shopping............ 601
Spas............603
Entertainment and Nightlife............ 608
Where to Eat............609
Where to Stay............ 612

Hawaiian Vocabulary............617

Travel Smart Hawaii............620

Index ............ 637

About Our Writers............648

FLORIDA IN FOCUS
Ins & Outs of WaikĪkĪ............41
Pearl Harbor............55
North Shore Surfing & the Triple Crown............67
Road to Hāna............187
Haleakalā National Park............235
All About Leis............247
Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park............328
Snorkeling in Hawai‘i............361
Birth of the Islands............371
Hawai‘i’s Plants 101............451
Nāpali Coast: Emerald Queen of Kaua‘i............492
Lū‘au: A Taste of Hawai‘i............523
Kalaupapa Peninsula: Tragedy & Triumph............557
More Than a Folk Dance (Hula)............604

MAPS
Greater Honolulu............ 37
Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown............48
Oahu............ 62-63
Waikīkī O‘ahu............74
O’ahu Beaches............ 75
Southeast O’ahu Beaches............76
Windward O’ahu............ 78
North Shore O’ahu............79
Where to Eat in Waikīkī............ 124
Where to Eat in Honolulu............129
Where to Eat on O‘ahu............ 140
Where to Stay in Waikīkī and O‘ahu............146
Maui............ 174-175
Lahaina............178
Kahului and Wailuku............ 183
West Maui Beaches............198
Maui Beaches............ 200
South Shore Beaches............202
North Shore Beaches............ 204
East Maui and Hāna Beaches............206
Where to Eat on Maui............ 266-267
Where to Stay in West Maui............277
Where to Stay on the South Shore............ 287
Where to Stay Around Maui............295
The Big Island of Hawai‘i............ 312-313
Kohala District and Waimea............316
Kailua-Kona............ 318
South Kona and Ka‘ū............325
Puna............ 334
Hilo Vicinity............337
Hāmākua Coast............ 340
Big Island Beaches............345
Kohala Coast Beaches............ 347
Kailua-Kona Beaches............349
South Kona and Ka‘u Coast Beaches........... 351
Hilo Side Beaches............353
Where to Eat on the Big Island............ 394-395
Where to Stay on the Kohala Coast & in Waimea............409
Where to Stay on the Kona Coast and Upcountry............ 421
Where to Stay on Hilo Side & Volcano............427
Kaua‘i............ 446-447
Kaua‘i Beaches............461
North Shore Beaches............ 463
East Side Beaches............466
South Shore Beaches............ 468
Where to Eat on Kaua‘i............516-517
Where to Stay on Kauai............532
Moloka‘i............551
Lāna‘i............590

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
  • Posted January 9, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Hawaii Vacation

    This book is great for first time vacationers to Hawaii. I purchased this book for a friend who is planning a trip this July. I have been to Hawaii 8 tuimes and found this book to be very helpful and full of information that is essential.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2010

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)