The Unofficial Guide to Hawaii

The Unofficial Guide to Hawaii

by Rick Carroll, Marcie Carroll
     
 

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  • Introductions to Hawaii's six main islands, highlighting the special character and appeal of each
  • Details and explanation of Hawaii's history, local customs and island styles
  • Candid opinions on the best and worst of Hawaii, including accommodations, beaches, restaurants, attractions, shows, clubs and shops. 
  • Practical information on getting

Overview

  • Introductions to Hawaii's six main islands, highlighting the special character and appeal of each
  • Details and explanation of Hawaii's history, local customs and island styles
  • Candid opinions on the best and worst of Hawaii, including accommodations, beaches, restaurants, attractions, shows, clubs and shops. 
  • Practical information on getting around the islands and best places to golf, hike, dive, snorkel and surf

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470533253
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/26/2010
Series:
Unofficial Guides Series, #236
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.04(h) x 1.12(d)

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Meet the Author

Rick Carroll, AUTHOR OF MANY HAWAII BOOKS, is the creator of the best-selling Hawaii’s Best Spooky Tales series and Madame Pele: True Encounters with Hawaii’s Fire Goddess. A former daily journalist at the San Francisco Chronicle, Rick wrote award-winning travel and feature stories about Hawaii and the Pacific for the Honolulu Advertiser and United Press International. He is a contributing editor for Hawaii magazine, and his stories appear on the Internet at www..hawaii.rr.com. His new book, IZ, Voice of a Nation: the Biography of Israel Kamakawiwo‘ole, is now in national release.

Marcie Rasmussen Carroll, freelance travel writer and former communications director for the Hawaii Convention and Visitors Bureau, wrote political, environmental, and other news for the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Jose Mercury-News, and United Press International in Atlanta. She was a Journalism Fellow in Asian studies at University of Hawaii and in energy studies at Stanford University.
Together, the Carrolls, who moved to Windward Oahu in 1983, collected and edited the anthology Travelers Tales Hawaii: True Stories of the Island Spirit, which one reviewer praised as “the best collection of contemporary Hawaii travel stories.”

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