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Hawaii The Big Island Revealed 10th Edition

Hawaii The Big Island Revealed 10th Edition

Hawaii The Big Island Revealed 10th Edition

Hawaii The Big Island Revealed 10th Edition

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Overview

The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island. Now you can plan your best vacation – ever. This all-new tenth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the Big Island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawaii resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so vast and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer.
Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, and delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, an active volcano and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and anonymously. This book and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes the Big Island so exciting. Discover the island of your dreams with Hawaii: The Big Island Revealed.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949678109
Publisher: Wizard Publications
Publication date: 10/31/2021
Edition description: 10th All New 10th Edition. ed.
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 22,459
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Andrew Doughty has been exploring and writing about the Hawaiian Islands for many years and is the best-selling guidebook writer in the United States, with millions of books in print. Andrew reviews every business anonymously and has hiked and GPSed every trail, secluded beach and special place described in his books. When he's not on the ground, you'll find him in the air in his airplane designed specifically for aerial photography.

Table of Contents


ABOUT THIS BOOK

INTRODUCTION

How it Began

The First Settlers

Outside World Discovers Hawai'i

Kamehameha the Great

Modern Hawai'i

THE BASICS

Getting Here

What to Bring

Getting Around

Getting Married on the Big Island

Weather

Planning Your Trip

Geography

So is Hawai'i an Island or a State?

Hazards

Traveling With Children (Keiki)

The People

Some Terms

Hawaiian Time

Shaka

The Hawaiian Language

Music

The Hula

A Note About Access

A Note on Personal Responsibility

Miscellaneous Information

A Word About Driving Tours

Farmers' Markets

Books

iPhone App

The Internet

KOHALA SIGHTS

Up Highway 190 from Kailua-Kona

Kohala Mountain Road

North Shore of Kohala

Pololu Valley

Mo'okini Heiau

Lapakahi State Historical Park

Kawaihae

Kohala Resort Area

Kohala Lava Desert Area

Kohala Shopping

Kohala's Best Bets

KAILUA-KONA SIGHTS

Around Downtown Kailua-Kona

Elsewhere Along Alii Drive

Up Mauka of Kailua-Kona

South of Kailua-Kona

Kealakekua Bay & Place of Refuge

Kailua-Kona Shopping

Kailua-Kona's Best Bets

SOUTH ISLAND SIGHTS

South Point

VOLCANO SIGHTS

Will I Get to See Lava Flowing?

The Scene

A Few Basics

Around Kilauea Crater

Down Chain of Craters Road

Hiking in the Park

Outside the Park Entrance

The Town of Volcano

HIL0 & PUNA SIGHTS

Around Hilo Town

Heading South on Highway 11

Exploring Puna

Hilo Shopping

Hilo & Puna's Best Bets

HAMAKUA & WAIMEA SIGHTS

Leaving Hilo Behind

Honoka'a

Waipi'o Valley

Old Mamalahoa Highway

Waimea

Parker Ranch

Hamakua & Waimea Shopping

Hamakua & Waimea's Best Bets

SADDLE ROAD SIGHTS

Mauna Kea

Driving up to Mauna Kea

Mauna Loa

Approaching Hilo

BEACHES

Beach Safety

Kohala Beaches

Near Kona Beaches

South Island Beaches

East Side Beaches

ACTIVITIES

ATVs

Biking

Boogie Boarding

Camping

Caving

Fishing

Golfing

(Powered) Hang Gliders

Helicopters / Airplanes

Hiking

Horseback Riding

Jet Skiing

Kayaking

Ocean Tours

Parasailing

SCUBA

Snorkeling

Snow Skiing

SNUBA

Spas

Stargazing

Submarines

Surfing

Tennis

Whale Watching

Windsurfing / Kitesurfing

Ziplines

ADVENTURES

Manta Ray Night Dive

Mauna Ulu Crater

Explore a Mile-Long Cave

Rain Forest Hike to Pu'u 'O'o Vent

Jump Off the End of the World

Close Encounter With a Dolphin

Boulder-hop to a Waterfall

Command Your Own Boat

Lose Yourself in Waimanu Valley

Hike to Flowing Lava

Honokane Nui Hike

ISLAND DINING

Island Fish & Seafood

Lu'au Foods

Other Island Foods

Kailua-Kona Dining

Kohala Dining

Waimea Dining

Hilo Dining

Dining Elsewhere

Island Nightlife

Lu'au

Dinner Cruises

Island Dining Best Bets

WHERE TO STAY

Rental Agents

Hotels

Condos

Bed & Breakfasts

Where Should I Stay?

Where are the Rest?

Kohala

Kailua-Kona

Hilo Area

Volcano Village

Waimea

Northern Tip of the Island

Southeast Part of the Island

Honoka'a

INDEX

Preface

Hawaii The Big Island Revealed 10th edition

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