An All-In-One Adventure Guide For Independent Travelers, This New Edition of Oahu Trailblazer Covers All of the Island's Top Attractions, Plus the Hidden Spots That Most Visitors Miss. Explore Nature's Wonders and Wild Places, Along with Oahu's Wealth of Museums, Aquariums, Historic Sites, Outdoor Markets, And Parks. Trailblazer is With You Every Step of the Way.
114 hikes: waterfalls, botanical gardens, ancient sites, ridgetops, valleys, rain forests, and miles of beaches, plus city strolls in Honolulu, Chinatown, Waikiki, the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, and Haleiwa on the North Shore.
37 snorkeling and swimming beaches, coves, and tide pools, including hike-to specials.
More than 100 surfing spots, both longboard and shortboard, bodyboarding, bodysurfing, windsurfing, and kiteboarding. Find the best beginner's waves at Waikiki, White Plains, and Haleiwa or the famous breaks sought by pro surfers at Sandy Beach, Makaha, sunset, Waimea Bay, and the Banzai Pipeline.
This Second Edition of Oahu Trailblazer also Includes...
Seven maps and more than 200 photographs.
A Trailblazer Kids section for family attractions, picnic spots, swimming beaches, and easy hikes.
A Best of section that helps you pick the right activity for the right day.
Handpicked resorts and rustic accommodations, and selected restaurants.
A Resource Links section with visitor information, public agencies, campgrounds, recreational outfitters, Hawaiiana shops, and galleries.
Strategies for visiting: planning your trip, getting around, safety tips, what to pack, and where to stay.
Internet listings for current travel information and events
|Publisher:||Diamond Valley Company|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)|
Table of Contents
Introduction Oahu 8
Getting Around Oahu 12
Master Map of Oahu 13
How to Use this Book 14
Key to reading trailhead descriptions
What do you want to do today? An index of where you can go to do it
Trailhead Directory 22
A list of trailheads with recreational opportunities and page numbers
Trailhead Previews, Maps, and Descriptions
Honolulu Trailheads 1-21 24
Windward Pali Trailheads 22-34 94
North Shore Trailheads 35-44 136
West Side Trailheads 45-54 182
Trailblazer Kids 214
Free Advice and Opinion
Hiking, Snorkeling, Surfing 220
Driving Around 222
Strategies for Visiting Oahu 226
Knowing Oahu After Three Dates 229
Museums and Historic Buildings, Attractions 232
Gardens and Arboretums 233
Aloha Stadium Swap Meet, Shops and Galleries 234
Hiking and Camping Permits, Clubs 235
Camping and Rustic Accommodations 236
Adventure Tours, Bike Rentals, Sport Shops 238
Visitor Information, Supplemental Maps 239
Where to Stay 243
Resorts, Hotels, B&Bs
Where to Eat 246
Hawaiian Glossary 249
Surfin'Da Web 255
About Diamond Valley Company 256
Master map of Oahu 13
Map 1, Honolulu, Trailheads 1-21 30
Downtown Honolulu 36
Map 2, Windward Pali, Trailheads 22-34 100
Map 3, North Shore, Trailheads 35-44 142
Map 4, West Side, Trailheads 45-54 188