The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook

The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook

The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook

The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook

Paperback(New 13th Edition)

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Overview

The finest guidebook ever written for Kaua'i. Now you can plan your best vacation-ever. This all new 13th edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai'i resident Andrew Doughty unlocks the secrets of an island so lush 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, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, exciting waterfalls, colorful canyons 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 Kaua'i so exciting.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949678161
Publisher: Wizard Publications
Publication date: 10/15/2022
Edition description: New 13th Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 24,977
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(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

Ni‘ihau



THE BASICS

Getting Here

What to Bring

Getting Around

Getting Married on the Kaua‘i

Weather

Where Should I Stay?

Geography

Hazards

Traveling With Children (Keiki)

The People

Some Terms

Hawaiian Time

The Hawaiian Language

Books

Music

The Hula

Farmers Markets

A Note on Personal Responsibility

A Note About Access

Miscellaneous Information

Volunteering on Vacation

Smartphone Apps



North Shore SIGHTS

Anahola

Kilauea

Kalihiwai

Princeville

Hanalei

Ha‘ena

North Shore Best Bets



EAST SHORE SIGHTS

Wailua/Kapa‘a

Lihu‘e

East Shore Best Bets



SOUTH SHORE SIGHTS

Koloa

Po‘ipu

Kalaheo

South Shore Best Bets



WEST SHORE SIGHTS

Hanapepe

Waimea

Kekaha

Polihale

Waimea Canyon

West Shore Best Bets



BEACHES

Beach Safety

A Word About Shells

North Shore Beaches

East Shore Beaches

South Shore Beaches

West Shore Beaches



ACTIVITIES

Air Tours

ATVs

Biking

Boat Tours

Boogie Boarding

Camping

Fishing

Golfing

Hiking

Horseback Riding

Jet Skiing

Kayaking

Land Tours

River Trips

SCUBA

Shopping

Skydiving

Snorkeling

SNUBA

Spas

Sport Shooting

Surfing

Tubing

Waterskiing

Whale Watching

Windsurfing / Kitesurfing

Zipline



ADVENTURES

Na Pali Kayak Trip

The Kalalau Trail

4WD Miloli‘i Ridge Road

Makaleha Hike

Honopu Ridge to a Drop-dead View

Rappel Off a 60-Foot Waterfall

Visit the Summit of Wai‘ale‘ale

Secret Tunnel to the North Shore

Hike to the Blue Hole



ISLAND DINING

Island Fish & Seafood

Lu‘au Foods

Other Island Foods

North Shore Dining

East Shore Dining

South Shore Dining

West Shore Dining

Island Nightlife

Lu‘au & Dinner Cruises

Dinner on a Beach



ABOUT THE AUTHOR



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