From the publishers of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World
"A Tourist's Best Friend!"
The New York Times
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• Major hotels and resorts rated and ranked for value and quality of roomsplus, proven strategies for getting the best rates
• More than 80 restaurants reviewed in detail and rated, with tips on Hawaii Regional Cuisine
• The inside story on the top attractions: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Polynesian Cultural Center, the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, Haleakala National Park, and more
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Appeal by Age Preschool Grade school Teens Young Adults Over 30 Seniors
About 30 miles from Hilo, traveling down Highway 11; # 808-985-6000; www.hawaii.volcanoes.national-park.com or www.nps.gov/havo
Admission $10/vehicle. Admission is good for 7 days. Hours The park is open 24 hours a day year-round; the Visitor Center is open daily, 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. When to go Anytime; the best time of day to view eruption activity is after sunset. How much time to allow At least half a day. Author's rating .....; Hawaii's premier attraction. Don't expect up-close views of fountaining lava, however.
|Series:||Unofficial Guides Series , #157|
|Edition description:||Revised Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
About 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.”