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Publisher Comments:

Frommer's Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a Frommer's Complete Guide--but in a concise, pocket-sized format.

Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights. Get the latest on resorts, restaurants, sports, shopping, and nightlife in a nutshell in these lightweight, inexpensive guides.

Meticulously researched by an acclaimed local journalist, Frommer's Portable Big Island of Hawaii is a concise guide to the best of the state's namesake island. You'll rely on our top-notch coverage of the best beaches, golf courses, and adventure outings. Our candid and in-depth hotel reviews cover everything from luxury oceanfront resorts to family-friendly condos to B&Bs, and our dining coverage ensures that you'll enjoy a true taste of Hawaii.

Synopsis:

Put the Best of the Big Islandof Hawaii in Your Pocket
  • Detailed reviews of the best beaches, golf courses, and resorts.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.
  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
  • The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

About the Author

A resident of the Big Island, Jeanette Foster has skied the slopes of Mauna Kea—during a Fourth of July ski meet, no less—and gone scuba diving with manta rays off the Kona Coast. A prolific writer widely published in travel, sports, and adventure magazines, she’s also a contributing editor to Hawaii magazine and the editor of Zagat’s Survey to Hawaii’s Top Restaurants. In addition to this guide, Jeanette is the author of Frommer’s Hawaii, Frommer’s Maui, Frommer’s Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu, Frommer’s Hawaii with Kids, Frommer’s Maui Day by Day and Frommer’s Honolulu & Oahu Day by Day.

Table of Contents

List of Maps.

1 Hawaii, the Big Island.

1 The Island in Brief.

2 Visitor Information.

3 Entry Requirements.

4 When to Go.

Big Island Calendar of Events.

5 Getting There.

6 Money.

7 Travel Insurance.

8 Specialized Travel Resources.

9 Getting Around.

Fast Facts: The Big Island.

2 Where to Stay.

1 The Kona Coast.

2 The Kohala Coast.

3 Waimea.

4 The Hamakua Coast.

5 Hilo.

6 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

7 South Point.

3 Where to Dine.

1 The Kona Coast.

2 South Kona.

Kona Coffee Craze!

3 The Kohala Coast.

4 North Kohala.

5 Waimea.

6 The Hamakua Coast.

7 Hilo.

A Lunch for All Five Senses.

8 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

9 Naalehu/South Point.

4 Fun On & Off the Beach.

1 Beaches.

2 Watersports.

3 Hiking & Camping.

4 Golf & Other Outdoor Activities.

Improve Your Golf Game in 21⁄2 Hours.

5 Seeing the Sights.

1 The Kona Coast.

2 South Point: Land’s End.

3 The Kohala Coast.

4 North Kohala.

5 Waimea (Kamuela).

6 Mauna Kea.

Experiencing Where the Gods Live.

7 The Hamakua Coast.

8 Hilo.

Imiloa: Exploring the Unknown.

9 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

6 Shops & Galleries.

1 The Kona Coast.

2 The Kohala Coast.

3 North Kohala.

4 Waimea.

5 The Hamakua Coast.

6 Hilo.

7 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

7 The Big Island After Dark.

1 Big Island Luau.

An Evening under the Stars.

2 Music, Dancing & Comedy in Kailua-Kona.

3 The Kohala Coast Resorts.

Old-Style Hawaiian Entertainment.

4 Hilo.

5 Volcano.

Index.

General Index.

Accommodations Index.

Restaurant Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470165478
Publisher:
Frommers
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Manufactured:
Frommer's
Author:
Foster, Jeanette
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Hawaii
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Hawaii
Subject:
Hawaii Island (Hawaii)
Subject:
Travel: United States / Hawaii
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Copyright:
Series:
Frommer's Portable Big Island of Hawaii
Series Volume:
157
Publication Date:
20080226
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
180
Dimensions:
7.39x4.44x.43 in. .29 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Put the Best of the Big Islandof Hawaii in Your Pocket
  • Detailed reviews of the best beaches, golf courses, and resorts.
  • Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
  • Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget.
  • Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
  • The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews.

Frommer's. The best trips start here.

Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.

And avoid tourist traps. At Frommer's, we use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices.

Find great deals and book your trip at Frommers.com

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