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Fodor's Big Island of Hawaii (Fodor's Big Island of Hawaii)

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Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend on the Big Island!

•Your vacation never looked better. This Fodors full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of the Big Island with vibrant maps, vividly illustrated features, and stunning color photos.

•Updated frequently, Fodors Big Island of Hawaii, 2nd Edition, provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Big Island of Hawaii, 2nd Edition features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places on the Big Island

Experience the Big Island like a local! Fodors Big Island of Hawaii, 2nd Edition includes unique photo-features that impart the islands culture, covering Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the gorgeous white-sand beaches of the Kohala Coast, the rugged uplands of Waimea called “cowboy country,” and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•Full-color pullout map

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

This full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of the Big Island with vibrant maps, vividly illustrated features, and stunning color photos. The second edition features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, with discriminating ratings about the most interesting and enjoyable places.

Synopsis:

Fodor's Big Island of Hawai'i

Plan your Perfect Getaway

Make your trip to the Big Island unforgettable with 26 maps, illustrated features, and 120 color photos.

Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Top experiences & attractions • Tips for families & honeymooners • Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore the island's active volcanoes, Kona, Hilo, and beyond • Discerning Fodor's Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor's travelers • Illustrated features on Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, snorkeling, and l'au • Best scuba diving, kayaking, and golf

Opinions from destination experts • Fodor's writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Frequently updated to provide the latest information

“Fodor's has emerged this year as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up . . . with colorful maps and graphics, plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.”-Outside Magazine

Table of Contents

Big Island of Hawaii

Chapter 1: Experience the Big Island ............ 9

Welcome to the Big Island ............ 10

Big Island Planner ............ 12

Top Big Island Experiences ............ 14

When To Go ............ 16

Great 1-Day Itineraries ............ 18

Weddings & Honeymoons ............ 20

Kids & Families ............ 22

Cruising the Hawaiian Islands ............ 24

A Snapshot of Hawaii ............ 26

Chapter 2: Exploring the Big Island ............ 31

The Kohala District ............ 34

Waimea ............ 40

Kailua-Kona ............ 43

South Kona & Kealakekua Bay ............ 48

Kaû & Ka Lae (South Point) ............ 53

Volcano ............ 64

Puna ............ 68

Hilo ............ 74

Hâmâkua Coast ............ 80

Mauna Kea ............ 87

Chapter 3: Beaches ............ 91

Kohala Coast ............ 92

Kailua-Kona ............ 99

South Kona & Kaû ............ 102

Hilo Side ............ 105

Chapter 4: Water Activities & Tours ............ 109

Boogie Boarding & Bodysurfing ............ 112

Deep-Sea Fishing ............ 113

Kayaking ............ 115

Parasailing ............ 119

Sailing ............ 120

Scuba Diving ............ 120

Snorkeling ............ 123

Snuba ............ 129

Submarine Tours ............ 129

Surfing ............ 129

Whale-Watching ............ 130

Windsurfing ............ 132

Chapter 5: Golf, Hiking & Outdoor Activities ............ 133

Aerial Tours ............ 134

ATV Tours ............ 136

Biking ............ 137

Golf ............ 140

Hiking ............ 145

Horseback Riding ............ 151

Skiing ............ 152

Tennis ............ 154

Chapter 6: Shops & Spas ............ 155

Shops ............ 156

Spas ............ 169

Chapter 7: Entertainment & Nightlife ............ 177

Entertainment ............ 178

Nightlife ............ 187

Chapter 8: Where to Eat ............ 189

Where to Eat Planner ............ 190

Best Bets for Big Island Dining ............ 191

Kohala Coast ............ 193

Waimea ............ 198

Kailua-Kona ............ 205

South Kona ............ 213

Volcano ............ 215

Hilo & Puna ............ 217

Chapter 9: Where to Stay ............ 221

Where to Stay Planner ............ 222

Best Bets for Big Island Lodging ............ 223

Kohala Coast ............ 225

Waimea ............ 236

Kailua-Kona ............ 238

South Kona & Kau ............ 246

Volcano ............ 248

Puna ............ 251

Hilo ............ 253

Hâmâkua Coast ............ 256

Hawaiian Vocabulary ............ 259

Big Island Essentials ............ 262

Getting Started ............ 263

Booking Your Trip ............ 266

Transportation ............ 278

On The Ground ............ 284

Index ............ 288

About Our Writers ............ 296

Big Island of Hawai'i In Focus

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park ............ 58

Birth of the Islands ............ 69

Snorkeling in Hawai'i ............ 125

Hawai'is Plants 101 ............ 147

All About Leis ............ 161

More Than a Folk Dance ............ 182

Lū'au: A Taste of Hawai‘i ............ 199

Close Ups

Graffiti ............ 39

Green Hawaii ............ 46

Kona Coffee ............ 54

If Trees Could Talk ............ 77

Pele & the Night Marchers ............ 85

Protecting the Humpback Whale ............ 132

Ironman & Friends ............ 138

In Search of Birdies, Eagles & Whales ............ 142

Hawaiian Cowboys? ............ 152

Hawaiian Healing ............ 171

Roasted Pigs, Poi & Hula: the Lûau Explained ............ 180

Green Hawaii: Farm Tours ............ 206

The Plate Lunch Tradition ............ 219

Maps & Charts

The Big Island of Hawaii ............ 36

The Kohala District ............ 38

Kailua-Kona ............ 44

South Kona & Kau ............ 51

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ............ 60

Puna ............ 72

Hilo Vicinity ............ 76

Hâmâkua Coast & Mauna Kea ............ 84

Big Island Beaches ............ 94

Kohala Coast Beaches ............ 96

Kailua-Kona Beaches ............ 100

South Kona and Kau Beaches ............ 103

Hilo Side Beaches ............ 107

The Big Islands Top Three Water Activities ............ 116

Where to Eat on the Kohala Coast and Waimea ............ 204

Where to Eat on the Kona Coast ............ 207

Where to Eat on Hilo Side & Volcano ............ 216

Where to Stay on the Kohala Coast & Waimea ............ 228

Where to Stay on the Kona Coast ............ 240

Where to Stay on Hilo Side & Volcano ............ 249

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400007240
Author:
Cantor, Joanna G
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Cantor, Joanna G.
Editor:
Bluestone, Carissa
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Hawaii
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Full-color Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20080826
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-PAGE COLOR INSERT
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.04x5.32x.76 in. .83 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This full-color guide paints an unforgettable picture of the Big Island with vibrant maps, vividly illustrated features, and stunning color photos. The second edition features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, with discriminating ratings about the most interesting and enjoyable places.
"Synopsis" by , Fodor's Big Island of Hawai'i

Plan your Perfect Getaway

Make your trip to the Big Island unforgettable with 26 maps, illustrated features, and 120 color photos.

Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Top experiences & attractions • Tips for families & honeymooners • Easy-to-read color regional maps

Explore the island's active volcanoes, Kona, Hilo, and beyond • Discerning Fodor's Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor's travelers • Illustrated features on Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, snorkeling, and l'au • Best scuba diving, kayaking, and golf

Opinions from destination experts • Fodor's writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Frequently updated to provide the latest information

“Fodor's has emerged this year as our fave guidebook series for insider tips about things you actually want to know…” -Miami Herald

“Hipped up . . . with colorful maps and graphics, plus advice on a broader range of attractions, from classic to quirky.”-Outside Magazine

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