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Publisher Comments:

Most travel titles are put together in a few weeks by visiting travel writers. Wizard guidebooks take over a year to compile and the writers are residents who personally and anonymously review every facet of the island. Their maps are the best you'll find. From restaurants to helicopter companies to scuba to beaches to trails. They see it all and show you the best the island has to offer. They also reveal who's the worst and who to stay away from. All told in a frank, humorous way that keeps the reading fun.

Synopsis:

"Cond Nast Traveller" calls it the best guidebook [to the Big Island]. . . This all-new fifth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything to see and do on the Big Island to plan the best vacation--ever. Everything is reviewed anonymously. This book and a rental car are all one needs to discover what makes the Big Island so exciting.

Synopsis:

ABOUT THIS BOOK

INTRODUCTION

How it Began

The First Settlers

Outside World Discovers Hawaii

Kamehameha the Great

Modern Hawaii

THE BASICS

Getting Here

What to Bring

Getting Around

Getting Married on the Big Island

Weather

Planning Your Trip

Geography

So is Hawaii an Island or a State?

Hazards

Traveling With Children (Keiki)

The People

The Hawaiian Language

Music

The Hula

A Note on Personal Responsibility

Miscellaneous Information

A Word About Driving Tours

Farmers Markets

Books

The Internet

KOHALA SIGHTS

Up Highway 190 from Kailua-Kona

Kohala Mountain Road

North Shore of Kohala

Pololu Valley

Mookini Heiau

Lapakahi State Historical Park

Kawaihae

Kohala Resort Area

Kohala Lava Desert Area

Kohala Shopping

Kohalas Best Bets

KAILUA-KONA SIGHTS

Around Downtown Kailua-Kona

Elsewhere Along Alii Drive

Up Mauka of Kailua-Kona

South of Kailua-Kona

Kealakekua Bay and Place of Refuge

Kailua-Kona Shopping

Kailua-Konas Best Bets

SOUTH ISLAND SIGHTS

South Point

VOLCANO SIGHTS

Will I Get to See Lava Flowing?

The Scene

A Few Basics

Around Kilauea Crater

Down Chain of Craters Road

Hiking in the Park

Outside the Park Entrance

The Town of Volcano

HILO and PUNA SIGHTS

Around Hilo Town

Heading South on Highway 11

Exploring Puna

Hilo Shopping

Hilo and Punas Best Bets

HAMAKUA and WAIMEA SIGHTS

Leaving Hilo Behind

Honokaa

Waipio Valley

Old Mamalahoa Highway

Waimea

Parker Ranch

Hamakua and Waimea Shopping

Hamakua and Waimeas Best Bets

SADDLE ROAD SIGHTS

Mauna Kea

Driving up to Mauna Kea

Mauna Loa

Approaching Hilo

BEACHES

Beach Safety

Kohala Beaches

Near Kona Beaches

South Island Beaches

East Side Beaches

ACTIVITIES

ATVs

Biking

Boogie Boarding

Camping

Caving

Fishing

Golfing

(Powered) Hang Gliders

Helicopters / Airplanes

Hiking

Horseback Riding

Jet Skiing

Kayaking

Ocean Tours

Parasailing

SCUBA

Snorkeling

Snow Skiing

SNUBA

Spas

Stargazing

Submarines

Surfing

Tennis

Whale Watching

Windsurfing / Kitesurfing

ADVENTURES

Mauna Ulu Crater

Manta Ray Night Dive

Explore a Mile-Long Cave

Rain Forest Hike to Puu Oo Vent

Jump Off the End of the World

Close Encounter With a Dolphin

Hiilawe Falls

Command Your Own Boat

Four Wheelin Big Island Style

Lose Yourself in Waimanu Valley

Hike to Flowing Lava

ISLAND DINING

Island Dining Index

Island Fish and Seafood

Luau Foods

Other Island Foods

Kailua-Kona Dining

Kohala Dining

Waimea Dining

Hilo Dining

Dining Elsewhere

Island Nightlife

Luaus

Dinner Cruises

Island Dining Best Bets

WHERE TO STAY

Where to Stay Index

Rental Agents

Hotels

Condos

Bed and Breakfasts

Where Should I Stay?

Where are the Rest?

Kohala

Kailua-Kona

Hilo

Volcano Village

Waimea

Northern Tip of the Island

Southeast Part of the Island

Honokaa

INDEX


Synopsis:

The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island and the only one written by writers who anonymously review the island. They visit every beach, restaurant, activity and trail on the island. The result is this comprehensive, humorous and easy-to-read full color guide that will lead you to more adventures than any other book. A must for travelers.

Table of Contents

This all-new fifth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the Big Island to plan your best vacation--ever. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai'i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so vast 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, an active volcano 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 the Big Island so exciting.

The most up-to-date and accurate information available anyplace with up-to-the-minute changes posted to our website

Frank, brutally honest reviews of restaurants, hotels and activities show you which companies really are the bestand which to avoid--no advertisements

Driving tours let you structure your trip your way, point out sights not to be missed along the way and are complemented by 120 spectacular color photographs

38 specially-created maps in an easy-to-follow format with mile markers'--so youll always know where you are on the island

Clear, concise directions to those hard-to-find places such as deserted black sand beaches, tropical rain forests, hidden waterfalls, the most dramatic part of the erupting volcano, freshwater lava pools (some volcanically heated) and scores of other hidden gems listed nowhere else

28 pages on Big Islands beaches with detailed descriptions including ocean safety

Exciting chapters on adventures, hiking and activities

Fascinating sections on Hawai'i's history, culture, language and legends

Companion website with links to every business, events calendar, over 80 resort reviews complete with aerial photos--so youll know if oceanfront really means oceanfront

"Hawaii The Big Island Revealed" covers it all--from the snow-covered top of Mauna Kea, to the sparkling underwater reefs. This is the best investment you can make for your Big Island visit. Whether you are a first time visitor, or a longtime kama'aina, you will find out more about the Big Island from this book than from any other source. Discover the island of your dreams with "Hawaii The Big Island Revealed."

"Succeeded in telling us everything there is to know about traveling on the island of Hawaii...this book is essential reading..." Library Journal"A colorful book--covers it all. I was pleased by the numerous little tips that can make a trip more pleasant." The San Diego Union-Tribune"Superbly researched and easy-to-read reference... It's jammed with details and maps." Houston Chronicle"The best guidebook [to the Big Island]. Every nook and cranny is explored by a longtime resident." Conde Nast Traveler

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katetravels, September 1, 2011 (view all comments by katetravels)
A must have if you are going to the big island. Great reviews for places to stay and eat. And really nice information about what to do and see. Awesome.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780981461007
Author:
Doughty, Andrew
Publisher:
Wizard Publications
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Hawaii
Subject:
Hawaii Island (Hawaii)
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
Adventure travel
Subject:
Hawaii The Big Island, Hawaii
Subject:
Americana-Hawaii
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, 39 original color maps; 132 color phot
Pages:
308
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.75 in 19 oz

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Product details 308 pages Wizard Publications - English 9780981461007 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Cond Nast Traveller" calls it the best guidebook [to the Big Island]. . . This all-new fifth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything to see and do on the Big Island to plan the best vacation--ever. Everything is reviewed anonymously. This book and a rental car are all one needs to discover what makes the Big Island so exciting.
"Synopsis" by , ABOUT THIS BOOK

INTRODUCTION

How it Began

The First Settlers

Outside World Discovers Hawaii

Kamehameha the Great

Modern Hawaii

THE BASICS

Getting Here

What to Bring

Getting Around

Getting Married on the Big Island

Weather

Planning Your Trip

Geography

So is Hawaii an Island or a State?

Hazards

Traveling With Children (Keiki)

The People

The Hawaiian Language

Music

The Hula

A Note on Personal Responsibility

Miscellaneous Information

A Word About Driving Tours

Farmers Markets

Books

The Internet

KOHALA SIGHTS

Up Highway 190 from Kailua-Kona

Kohala Mountain Road

North Shore of Kohala

Pololu Valley

Mookini Heiau

Lapakahi State Historical Park

Kawaihae

Kohala Resort Area

Kohala Lava Desert Area

Kohala Shopping

Kohalas Best Bets

KAILUA-KONA SIGHTS

Around Downtown Kailua-Kona

Elsewhere Along Alii Drive

Up Mauka of Kailua-Kona

South of Kailua-Kona

Kealakekua Bay and Place of Refuge

Kailua-Kona Shopping

Kailua-Konas Best Bets

SOUTH ISLAND SIGHTS

South Point

VOLCANO SIGHTS

Will I Get to See Lava Flowing?

The Scene

A Few Basics

Around Kilauea Crater

Down Chain of Craters Road

Hiking in the Park

Outside the Park Entrance

The Town of Volcano

HILO and PUNA SIGHTS

Around Hilo Town

Heading South on Highway 11

Exploring Puna

Hilo Shopping

Hilo and Punas Best Bets

HAMAKUA and WAIMEA SIGHTS

Leaving Hilo Behind

Honokaa

Waipio Valley

Old Mamalahoa Highway

Waimea

Parker Ranch

Hamakua and Waimea Shopping

Hamakua and Waimeas Best Bets

SADDLE ROAD SIGHTS

Mauna Kea

Driving up to Mauna Kea

Mauna Loa

Approaching Hilo

BEACHES

Beach Safety

Kohala Beaches

Near Kona Beaches

South Island Beaches

East Side Beaches

ACTIVITIES

ATVs

Biking

Boogie Boarding

Camping

Caving

Fishing

Golfing

(Powered) Hang Gliders

Helicopters / Airplanes

Hiking

Horseback Riding

Jet Skiing

Kayaking

Ocean Tours

Parasailing

SCUBA

Snorkeling

Snow Skiing

SNUBA

Spas

Stargazing

Submarines

Surfing

Tennis

Whale Watching

Windsurfing / Kitesurfing

ADVENTURES

Mauna Ulu Crater

Manta Ray Night Dive

Explore a Mile-Long Cave

Rain Forest Hike to Puu Oo Vent

Jump Off the End of the World

Close Encounter With a Dolphin

Hiilawe Falls

Command Your Own Boat

Four Wheelin Big Island Style

Lose Yourself in Waimanu Valley

Hike to Flowing Lava

ISLAND DINING

Island Dining Index

Island Fish and Seafood

Luau Foods

Other Island Foods

Kailua-Kona Dining

Kohala Dining

Waimea Dining

Hilo Dining

Dining Elsewhere

Island Nightlife

Luaus

Dinner Cruises

Island Dining Best Bets

WHERE TO STAY

Where to Stay Index

Rental Agents

Hotels

Condos

Bed and Breakfasts

Where Should I Stay?

Where are the Rest?

Kohala

Kailua-Kona

Hilo

Volcano Village

Waimea

Northern Tip of the Island

Southeast Part of the Island

Honokaa

INDEX


"Synopsis" by , The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island and the only one written by writers who anonymously review the island. They visit every beach, restaurant, activity and trail on the island. The result is this comprehensive, humorous and easy-to-read full color guide that will lead you to more adventures than any other book. A must for travelers.
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