Synopses & Reviews
Each of the Hawaiian Islands offers a world of its own. How can you choose just one? Island hopping is an art, not a science.
In this full-color guide, Hawaii resident Kevin Whitton tells you everything you need to know to plan the perfect getaway. The book covers Oand#8217;ahu, Maui, Lanaand#8217;i, Molokaand#8217;i, Kauaand#8217;i, and the Big Island of Hawaiand#8217;i. Whitton also provides:
A strategic two-week itinerary covering all of the islands
Tips on how to choose the right island for you
Options for extending your stay on each island
The perfect island pairings and experiences that complement one another like fine wine added to a great meal
Information on getting from island to island by plane and ferry
Vibrant photos and helpful planning maps
Complete with details on everything from the best beaches and restaurants to when to go for whale watching, Moon Hawaiian Islands gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
This full-color guide to the islands of Hawaii includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.
Longtime Oahu resident Kevin Whitton shares the best ways to experience these beautiful islands, including Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island of Hawaii, as well as side trips to Molokai and Lanai. Hike the Diamond Head Summit Trail, catch a wave in Lahaina, watch the sun set over Ni'ihau from a beach on the West Side, and sample local delicacies at Hilo's popular farmer's market. Whitton includes unique trip ideas like One-Week Island Pairings and The Two-Week All-Island Trip, as well as information on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a wide range of travel budgets. Complete with details on everything from the best beaches and restaurants to when to go for whale watching, Moon Hawaiian Islands gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
About the Author
Avid surfer and nature-lover Kevin Whitton
has traveled extensively throughout Mexico, Indonesia, and Australia. Heand#8217;s volunteered as a trail guide in a private Costa Rican rainforest preserve and as a snowmobile guide in Coloradoand#8217;s Rocky Mountains. When confronted with the choice between living in the mountains and visiting the beach, or living at the beach and visiting the mountains, Kevin refused to choose, deciding to call Oand#145;ahu home instead. Now when he waits for a wave at one of his favorite windward or North Shore surf breaks, he can gaze at the verdant mountains and revel in the best of both worlds.
Kevin is the author of the award-winning Green Hawaiand#145;i: A Guide to a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Home and A Pocket Guide to Hawaiand#145;iand#8217;s Botanical Gardens. He writes for Hawaiand#145;iand#8217;s most notable regional publications, is active in the islandsand#8217; surf media, is the managing editor at Element Media, and is the co-founder and editor of GREEN: Hawaiand#145;iand#8217;s Sustainable Living Magazine.