Hawaii and South Pacific Books
Kauai Trailblazer - Where to Hike, Snorkel, Bike, Paddle, Surf
Kauai Trailblazer shows you the extensive variety of hikes and biking adventures as well as kayaking, snorkel and surfing spots across the entire island of Kauai. It is the definitive book for anyone interesting in exploring Kauai to its fullest.
Paradise Family Guides: Maui - Guide Review
A review of Paradise Family Guides Maui written by Candy Adair Aluli, a Maui resident of more than 20 years.
Oahu Trailblazer - Where to Hike, Snorkel, Surf From Honolulu to the North Shore
Oahu Trailblazer shows you the extensive variety of hikes, snorkel and surfing spots across the entire island of Oahu. It is the definitive book for anyone interesting in exploring Oahu to its fullest.
Top Picks in Books about Hiking in Hawaii
Our picks for the best books to help you plan your hikes on the islands of Hawaii.
Top Books about Hawaii by O.A. Bushnell
Our picks for the best books written about Hawaii by the late O. A. Bushnell.
Top Picks in Books About Hawaiian Culture and History
While Hawaii is the 50th of the United States, it is unlike any other state in the union. Located further from land than any other island chain in the world, Hawaii has a unique culture, history and language. Before you visit Hawaii, you should learn a bit about the people of Hawaii.
Before You Buy Hawaii Books
The selection of books dealing with the islands of Hawaii is virtually endless. Whether you are looking for a guidebook to help you plan your trip, a book about the volcanoes of Hawaii, a book on the history of the Polynesian people or an island cookbook, there are many selections from which to choose. We have picked out our favorites and we hope that you enjoy them as much as we do.
Top Picks in Big Island Guidebooks
The Big Island is the youngest of the Hawaiian Islands and the only place on earth where you can see the land growing every day of the year as Kilauea volcano continues its eruption. From the top of Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain on earth to the Waipio Valley - with its thousand foot cliffs, waterfalls and streams, the Big Island of Hawaii has...
Top Picks in Books About the Attack on Pearl Harbor
Our picks for the best books, both old and new, about the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941.
Top Picks in Books About the Volcanoes of Hawaii
Our picks for the best books about the volcanoes of Hawaii. You can find out more details about each book and even order any of them directly from the links on this page.
Top Picks in Kauai Guidebooks
Now almost fully recovered from the damage done by hurricane Iniki in 1992, the Garden Isle of Kauai calls to all those who look for a quiet place for peaceful relaxation as well as those who want to explore and challenge nature at its finest, with lush rainforests, majestic waterfalls and the only navigable river in Hawaii.
Top Picks in Maui, Molokai, and Lanai Guidebooks
Consistently voted the Best Island in the World, Maui has something to offer almost every visitor. From its lovely beaches, to its historic towns and highways, to the majesty of Haleakala volcano, it's little wonder why on Maui they say, "Maui no ka oi" - Maui is the best.
Top Picks in Oahu Guidebooks
More people visit the island of O'ahu each year than any other island in Hawaii. From Honolulu/Waikiki to Diamond Head on the east and Pearl Harbor to the west, O'ahu has so much more to offer ranging from the pineapple fields of Central O'ahu to the high surf of the North Shore to the beautiful beaches of Windward O'ahu.
Top Picks in Special Interest Books about Hawaii
Aside from standard guidebooks, there are so many special interest books dealing with Hawaii that make an excellent choice for the bookshelf of anyone interested in the Aloha State. Whether its an atlas, a book on volcanoes or a book to help one decide if they really should move to Hawaii, we have some excellent choices for you.