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 Valley of Kings - the Waipio Valley - with its thousand foot cliffs, waterfalls and streams, the Big Island of Hawaii has something for everyone.
Our favorite guidebook dedicated solely to the Big Island of Hawaii. The book contains excellent maps and tips that will show you places that many tourists miss. This is a must buy if you are visiting the Big Island.
Robert Nilsen takes over the helm of this popular guide from the late J.D. Bisignani. The book is full of information about the culture, customs, geography and history of the Big Island. It also covers all forms of outdoor recreation and the natural environment and campgrounds; and includes information on accommodations, dining, and entertainment.
An invaluable source of information on the Big Island of Hawaii. Measuring only 4" x 6", this book easily fits into your purse or pocket, but don't mistake its compact size for a lack of information.
With its obscure roads and enormous size--nearly twice that of the rest of the Hawaiian Islands combined-the Big Island presents a challenge to adventure travelers who have limited time. The Hawaii The Big Island Trailblazer for 2011 comes to the rescue with clear driving and trail descriptions to all of nature's all-stars, from the top of Mauna Kea to the shores of Kealakekua Bay. Presenting vivid maps and its easy-to-use format, Trailblazer is a personal tour guide that fits in your knapsack. Hikers, snorkelers, and surfers can zero in on all the island's scenic masterpieces, as well as seek out the quiet wonders the Sprouts are known to discover.
A pocket size version of the Big Island section of the Frommer's Hawaii Guide, with excellent details on the best places to stay and dine in all price categories.
Whether youre looking to hike stunning Mauna Loa or laze on a perfect black-sand beach, this guide will show you how to live it up or slow it down on Hawaiis Big Island. You'll find out where to get good meals on any budget, learn about manta ray dives, volcano treks and more in a special activities chapter, select lodging options from campsites in the Valley of Kings to condos at Kailua. Includes 35 maps, including water sports and camping maps.
Ideal for families traveling with kids of any age toddlers to teenagers Paradise Family Guide Big Island Hawaii offers a blend of travel information unlike any other. With vacation ideas and tropical adventures that are sure to satisfy both action-hungry youngsters and relaxation-seeking parents, this guide meets the specific needs of each and every family member.
Award-winning author and founder of the Hidden guidebooks series, Ray Riegert reveals how to best experience this magnificent island like a local. Hidden Big Island of Hawaii reviews the popular attractions -- such as diving coral reefs and scaling active volcanoes -- then invites readers to go further by exploring "hidden" spots other guides overlook, like an early morning fresh-fish auction, a rainforest zoo, and a secluded black-sand beach that has great surfing.
A guide to ten beaches around the island, describing setting, special features, amenities, and available activities. Also includes photos, a map, and general and specific cautions.
The most comprehensive hiking guide available to the spectacular island of Hawaii. This island has a wealth of areas to explore, including: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the island's famous black sand beaches, shimmering blue bays, and remote rainforest valleys. Includes both dayhikes and backpacks.