Hawaii Travel Books

Hawaii’s New Best Local Desserts

Easy to make local recipes from the Hawaiian Islands featuring local flavors and ingredients such as coconut, pineapple, lilikoi, papaya and mango from some of of Hawaii’s cuisines such as Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Hawaiian, Portuguese, and Southeast Asian, just to name a few.

Hawaii’s Best Local Dishes

Easy to make recipes from the Hawaiian Islands featuring local favorites that capture the flavors of Hawaii’s cuisines such as Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Hawaiian, Portuguese, and Southeast Asian, just to name a few.

Hawaii The Big Island Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook

Hawaii The Big Island Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook

The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island. Now you can plan your best vacation--ever. This all new seventh edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the Big Island. 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.
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Your Ideal Hawaii Island Vacation: A Guide for Visiting the Big Island of Hawaii

Your Ideal Hawaii Island Vacation: A Guide for Visiting the Big Island of Hawaii

Your Ideal Hawaii Island Vacation is a travel guide that describes over 150 spectacular locations on the island of Hawaii. Over 200 photographs (black and white) accompanied by descriptions give you an impression of the island's unique places. Detailed driving directions make it clear how to get to each site. Every location is accessible by a regular car.The travel guide covers the entire island of Hawaii with maps of each area. Many areas in East Hawaii, barely mentioned in other guides, are covered in great detail from the authors' personal experiences of living there. Guided driving tours and walking tours familiarizes travelers new to the island with the most populated areas of Hilo and Kona. Descriptions of beaches and shopping centers near the South Kohala resorts and Kona hotels are provided for newcomers to the island. The guide describes places in the remote areas of Kau, North Kohala, and Puna that returning visitors and residents may not have heard of before. The g
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Lonely Planet Discover Hawaii the Big Island (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Discover Hawaii the Big Island (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's Discover Hawai'i, the Big Island is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Chase lava in the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, stargaze at Mauna Kea, Hawai'i's highest mountain and most sacred spot, or play on the powdery white sands of Hapuna Beach; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of Hawai'I, the Big Island and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Discover Hawai'i, the Big Island: Full-color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hid
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Fodor’s Big Island of Hawaii (Full-color Travel Guide)

Fodor

Plan the perfect getaway with Fodor's Big Island of Hawaii—a fully updated Gold Guide featuring tips for all types of travelers, from families to honeymooners. NEW THIS EDITION: Brand new hotel, restaurant, shop, spa, and bar reviews provide fresh tips for staying and playing. ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Learn all about visiting volcanoes with our Hawaii Volcanoes National Park anchor. Other illustrated features teach travelers about geology and the birth of the islands, snorkeling tips, and Hawaii's unique culture, from lei to luau to hula. ESSENTIAL TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Top Experiences and Great Itineraries help travelers make the most of their island time. This guide also has useful tips for families and people planning Hawaiian weddings and honeymoons. The Experience chapter helps travelers pick the best beaches, farmers' markets, and outdoor adventures. A top water activities chart lets you choose your perfect water excursion. Illustrated plant and marine life identification keys are
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Hawaii the Big Island Trailblazer: Where to Hike, Snorkel, Surf, Bike, Drive

Hawaii the Big Island Trailblazer: Where to Hike, Snorkel, Surf, Bike, Drive

A guide for families and outdoor adventurers alike, this new and completely revised 2014 Trailblazer takes you to all of the Big Island's famous attractions, as well as its hidden spots. (Please note: This is the 3rd edition and 10th printing of this title; more than 50 reviews have been posted on Amazon.) Nearly twice the size of the rest of Hawaii combined, the Big Island presents a challenge to adventure travelers with limited time. Trailblazer comes to the rescue with its trademark organization and clear directions for . . . 166 hikes and strolls: the peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, the shores of Waipio Valley and Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, rain forests and tropical gardens, waterfalls, petroglyph fields, and the Kona Coast 75 snorkeling and swimming spots including remote hike-to specials 39 surfing spots: boards, bodyboarding, and body surfing 24 bike trails for adventure cyclists: mountain, coastal, forest, pasture 25 campgrounds and rustic cabin hideawa
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Hawaii’s Best Local Desserts

Here is a collection of Hawaii’s best dessert recipes! These are the ones passed on from friend to friend, the ones written on scraps of paper because you wanted the recipe at that family get-together or picnic or party. Some of the recipes included in this cookbook were favorites more than 25 years ago and are still favorites today. Parents and students submitted them as recipes for their school cookbooks. They range from simple, easy-to-prepare desserts to elegant, yet decadent masterpieces.

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    Maunakea, Hawaii – One of the most scientifically productive adaptive optics (AO) systems on Earth is getting a major upgrade, one that will further advance high-impact research on the hunt for
  • The Keck Cosmic Reionization Mapper December 14, 2017
    Completing the World’s Most Capable Spectroscopic ImagerThe design for the Keck Cosmic Web Imager (KCWI) includes two separate channels to detect light in the blue (350 to 560 nm) and the red (530
  • Keck Visiting Scholars Program December 14, 2017
    The Keck Visiting Scholars Program aims to inspire and develop the next generation of scientists and instrumentalists by providing hands-on experience in observational astronomy, hardware, and
  • A New Spin to Solving Mystery of Stellar Companions December 4, 2017
    Researchers Measure the Spin Rates of Bodies Thought to be Either Planets or Tiny "Failed" StarsMaunakea, Hawaii - Taking a picture of an exoplanet—a planet in a solar system beyond our sun—is no
  • Newly Discovered Twin Planets Could Solve Puffy Planet Mystery November 27, 2017
    Maunakea, Hawaii - Since astronomers first measured the size of an extrasolar planet seventeen years ago, they have struggled to answer the question: how did the largest planets get to be so large?