Our 38 specially created maps include clear, concise directions to even the most remote beaches and other hard to find places, mile markers (so you always know where you are), hiking trails, and numerous details in an easy to follow format.
Deserted black sand beaches, secluded freshwater lava pools (some volcanically heated), pristine rain forests, lava tubes, hidden waterfalls, and the most dramatic part of the erupting volcano.
Fascinating stories and legends from all around the island.
Symbols quickly identify recommended sights and companies. We identify which companies really are the best and which to avoid. Frank, honest opinions from anonymous reviewsNo advertisements.
Special expanded sections on Hiking and Adventures.
Web site with links to every business, last minute updates and more. Plus Web pages available exclusively to our readers that expand on all accommodation reviews with aerial photos of all the resorts (so you'll know if oceanfront really means oceanfront).
Only book ever banned at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Visitor Center for being "too honest" and "revealing too much."
Written by island residents who know the island.
We've covered it allfrom the snow-covered top of Mauna Kea, to the sparkling underwater reefs. This is the best investment you can make for your Big Island trip. Whether you are a first time visitor, or a long time kamaaina, you will find out more about the Big Island from this book than from any other source. Discover the Hawaii you've always imagined with Hawaii The Big Island Revealed....Continua
The downside- EVERYONE knows about this book, and the secrets it holds! No longer secrets, but a great resource.
We really couldn't have planned our honeymoon any better without this invaluable guide!...Continua