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Hawaii for Dummies : 6th Edition - Cheryl Farr Leas

Hawaii for Dummies

6th Edition

Paperback Published: 17th December 2010
ISBN: 9780470876305
Number Of Pages: 560

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  • For Dummies Travel guides are the ultimate user-friendly trip planners, combining the broad appeal and time-tested features of the For Dummies series with up-to-the-minute advice and information from the experts at Frommer’s.
  • Our authors make sure that you'll truly experience the spirit of aloha. With Hawaii for Dummies in hand, you'll know where to find secluded beaches; the best outfitters to choose for everything from diving to deep-sea fishing; and where to find the top galleries and shops.
  • Inside you'll also find extensive coverage of the best hotels for every budget; information on where to sip a mai tai or a cup of Kona Joe; and valuable advice on finding the best airfares and package deals. Whether you want to watch the fiery spectacle at the Big Island's volcano, play a challenging round of golf, snorkel with sea turtles, or simply kick back to watch the sunset, this guide will help you find your island paradise.
About the Authors

Cheryl Farr Leas may live on the mainland, but she’s a Hawaii girl at heart. She fell in love with Diamond Head, aloha wear, and mai tais in 1994 and has had trouble staying away ever since. Whenever she’s not in the islands, she and her husband, Rob, make their home in Phoenix, Arizona, where they love to hike the desert mountains with their German Shepherd, Caleb. Before embarking on a writing career, Cheryl served as senior editor at Macmillan Travel (now Wiley), where she edited the Frommer’s Hawaii travel guides for the better part of the 1990s.

John Rosenthal is a Contributing Editor at National Geographic Traveler and has written about destinations around the globe for publications like The New York Times, The Washington Post, Conde Nast Traveler, and the San Francisco Chronicle. He’s also a regular contributor to Bing Travel. He makes his home in Santa Monica, California, but regularly requires a good dose of Hawaii whenever the Los Angeles traffic gets to be too much.

Part I: Introducing Hawaii 5

Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Hawaii 7

Chapter 2: Digging Deeper into Hawaii 17

Chapter 3: Deciding Where and When to Go 23

Chapter 4: Managing Your Money 45

Part II: Planning Your Trip to Hawaii 57

Chapter 5: Getting to Hawaii 59

Chapter 6: Getting Around Hawaii 68

Chapter 7: Booking Your Accommodations 74

Chapter 8: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests 82

Chapter 9: Taking Care of the Remaining Details 91

Part III: Honolulu and the Rest of Oahu 99

Chapter 10: Settling into Oahu 101

Chapter 11: Exploring Oahu 162

Part IV: Maui 211

Chapter 12: Settling into Maui 213

Chapter 13: Exploring Maui 268

Part V: Hawaii, the Big Island 315

Chapter 14: Settling into the Big Island 317

Chapter 15: Exploring the Big Island 368

Part VI: Kauai 417

Chapter 16: Settling into Kauai 419

Chapter 17: Exploring Kauai 464

Part VII: The Part of Tens 497

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Lose the Tourist Trappings and

Look Like a Local 499

Chapter 19: Ten Easy Steps to Island Dining 506

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Enjoy Island Romance 513

Appendix: Quick Concierge 516

Index 520

ISBN: 9780470876305
ISBN-10: 0470876301
Series: Dummies Travel
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 17th December 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.1  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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