Guest Author - Deborah Adams
Wizard Publications brings you Hawaii The Big Island Revealed 3rd Edition by Andrew Doughty and Harriett Friedman. The Ultimate Guidebook! With a Quick Map Reference to start you off this book is divided into sections including: About This Book, Introduction, The Basics, Kohala Sights, Kailua-Kona Sights, South Island Sights, Volcano Sights, Hilo & Puna Sights, Hamakua & Waimea Sights, Saddle Road Sights, Beaches, Activities, Adventures, Island Dining and Where to Stay.
From the creation of the islands to modern day Hawaii the introduction tells an amazing history of chance and war, struggle and humanity in the forming of what is now Hawaii's beautiful Islands and people. The Basics itself is an interesting compilation of tips, information and suggestions from getting there to cultural notes plus legends, language and more. Basics, as the name says, is a great section for starting to plan your trip to Hawaii! The sections relating to various sights are filled with many beautiful pictures of notable places to see and things to do plus many of the paragraphs are noted with special diamond icons for suggested "must see" places. Throughout the book are many different maps for finding these hidden "gems".
Activities galore are included in this book. Chances are, you wouldn't find many of these without it. They guide you to the best spots for hiking, fishing, snorkeling, sightseeing, swimming and much more! The Adventures section will take you from the Mauna Ulu Crater to the Hike to Flowing Lava - not for the faint of heart! Try a close encounter with a dolphin or walk up to Waikama Falls. This book has it all. If you get hungry the Island Dining takes you to the best restaurants, nightlife, lu'aus and cruises around. The descriptions of where to stay help you select just the right place for you to rest and relax between adventures. All in all this book is a must have when going to Hawaii The Big Island.
With this island being so big and diverse the guide book offered by Wizard Publications is indispensible! These folks have scoured the island to bring you hidden waterfalls and pristine rain forests, lava tubes and secluded freshwater lava pools that you would not know existed otherwise and many of the locals don't even know about. This book is an easy to follow guide that will help you from beginning to end of your trip or in your exploration of the islands if you already live there so that you will find those treasures and create special memories of your adventures in the Big Island of Hawaii!
Visit Wizard Publications and get a copy of this wonderful guide for a truly unforgetable adventure!