Guest Author - Deborah Adams
Wizard Publications brings you Maui Revealed by Andrew Doughty and Harriett Friedman. Another of the most detailed guidebooks on the beautiful islands of Hawaii. With a Quick Map Reference to start you off this book is divided into sections including: About This Book, Introduction, The Basics, West Maui Sights, Central Maui Sights, Hana Highway Sights, Southeast Maui Sights, Haleakala & Upcountry Sights, South Maui Sights, Offshore Islands, 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. Read about Kalolopahu - Olowalu's Day of Infamy and Kamehameha The Great along with other interesting bits of history and information. The Basics, as in the other books, is a collection of tips, information and suggestions from getting there to cultural notes and even legends and language. Basics as it says is a great section for starting to plan your trip to or in Maui. 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. You won't want to miss Dragon's Teeth or the Mushroom rock! 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 La Perouse Bay Lava/Snorkel/Hike to Kayaking to an Unnamed Beach. You won't want to miss Mountain Biking Haleakala's Spine or a Day Trip to Moloka'i's Kalaupapa. This book has it all. If you get hungry the Island Dining walks you through to the best restaurants, nightlife, lu'aus and cruises around. The secrets of the best of the islands are contained in these guidebooks! 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.
Whether living on Maui or traveling there 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 such as the seven sacred pools and more that you might not know existed otherwise plus a fascinating treasure of bits of historical information relating to the island. 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 on the beautiful island of Maui!
Visit Wizard Publications and get a copy of this wonderful guide for a truly unforgetable adventure!