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This eBook offering is an excerpt of Lonely Planet's latest Hawaii guide book and includes:
* 'Hawaii Big Island' chapter
* 'Understanding Hawaii & Survival Guide' chapter
* 'Need to know' Chapter
* Hawaii Big Island maps
Sunrise rainbows and romping dolphins aside, it's all about the lava here on the Big Island - from palm-fringed black-sand beaches to lava tide pools teeming with Technicolor life.
This guide is the result of research by dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Hawaii's Big Island , finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. This guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Hawaii's Big Island .
Coverage includes: Kailua-Kona & around, Keauhou Resort Area, Holualoa, Honokohau Harbor & around, South Kona Coast, Honalo, Kainaliu, Kealakekua, Captain Cook, Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park, Honaunau, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Ho'okena & around, Miloli'i, North Kona Coast, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Keahole Point, Kekaha Kai State Park, Ka'upulehu, Kiholo Bay, South Kohala, Waikoloa Resort Area, Mauna Lani Resort Area, Puako, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Mauna Kea Resort Area, Kawaihae & around, North Kohala, Akoni Pule Highway (Hwy 270), Hawi, Kapa'au, Pololu Valley, Waimea (Kamuela), Mauna Kea, Saddle Road Hikes, Hamakua Coast, Honoka'a & Around, Kukuihaele, Waipi'o Valley, Kalopa State Recreation Area, Laupahoehoe, Hakalau & around, Honomu, Onomea Bay & around, Hilo, Puna, Kea'au & around, Pahoa, Lava Tree State Monument, Kapoho, Red Road (Hwy 137), Highway 130, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park & around, Volcano, Ka'u, Pahala, Punalu'u, Whittington Beach Park & around, Na'alehu, Wai'ohinu & around, South Point, Ocean View, Road to the Sea and Manuka State Wayside Park.
Lonely Planet's Hawaii guide is researched and written by: Sara Benson, Amy C Balfour, Glenda Bendure, E Clark Carroll, Ned Friary, Conner Gorry, Ryan Ver Berkmoes and Luci Yamamoto.'