Fodor's Hawaii 2016eBook - 2015
Hawaii overflows with natural beauty, from soft sand beaches to dramatic volcano cliffs. The islands' offerings, from urban Honolulu in Oahu to the luxe resorts of Maui to the natural wonders of Kauai and the Big Island, appeal to all tastes. Theres also much to appreciate about the states unique culture and the tradition of aloha that has welcomed millions of visitors over the years. EXPANDED COVERAGE: Brand-new hotel, restaurant, shop, and bar reviews provide fresh tips for staying and playing on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai. ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: In full-color features, travelers can learn all about visiting Kauai's iconic Napali Coast by land, sea, or air. Our "Hawaii Volcanoes National Park" feature gives tips for volcano exploration. Other features highlight Maui's top attractions and offer in-depth coverage of Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, and Oahu's renowned surf culture. Travelers will learn the story of Molokai's stunning Kalaupapa Peninsula, once a settlement for people with leprosy (Hansen's disease). Other illustrated features provide handy guides to geology and the birth of the islands, snorkeling tips, and Hawaii's unique culture, from lei to luau to hula. ESSENTIAL TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: An island finder chart and guide helps travelers pick the right islands for their interests. "Top Experiences" and "Great Itineraries" help them make the most of their island time. This guide also has useful tips for families, people planning Hawaiian weddings and honeymoons, and cruise travelers. Illustrated plant and marine life identification keys are useful tools for hikers and snorkelers. DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Hawaii 2016 offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's travel guide is researched and written by local experts.