Fodor's Essential Hawaii

Fodor's Essential Hawaii

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Lounge at a decadent beachside spa, snorkel amid vibrant coral reefs, or walk on the rim of the world's most active volcano. Whatever you choose to do, exploring paradise has never been this much fun, or this easy!


Comprehensive , up-to-date , and easy to use , Fodor's Hawaii 2008 remains the best resource for organizing your trip to these rich and varied islands. Our 2008 edition also flaunts exclusive, new features including indispensable, customized tools for planning a tropical vacation, in addition to rich photography that illustrates the distinctive culture of each island. Plus, not only will you read the expert advice of our professional travel writers, but you'll also review recommendations from everyday travelers like yourself, in our new "Word of Mouth" features throughout the book. Fodor's Hawaii 2008 is designed so that you spend less time researching and more time relishing what lies ahead on your dream vacation.

Plan a perfect island getaway, with these new features:

Find the perfect activity:
Whether you want to spend your time boogie boarding, snorkeling, hiking, or biking, our guide features expert advice about what you need to hit the water or the trails. Our local experts give practical information and opinions about equipment, techniques, and the best spots for each activity. Plus, our all-new golf section includes complete reviews by a local golf writer, who has played 88 golf course in Hawaii, and gives insider advice such as the best places for whale-watching.

"Word of Mouth" from
Read what fellow travelers are saying about their favorite places to explore and unwind, featured throughout the book. Then, when you return from your trip, share your opinions on and they may get published in our 2009 edition!

Fodor's Hawaii 2008 features beach maps that highlight coastlines and what facilities are available from restrooms to what beaches are kid-friendly. These brand-new features complement incisive, opinionated beach reviews to make sure you find the perfect beach to soak up the sun.

Hotel Charts:
Simple charts summarize prices, amenities, and the distinctive character of lodging on each island.

Where to Spa:
A complete guide to Hawaii's ever-growing spa industry, with reviews of destination, resort, and day spas.

Photos and Maps :
Unique photos throughout illustrate the history and local activities, while brand-new topographical maps designate sights, beaches, dive sites, restaurants, island-to-island ferries, and more!

Always Up-to-date:
Fodor's Hawaii guide is updated EVERY year--it's the most accurate book available!

Visit for travel bargains, information on local festivals, maps, vacation planning tips, more reviews and much more!

And, to view more insider secrets, visit "Travel Talk" and "Rants and Raves" at for more recommendations from travelers like yourself.
Publisher: New York : Fodor's Travel Guides
ISBN: 9781400017898
ISSN: 0071-6421
Characteristics: v. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc
Alternative Title: Fodor's Hawaii


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