* Hawaii Day by Day features hundreds of gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you. * Our author, a longtime resident of the Big Island, hits all the highlights, from Pearl Harbor to Haleakala to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. She's checked out all the best hotels and restaurants in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the choices that suit your tastes and budget. * You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife; detailed walking tours; reviews of the best beaches on each island; special-interest tours that focus on history & culture, kid-friendly itineraries, romantic getaways, and more; and full coverage of all 6 touristed Hawaiian islands: Oahu, the Big Island, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kauai.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Best of Hawaii. My Favorite Hawaii Moments. My Favorite Small Towns. Hawaii's Best Hiking & Camping. Hawaii's Best Adventures on Land. Hawaii's Best Snorkeling & Diving. Hawaii's Best Adventures in the Ocean. Hawaii's Best Lodging. Hawaii's Best Dining Experiences. Chapter 2: Strategies for Seeing Hawaii. Chapter 3: The Best All-Hawaii Itineraries. The Best of Oahu in 1 Week. The Best of Oahu in 2 Weeks. The Best of the Big Island in 1 Week. The Best of Maui in 1 Week. The Best of Maui in 2 Weeks. Undiscovered Maui. The Best of Molokai in 1 Week. The Best of Lanai in 3 Days. The Best of Kauai in 1 Week. The Best of Kauai in 2 Weeks. Chapter 4: Oahu. My 16 Favorite Oahu Moments. The Best of Oahu in 3 Days. Honolulu & Oahu with Kids. Oahu History & Culture. Historic Waikiki. Wartime Honolulu. A Stroll Through Chinatown. Central Oahu & the North Shore. Southern Oahu & the Windward Coast. Oahu Beaches A to Z. Oahu's Best Hiking & Camping. Oahu's Best Golf Courses. Oahu Adventures on Land. Oahu Adventures in the Ocean. Spotlight: Surfi ng. Honolulu & Waikiki Shopping Best Bets. Honolulu & Waikiki Shopping A to Z. Oahu Restaurant Best Bets. Oahu Restaurants A to Z. Oahu Hotel Best Bets. Oahu Hotels A to Z. Oahu Nightlife & Entertainment Best Bets. Oahu Nightlife & Entertainment A to Z. Chapter 5: The Big Island. My 16 Favorite Big Island Moments. The Best of the Big Island in 3 Days. The Big Island with Kids. Northern Hawaii: Kohala & Waimea. Kona. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Spotlight: Volcanoes. Big Island Beaches A to Z. The Big Island's Best Hiking & Camping. The Big Island's Best Golf Courses. Big Island Adventures on Land. Big Island Adventures in the Ocean. Spotlight: The Outrigger Canoe. Big Island Shopping A to Z. Big Island Restaurant Best Bets. Big Island Restaurants A to Z. Big Island Hotel Best Bets. Big Island Hotels A to Z. Big Island Nightlife & Entertainment A to Z. Chapter 6: Maui. My 14 Favorite Maui Moments. The Best of Maui in 3 Days. Maui with Kids. Romantic Maui. Maui History & Culture. Spotlight: The Lei. Maui's Farmlands. West Maui. Lahaina. South Maui. Central Maui. Upcountry Maui. The Road to Hana. Hana. Spotlight: Experiencing Haleakala National Park. Haleakala National Park. Maui Beaches A to Z. Maui's Best Hiking & Camping. Maui's Best Golf Courses. Maui Adventures on Land. Maui Adventures in the Ocean. Maui Shopping Best Bets. Maui Shopping A to Z. Maui Restaurant Best Bets. Maui Restaurants A to Z. Maui Hotel Best Bets. Maui Hotels A to Z. Maui Nightlife & Entertainment A to Z. Chapter 7: Molokai. My 12 Favorite Molokai Moments. Spotlight: Hawaii's Most Dangerous Invaders. The Best of Molokai in 3 Days. Kaunakakai. Molokai Beaches A to Z. Molokai Adventures on Land. Molokai Adventures in the Ocean. Molokai Shopping A to Z. Molokai Restaurants A to Z. Molokai Hotels A to Z. Chapter 8: Lanai. My 12 Favorite Lanai Moments. The Best of Lanai in 1 Day. Spotlight: The Kingdom of Hawaii. Lanai Beaches A to Z. Lanai Adventures on Land & in the Ocean. Lanai Shopping A to Z. Lanai Restaurants A to Z. Lanai Hotels A to Z. Chapter 9: Kauai. My 12 Favorite Kauai Moments. The Best of Kauai in 3 Days. Kauai with Kids. Spotlight: Hawaii's Powerful Plantations. Lihue & Environs. Poipu Resort. Western Kauai. The Coconut Coast. The North Shore. Kauai Beaches A to Z. Kauai's Best Hiking & Camping. Kauai's Best Golf Courses. Kauai Adventures on Land. Kauai Adventures in the Ocean. Spotlight: Underwater Hawaii. Kauai Shopping A to Z. Kauai Restaurant Best Bets. Kauai Restaurants A to Z. Kauai Hotel Best Bets. Kauai Hotels A to Z. Kauai Nightlife & Entertainment A to Z. Chapter 10: Hawaii's History & Culture. Hawaii: A Brief History. The Lay of the Land. Hawaii in High & Popular Culture. Eating & Drinking in Hawaii. The Hawaiian Language. Chapter 11: The Best Special-Interest Trips. Outdoor Activities A to Z. Food & Wine Festivals & Tours Chapter 12: The Savvy Traveler. Before You Go. Getting There. Getting Around. Tips on Accommodations. Fast Facts. Index.
A resident of the Big Island, Jeanette Foster has skied the slopes of Mauna Kea-during a Fourth of July ski meet, no less-and gone scuba diving with manta rays off the Kona Coast. A prolifi c writer widely published in travel, sports, and adventure magazines, she's also the editor of Zagat's Survey to Hawaii's Top Restaurants. In addition to writing this guide, Jeanette is the author of Frommer's Hawaii; Frommer's Maui; Frommer's Kauai; Frommer's Hawaii with Kids; Frommer's Portable Big Island; Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu; Frommer's Maui Day by Day; and Frommer's Honolulu & Oahu Day by Day.