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Hawai'i: The Big Island (Lonely Planet Hawaii )

3.88  ·  Rating Details  ·  34 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by Lonely Planet (first published August 1st 2005)
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Nicole D'Amato
Dec 04, 2011 Nicole D'Amato rated it really liked it
This book became my companion on both my spring and fall trip to the big island. It was a great resource - everything recommended was amazing, especially the Buddhist temple hidden away in an area I never would have found near South Point. I just love Hawaii, specifically the Big Island, and this book helped me navigate my way around. Highly recommend if you are headed that direction.
Dawn
Aug 20, 2009 Dawn rated it it was ok
Shelves: guide-books
No index of restaurants and restaurants aren't listed in the index. Also, this book doesn't list nearly as many snorkeling sites as the Revealed guidebooks, nor does it go into as much detail. Also don't like how accommodation information takes up room in each chapter.
Alicia
Jan 19, 2008 Alicia is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Erik and I are going to the big island in March. Neither of us has been to any Hawaiian island, so we are excited. This book was given to us by a young man named Dip who just purchased our Honda Insight. Dip works for Lonely Planet and gave us a pile of books!
Peregrine 12
Dec 10, 2010 Peregrine 12 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People who want to see more than just hotels and resorts
Shelves: travel-outdoors
As usual, Lonely Planet provides another indispensable guide. I used this for my 5 week trip and saw more than I ever imagined existed. LP all the way!
Marilyn
Jun 04, 2008 Marilyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Just read sections on Oahu and the Big Island...before our trip to Hawaii.
David
May 05, 2012 David rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cleanskin, dnf
Fine, lonely planet standard. Will find out in a month how useful it is
Cottageunderhill
Jan 05, 2015 Cottageunderhill rated it really liked it
Great book on Hawaii. :) Borrowed from my Momma.
John
Jul 08, 2009 John rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Big Island Visitors
Excellent guide with tips that never mislead us.
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