Expanded Coverage: This new edition features expanded beach coverage, with “Best For” rankings that help travelers choose the perfect beach. Brand new hotel, restaurant, shop and bar reviews provide fresh tips for staying and playing on Oahu, Maui, Big Island, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai.
Illustrated Features: Learn all about visiting iconic Napali Coast by land, sea, or air. Our Hawaii Volcanoes National Park feature gives tips for volcano exploration. Illustrated features highlight Maui’s top attractions and offer in-depth coverage of Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, and Oahu’s renowned surf culture. Travelers will learn about the history of tragedy and triumph on the stunning Kalaupapa Peninsula. Other illustrated features teach travelers about geology and the birth of the islands, snorkeling tips, and Hawaii’s unique culture, from lei to luau to hula.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: An island finder chart and guide helps you pick the right islands for you. Top Experiences and Great Itineraries help travelers 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 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. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.