Category Archive: Hawaii Guidebooks

Make 2013 your Hawaii adventure year

Follow the Trailblazer Travel Book way. Key to fun and discovery on all the island: Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Hawaii the Big Island, Lanai and Molokai. Aloha!

See Kauai’s Napali Coast by sea

Napali (The Cliffs) meet the ocean along a 30-plus-mile roadless section of the northwest coast of Kauai. For many, visiting this wilderness is via a rugged, 11-mile trail that reaches the Kalalau Valley,… Continue reading

Surfing the North Coast of Oahu

If everybody had an ocean, across the USA, there would still be only one Surf City, the undisputed surfing capitol of the universe, and it would still be Haleiwa on the North Shore… Continue reading

A visit to Lahaina, Maui

The Lahaina Harbor is in front of the old courthouse, which is a visitors center with knowledgeable and free walking maps. For the Lahaina Seawall—a must-do side-trip—walk over to the prominent Lahaina Lighthouse,… Continue reading

Contest: Where in Hawaii are these waterfalls?

Name these waterfalls and win a free Trailblazer Travel Book of your choice. One winner will be awarded, even if we don’t come up with someone who knows all five. Contest ends November… Continue reading

Seating with a View: Dining alfresco in Hawaii

All the islands have first-class restaurants, many with celebrity chefs reinventing pan Pacific cuisine. But if you want to save a boatload of money and eat at a restaurant with unmatched views and… Continue reading

Up the Lazy River to Kauai’s Secret Falls

The wide-mouthed Wailua River was chosen as the homeland for the first Polynesian voyagers nearly two thousand years ago, who settled its fertile banks, fished for both fresh and ocean-going fish, and built… Continue reading

Slip Sliding Away on Maui’s Haleakala

With a trailhead at 10,000 feet, hikers may feel gleefully airborne when descending on the Sliding Sands Trail into the vast eroded valley pocked with volcanic cones on Haleakala volcano. A network of… Continue reading