Category Archive: Hawaii Guidebooks

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Hawaii Trailblazer guides for for adventurers

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The Big Island’s “First Beginnings” are still a Mystery

On the most eastern land in the Hawaiian archipelago, Cape Kumukahi (“First Beginnings” in Hawaiian) are clues left by people who pre-dated the earliest Polynesians in the second century. Small stone monuments found… Continue reading

Hawaii Hotels: buying luxury on sale

Never pay full price for fabulous. Money saving tips when booking an accommodation in Hawaii: 1. Travel during non-peak seasons, which are Fall and Spring (after Spring break). 2. Book 6 to 8… Continue reading

Ho Hum, another day at Duke’s Lagoon

Many visitors who seek quietude at Waikiki Beach walk toward Diamond Head and Kapiolani Park. No complaints there. But try going the other direction, toward Ala Wai Harbor. After dodging the flesh on… Continue reading

Double Dipping on Maui’s Keanae Peninsula

The Keanae Peninsula is about halfway along the Hana Highway, formed when a zillion cubic feet of lava blew out the west side of Haleakala’s Ko’olau Gap and fanned into the ocean. Although… Continue reading

Kauai Trailblazer, the book to guide you everywhere

Before you jump on the jet to Kauai, buy the Kauai Trailblazer and use it as your detailed, day-to-day fun finder once you get to the island. KT has become “the bible” for… Continue reading

Maui’s Daring Black Rock Jumpers

Keka’a Point, or Black Rock, is where spirits of the dead were said to launch themselves in ancient times to join their Polynesian ancestors in the other world. Today, jumpers are just aiming… Continue reading