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Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer.
Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.
Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
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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 prolific writer widely published in travel, sports, and adventure magazines, she’s also a contributing editor to Hawaii magazine, the editor of Zagat’s Survey to Hawaii’s Top Restaurant, and the Hawaii chapter author of 1,000 Places to See in the U.S.A. and Canada Before You Die. In addition to writing this guide, Jeanette is the author of Frommer’s Maui 2008, Frommer’s Kauai; Frommer’s Hawaii with Kids; Frommer’s Portable Big Island of Hawaii; Frommer’s Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu; Frommer's Maui Day by Day; and Frommer’s Honolulu & Oahu Day by Day.