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Lonely Planet Hawaii 10th Ed.: 10th Edition Paperback – Sep 9 2011

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  • Paperback: 656 pages
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet; 10 edition (Sept. 9 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 174179806X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1741798067
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.7 x 2.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 522 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #177,380 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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After graduating from college in Chicago, Sara jumped on a plane to California with just one suitcase and $100 in her pocket. Then she hopped across the Pacific to Japan, eventually splitting the difference by living on Maui, the Big Island and O'ahu for a few years. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast who has worked for the National Park Service in California and as a volunteer at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Already the author of over 30 travel and nonfiction books, Sara also contributed to Lonely Planet's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu and Hiking In Hawaii guides.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Lelecabral on Jan. 4 2012
Format: Paperback
Very helpful, as usual. This said, with Internet booking so widespread, we cannot rely anymore on this type of guide for accommodation. Still, I'd say that LP should have kept enough info about camping in Hawaii. There is some, but not enough.
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32 of 33 people found the following review helpful
The best guides going Oct. 16 2011
By Vintagegal - Published on
Format: Paperback
My colleague at work lent me the 2009 version of this guide for my recent vacation to Hawaii. I had seen Lonely Planet's guides in the past, but never really used one. This book is the best you can get. LOTS of detail. Honest reviews of sites and maps, maps, maps! This book covers all the major islands (even Ni'ihau) with a short history followed by basic info like rental cars, hotels, etc...then breaks each area down by region. There are special boxes that highlight places and sights not to miss and itineraries that show you how to do the island(s) based on how much time you have. If you are going to more than one neighbor island on your trip, let this be your guide. Also pick up the "101 Ideas" and the "(island name) Gold" free magazines. These three are all you'll need to have a great time!
14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Lonely Planet's Take on Hawaii... April 12 2012
By HMS Warspite - Published on
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Lonely Planet's latest guide to the Hawaiian Islands was just published in late 2011. The format has been updated to be more user-friendly, with more color photographs, more maps, and more concise info bites. For those making their first trip to Hawaii, the guide kindly opens with an overview of the islands and a recommended top 25 experiences, just to get the visitor's appetite worked up.

The guide offers lots of need-to-know information and systematic coverage of all the islands, including the small atolls far and away to the northwest of the main islands. Oahu gets especially good coverage as the most popular tourist destination, but much deserved attention is also paid to the charms of Hawaii and Maui. There are descriptions of the best beaches, restaurants, and places to stay, along with recommended/suggested activities such as surfing, diving, and golf, not to mention hiking in the surprising number of remote valleys and mountain ridges in the islands.

Lonely Planet guides are known for being opinionated, and this guide is no exception. The narrative includes recognition of the impact that tourism is having on the Hawaiian Islands, with its burden on resources. It includes a hard-eyed look at the crime problem, especially on Oahu, and on frictions with native Hawaiians over prime beaches, surfing spots, and culturally sacred locations. The imbedded commentary, including the political opinions, will be of interest to some readers, and perhaps off-putting to others. Lonely Planet doesn't do bland, and the its guide to Hawaii is recommended as a planning and touristing resource.
15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
Digital Edition Feb. 12 2012
By Majordad - Published on
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We bought the digital edition to use on our IPad2. This will be a lot easier to cart around the Islands next week than the paper version.

The digital version worked great and all the links we tried (both on-line and off-line) worked great.

The content was up to date and is making us look even more forward to the trip (if that is even possible).
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Average guide book (kindle version) May 27 2012
By PJL - Published on
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I have two Lonely Planet guidebooks on my Kindle. The first one really took advantage of the kindle interface (Australia) but this one does not. The menus where disappointing and not very useful. The content is fine but I would not recommend the Kindle version.
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
A disappointing addition to lonely planet Dec 15 2012
By N.S. - Published on
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I really love Lonely planet but their guides are hit or miss. (Thailand and East Africa were awesome, Costa Rica was solid, Argentina was terrible). I used this guide for my recent trip to Maui and Kaua'i and my husband and I both thought we were better off with TripAdvisor. There were few of the helpful 'tidbits' that make lonely planet so great and I was left with the impression that the author spent little if any time on these islands. Some of my specific complaints are as follows:

--Sites and activities that were rated very highly on TripAdvisor and were actually awesome were glossed over or not mentioned at all in this book
--There were no instructions how to get anywhere. Admittedly there are only about 5 roads on these islands but Haleakala is a big place and it would have been nice to know where the entrance to get to the peak is.
--When they list the top attractions at the start of the book they often don't even mention which island they are on
--The organization isn't great