Hawaiians pride themselves on being the most generous hosts in the Pacific. Find out what Aloha really means here, especially on the back roads, the less traveled parts of each island, in Backroads & Byways Hawaii. Unique itineraries, complete with lodging and dining suggestions, will make your trip truly unforgettable.
Michelle Bigley, author of Explorer’s Guide Kauai, has really gone out of her way in Backroads & Byways Hawaii, taking on Hawaii as a whole. Exploring the little-known sides of all the islands, she provides out-of-the-ordinary itineraries, all including lodging and dining highlights, to make your trip memorable. Each chapter offers itineraries focused on themes,among them Historic Big Island; Under-the-Radar Oahu; Maui for Foodies; and Haute and Haunted Lanai. Chapters cover not only the must-see destinations for each island but also the less-traveled roads, like the back road from Hana to Haleakala on Maui, or routes through the Windward side of Oahu. With expert advice on inter-island hopping to keep the budget reasonable, like economical direct ferry routes that also have far more local appeal. See the real Hawaii! 100+ Color photographs throughout