About This Book
ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Use our illustrated map of Waikiki for the best dining, drinking, shopping and exploring spots. A Pearl Harbor feature gives visitors the background and tips necessary for visiting this historic site. You can't visit Hawaii without a surf experience! Our North Shore surfing feature points out the best spots and times to catch the big wave pros in action. Other illustrated features teach travelers snorkeling tips and about Hawaii's unique culture, from lei to luau to hula.
ESSENTIAL TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Top Experiences and Great Itineraries help travelers make the most of their island time. This guide also has useful tips for families and people planning Hawaiian weddings and honeymoons. The Experience chapter helps travelers pick the best beaches and outdoor adventures. A top water activities chart lets you choose your perfect water excursion. Illustrated plant and marine life identification keys are useful tools for hikers and snorkelers.
DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Oahu offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
ABOUT FODOR’S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.