Scenic Driving Hawaii Guide Book

by Richard McMahon (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving Hawaii  by Richard McMahon

152pp/maps/photos(color&BW)
ISBN: 1560445564

Complete with 18 drives on six of the seven inhabited islands through tropical rain forests, arid deserts, alpine mountains (complete with ski slopes!), and the world's only drive-in active volcano, this book provides comprehensive trip planning information, camping information, travel services, historical points of interest, and a glossary of Hawaiian words. Detailed maps and black-and-white photos complement the drive descriptions, and eight pages of stunning color photographs will start you yearning for the open road, Hawaii style.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving Hawaii" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 18 of 18.
... Preview: This 120-mile drive circles the southern half of Mauna Loa, the world’s largest mountain mass. It passes through Kona Coffee country and macadamia nut orchards, crosses Mauna Loa’s massive southwest l ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Holualoa, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 120
... Preview: This 29-mile, four-wheel-drive loop crosses former pineapple fields, visits an area of interesting rock formations, and follows the entire length of two of Hawaii’s most isolated beaches. Special at ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Lanai City, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 29
... Preview: This 40-mile drive begins in Kahului at sea level and rises to the rim of Haleakala Crater at 10,023 feet. Highlights include: spectacular views of Maui, the seacoast, outlying islands, and the interi ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Kahului, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: This 140-mile loop begins and ends in Hilo. It follows Hawaii’s lush Hamakua Coast to Waipio Valley Overlook, traverses portions of the vast Parker Ranch, visits the town of Waimea, and finally crosse ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Waimea, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 140
... Preview: This 50-mile drive circles the entire crater of Kilauea Volcano, then descends via the Chain of Craters Road to the coast to view active lava flows plunging into the sea. Hawaii Volcanoes National Par ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Hilo, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
... Preview: This 76-mile loop begins and ends in Hilo, visits waterfalls, lava caves, a forest of lava-formed tree molds, the seismically active East Rift Zone of Kilauea Volcano, and explores the lava flows that ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Hilo, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 76
... Preview: This 34-mile loop descends from Lanai City to the island’s only commercial harbor, explores an important ancient Hawaiian village site, stops at the prettiest beach on Lanai, and visits a significant ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Lanai City, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 34
... Preview: This 60-mile drive begins at the Kalua Koi Hotel on Molokai’s western end, traverses the dry western third of the island, and veers north for a spectacular view of the isolated coastline. Turning sout ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Kaunakakai, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 60
... Preview: Starting in Lihue, this 52-mile drive visits two waterfalls, passes 9 county beach parks, and reveals some of the most magnificent coastal scenery found anywhere in the world. Two water-filled caves c ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Lihue, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 52
... Preview: This 122-mile loop takes in sweeping coastal and mountain views, some of the most important archaeological and historical sites in the islands, and the plush, luxury resorts of Hawaii’s “Gold Coast.” ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Waimea, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 122
... Preview: This 110-mile coastal drive is one of the most diverse in the Hawaiian Islands. It circles the base of Haleakala, Maui’s huge, dormant volcano, passing lush rain forests, waterfalls, streams, and pool ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Kahului, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 110
... Preview: This 20-mile coastal drive begins at Turtle Bay on the northeastern tip of Oahu and follows the north shore to the end of the road near the northwestern tip of the island. The North Shore of Oahu is a ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Waialua, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 20
... Preview: This 36-mile drive crosses the Koolau Mountains on the scenic Pali Highway, descends to the windward shore of Oahu, and turns south, with the shoreline on the left and the sheer cliffs of the Koolau o ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Kaneohe, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 36
... Preview: This 30-mile loop begins in Lanai City, and traverses most of the Munro Trail, a jeep road leading along a forested ridge to Lanaihale, the highest point on the island. It then descends a steep trail ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Lanai City, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: From Lihue, this 45-mile drive visits the Menehune Fishpond and proceeds west to Poipu Beach. It then continues west through the small sugar towns of the south shore, until reaching Polihale State Par ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Lihue, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 45
... Preview: This 40-mile drive, with the Koolau Mountains on one side and the blue Pacific on the other, follows the beautiful windward coast of Oahu from the spectacular Koolau Pali above Kaneohe, north to the f ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Kaneohe, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: This 40-mile round-trip drive follows the western rim of Waimea Canyon from sea level beaches to the rain forests of Kokee State Park at an elevation of 4,000 feet. Beginning in the small town of Waim ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Waimea, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 40
... Preview: This 62-mile loop circles the West Maui Mountains and contrasts one of Maui’s most developed coasts with one of its wildest and most isolated. As described here, the drive begins and ends in Kahului. ... From the guidebook "Scenic Driving Hawaii"
Kahului, HI - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 62
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