Hawaii: A Walker's Guide Guide Book

by Rod Smith (Hunter Publishing)
Hawaii A Walkerand39;s Guide  by Rod Smith

180pp/maps
ISBN: 1556506945

This book is currently out of print, but the eTrails are still available to Trails.com subscribers (see the complete list of trails in this book below). A practical guide to the most scenic walks on the major Hawaiian islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu. Walks range from easy strolls of a few hours to multi-day excursions where blankets and sleeping backs are de rigeur. Each hike is graded for its difficulty and most are suitable for families. All sights along the way are described, including historical buildings, and maps make for easy planning.

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Trails from the "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide" Guide Book
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... Preview: Hawaii’s not-to-be-missed spectacle is Kilauea, the world’s only “hike through” volcano and one that offers the spectacle of frequent, easily-accessible eruptions. The walk around Crater Rim Drive mal ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Mountain View, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: The lower slopes of Mauna Kea below the national park and the rest of the northern part of the Big Island are dominated by the 230,000-acre Parker Ranch, the largest single farm holding in the United ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Kailua Kona, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 37
... Preview: Near the northernmost point of the Big Island of Hawaii, there is a special place called Waipio. Once the home of 50,000 Hawaiians and later of President John F. Kennedy’s first Peace Corps training c ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Kamuela, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 17
... Preview: There is an overwhelming feeling to the peaceful beauty of Hanalei Bay. The bay itself is a long crescent of sandy beach etched into the half-moon base of intricately carved mountains. It stretches fr ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Hanalei, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 15
... Preview: The Kalalau Trail is very different from its Waimea Valley cousin, yet it still hosts some of the most spectacular views in the Hawaiian Islands. The Kalalau Valley stretches more than 4,000 feet up f ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Hanalei, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 22
... Preview: The ancient monarchs knew how to pick resort locations. They lived in Waikiki when it was still in its pristine splendor, they lived in Lahaina before the first whalers arrived, and then they settled ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Lihue, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Kauai, the Garden Isle, is a lush emerald paradise in the middle of the Pacific. Many claim it is the most beautiful of all the Hawaiian Islands, but much of the island was devastated by Hurricane Ini ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Waimea, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 27.75
... Preview: After six decades as the private Pineapple Island, Lanai has opened to visitors more than just its beaches and pine-studded highlands. Castle & Cooke Inc., owner of Dole Pineapple, is building two hot ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Lanai City, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 43.5
... Preview: On a clear day, you can see Maui easily from the South Coast of Oahu. The beautiful “Valley Island” is the second largest of the islands in Hawaii and ranks number two in terms of visitors. Haleakala, ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Pukalani, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: When visitors first see Kaanapali Beach, with its beautiful views of the Pacific and the Neighbor Islands of Molokai and Lanai, they understand why these were dubbed the Islands of Paradise, and why t ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Haonokowai, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Lahaina is still the center of the action of Maui, but the narrow dusty streets Herman Melville walked are now brightly lined with art galleries, shops, restaurants and night spots. This is also one o ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Lahaina, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The Iao Valley has been a destination for pilgrims since ancient times, when it was one of the most sacred spots on Maui. Today, no visitor would dispute the fact that it is one of the most beautiful ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Wailuku, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: The way to find Maui at its beautiful, unspoiled best is to drive down the twisting road to “heavenly Hana” where the likes of George Harrison, Kris Kristofferson, and Jim Nabors have settled, and whe ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Hana, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This is another tremendous hike through an even more remote site on Molokai and that is to the waterfalls high in the Halawa Valley at the easternmost end of the Friendly Isle. No one lives here today ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Waialua, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Kalaupapa is unique. For years it has been used as a leper colony, which explains why Molokai used to be called “The Lonely Island.” In the old days, this was a cursed place, a kind of living death. S ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Kalaupapa, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Hanauma Bay, as everyone knows who has visited Hawaii, is another popular lookout on Oahu. It offers three well-marked hiking trails, although its main attraction is the rare sea-life sanctuary where ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Honolulu, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Honolulu is one of the few cities in the world with many of its historic buildings remaining from the first half-century of its founding, and all within walking distance of one another. Today, you c ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Honolulu, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: Waimea Falls Park is located on the North Shore of Oahu overlooking one of Hawaii’s most famous surfing beaches, just a few miles north of the quaint seaside town of Haleiwa. In ancient times, this wa ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Waimea, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: Many regret the ruin of what was once a pristine paradise, but that is mainly true for the visitors who refuse to leave the confines of a few developed resort areas and the comfort of their rented car ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Waialua, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 17.5
... Preview: Punchbowl, the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in a 112-acre extinct crater, is the last resting place for 25,000 American servicemen. It was called Puowaina (the Hill of Sacrifice) by ancie ... From the guidebook "Hawaii: A Walker's Guide"
Honolulu, HI - Walking - Trail Length: 20

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