Hawai'i: The Big Island

Lonely Planet, 2005 - 264 σελίδες
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comprehensively covers Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, the state's premier attraction with over 2 million visitors annually insightful History and Environment chapters by Hawaiian specialists new Hawai'i Outdoors chapter for adrenaline adventures, from scuba diving to climbing volcanoes The Big Island gets an average of 1200 earthquakes every week, and its live volcanic flows add 500+ acres of new land to the island annually The island arose from five distinct volcanoes The Big Island has only two distinct seasons, kau (summer) and ho'oilo (winter) when it snows on the Big Island, locals can ski and snowboard on Mauna Kea, a 13,800ft mountain with astronomical observatories at its summit Waipi'o is called the 'Valley of Kings' because it was once the political and religious centre of ancient Hawaii, and home to Hawaii's ali'i (chiefs, royalty)

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The Best!

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Simply put this is the best travel book for the Big Island! We recently went on a trip my in-laws and all met up on the Big Island. Being a large group we had all brought different travel books but ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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