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Get to the heart of Hawaii, the Big Island and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet’s Hawaii, the Big Island:Up-to-date information – all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020’s COVID-19 outbreak Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, people, music, landscapes, surfing, wildlife, cuisine, arts & crafts, lei, politics Covers Kailua-Kona, the Kona Coast, Kohala, Waimea, Mauna Kea, Saddle Road, Hamakua Coast, Hilo, Puna, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, and more The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Hawaii, the Big Island, our most comprehensive guide to Hawaii, the Big Island, is perfect for discovering both popular and off-the-beaten-path experiences. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveler since 1973.
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