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Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should Read

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Hawaii Travel books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Fodor’s Essential Hawaii (Full-color Travel Guide) (2018)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadHawaii overflows with natural beauty, from its soft sand beaches to its dramatic volcanic cliffs. The islands’ offerings, from urban Honolulu in Oahu to the luxe resorts of Maui to the natural wonders of Kauai and the Big Island, appeal to all tastes. There’s also much to appreciate about the state’s unique culture and the tradition of aloha that has welcomed millions of visitors over the years. Fresh reviews of the best new hotels, restaurants, shops, and bars provide tips for staying and playing on Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, Kauai, Molokai, and Lanai. A spectacular color…
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

2. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Hawaii (2017)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadPacked with culture and activities for travelers to enjoy including beautiful beaches, volcanoes, and insider tips for everywhere from Honolulu to Waikiki. Try local delicacies with our guide to great restaurants and cafes featuring island cuisine, or check out the best restaurants, clubs, and bars. We have the best hotels for every budget, plus fun activities for solitary travel or for families and children to make the very best of any visit to Hawaii.Discover .   • Hotel and restaurant listings and recommendations.    • Detailed…
Author(s): DK Eyewitness

3. Oahu Revealed: The Ultimate Guide to Honolulu, Waikiki & Beyond (2018)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadThe finest guidebook ever written for O’ahu. Now you can plan your best vacation–ever. This all new expanded sixth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Written by the author of the best-selling guides, Maui Revealed, Hawaii The Big Island Revealed and The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing places to stay, exciting waterfalls, colorful valleys and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is reviewed personally and…
Author(s): Andrew Doughty, Leona Boyd

4. Frommer’s Hawaii 2019 (Complete Guides) (2018)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadComprehensive and completely up-to-date, Frommer’s Hawaii 2019 covers all the major Hawaiian islands, and takes you from world-famous beaches to secluded rain-forests and everywhere in between. Frommer’s expert authors―all journalists who specialize in Hawaii―know every inch of the islands and they’re not afraid to tell the truth. With their reliable, straight-shooting advice, you’ll be snorkeling in palm-fringed lagoons, catching the sunrise over a soaring volcano, relaxing on postcard-ready beaches, and experiencing Hawaii’s rich cultural traditions and innovative regional cuisine―everything you need for an unforgettable…
Author(s): Martha Cheng, Jeanne Cooper, et al.

5. Fodor’s Big Island of Hawaii (Full-color Travel Guide) (2018)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadWith more than 250 miles of coast, from Kona to Hilo and beyond, the Big Island is lined with beautiful beaches, elegant resorts, coffee farms, waterfalls, and rain forests. It also has history: from Captain Cook’s landing site to the rugged Valley of Kings near Waipio. Above it all, snow-capped Mauna Kea contrasts with fiery Mauna Loa, the centerpiece of popular Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Restaurant listings in Fodor’s Big Island of Hawaii highlight the best local favorites for casual dining as well as top resort restaurants. Our coverage also features the island’s abundant lodging options, from high-end resorts to…
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

6. Hawaii The Big Island Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook (2019)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadThe finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island. Now you can plan your best vacation–ever. This all new ninth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the Big Island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai’i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so vast and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, Kilauea Volcano and so much more. Every restaurant,…
Author(s): Andrew Doughty, Leona Boyd

7. Fodor’s Oahu: with Honolulu, Waikiki & the North Shore (Full-color Travel Guide) (2018)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadWith excellent resorts, beautiful scenery, and extensive opportunities for activities both on the water and on land, Oahu is one of the most favorite Hawaiian islands for travelers. This guide covers all the popular areas of the island, including Honolulu, Waikiki, and the North Shore. Restaurant listings in Fodor’s Oahu highlight the best local favorites for casual dining as well as top resort restaurants. Our coverage also features the island’s abundant lodging options, from high-end resorts to beachside B&Bs. A brief introduction and spectacular color photos capture the ultimate experiences and…
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

8. Lonely Planet Hawaii the Big Island (Travel Guide) (2017)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadLonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike trails through smoking craters at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, stargaze at the clear skies from Mauna Kea, and snorkel in Kealakekua Bay; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Hawaii, the Big Island and begin your journey now! our most comprehensive guide to Hawaii, the Big Island, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for a guide focused on…
Author(s): Lonely Planet , Adam Karlin , et al.

9. Maui Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook (2018)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadThe finest guidebook ever written for Maui. Now you can plan your best vacation–ever. This all new eighth edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai’i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to eat, colorful craters, hidden waterfalls and so much more. Every restaurant, activity provider, business and resort is…
Author(s): Andrew Doughty, Leona Boyd

10. The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed (Ultimate Guidebook) (2019)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadThe finest guidebook ever written for Kaua’i. Now you can plan your best vacation–ever. This all new eleventh edition is a candid, humorous guide to everything there is to see and do on the island. Best-selling author and longtime Hawai’i resident, Andrew Doughty, unlocks the secrets of an island so lush and diverse that many visitors never realize all that it has to offer. Explore with him as he reveals breathtaking trails, secluded beaches, pristine reefs, delicious places to dine, relaxing resorts, exciting waterfalls, colorful canyons and so much more. Every restaurant, activity…
Author(s): Andrew Doughty, Leona Boyd

11. Moon Hawaii (Travel Guide) (2017)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadJust visiting one island? Check out Moon Maui, Moon Kaua’i, Moon O’ahu, or Moon Big Island of Hawai’i….
Author(s): Kevin Whitton

12. Lonely Planet Honolulu Waikiki & Oahu (Travel Guide) (2017)

Best Hawaii Travel Books You Should ReadLonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Catch the sunset at Waikiki Beach, snorkel the turquoise waters of Hanauma Bay, or browse the Bishop Museum’s Hawaiian artefacts; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of destination and begin your journey now! our most comprehensive guide to Oahu, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for a guide focused on…
Author(s): Lonely Planet , Craig McLachlan, et al.

Best selling Hawaii travel guidebooks. One of the most popular series of Hawaii guidebooks for each of the main Hawaiian islands is this series of guidebooks. The books in the Hawaii Revealed series give you a lot of information about your chosen island, and you’ll be given loads of ideas of things to do to stay active in Hawaii. Explore Hawaii holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | It’s easy to see why Hawaii has become synonymous with paradise. Just look at these sugary beaches, Technicolor coral reefs and volcanoes beckoning adventurous spirits. Discover the best Hawaii Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. “I am a travel agent and I am finally going to Hawaii for the first time in April. While its my job to know where to go, where to stay, and all the other minor details, I really don’t know that much about how Hawaii (thankfully my clients don’t know that!).

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some hawaii travel books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Fodor’s Essential Hawaii

Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor’s Travel, Year: 2018, Size: 113 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2309097

Hawaii the Big Island

Author(s): coll.
Publisher: Lonely Planet, Year: 2017, Size: 19 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2215865

Moon Hawaii

Author(s): Kevin Whitton
Publisher: Moon Travel, Year: 2017, Size: 24 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2218851

Discover Hawaii

Author(s): coll.
Publisher: Lonely Planet, Year: 2017, Size: 79 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2260491

Hawaii

Author(s): coll.
Publisher: Lonely Planet, Year: 2015, Size: 35 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2211598

Fodor's big island of Hawaii

Author(s): Fodor's; Anderson, Karen; Wechter, Eric B; Anderson, Kristina
Publisher: Fodor's Travel Publications, Year: 2014, Size: 16 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2081450

Fodor's Hawaii 2013

Author(s): Fodor's
Publisher: Fodor's, Year: 2012, Size: 29 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1034560

Kauai – Guidebook Chapter. Kauai Chapter from Hawaii Travel Guide Book

Author(s): Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet Pty, Ltd;Lonely Planet Publications, Year: 2012, Size: 54 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1348196

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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