Hawai'i the Big Island - Hawaii (PDF Chapter) Lonely Planet
Thanks to a rambunctiously active volcano that periodically bleeds lava into the ocean, Hawaiʻi the Big Island is growing. You can easily be lazy here but the Big Island really shines for adventurers, offering some of the best beaches, reefs and valleys. The beauty is astounding, and for a little effort, you get enormous rewards.
gaze into the stars from the summit of the world's tallest mountain, Mauna Kea
get happily lost amid magic coral gardens while snorkeling at Two-Step
be awestruck by Halemaʻumaʻu Crater in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kailua-Kona & around, Keauhou Resort Area, Holualoa, Honokohau Harbor & around, South Kona Coast, Honalo, Kainaliu, Kealakekua, Captain Cook, Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park, Honaunau, Puʻuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, Hoʻokena & around, Miloliʻi, North Kona Coast, Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, Keahole Point, Kekaha Kai State Park, Kaʻupulehu, Kiholo Bay, South Kohala, Waikoloa Resort Area, Mauna Lani Resort Area, Puako, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Mauna Kea Resort Area, Kawaihae & around, North Kohala, Kohala Mountain Road (Highway 250), Akoni Pule Highway (Highway 270), Hawi, Kapaʻau, Polulu Valley, Waimea (Kamuela), Mauna Kea & Saddle Road, Mauna Loa, Hamakua Coast, Waipiʻo Valley, Honokaʻa & around, Kalopa State Recreation Area, Laupahoehoe, Hakalau & around, Honomu, Onomea Bay & around, Hilo, Puna, Keaʻau & around, Pahoa, Lava Tree State Monument, Kapoho, Red Road (Highway 137), Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park & around, Volcano, Kaʻu, Pahala, Wood Valley, Punaluʻu & around, Naʻalehu & around, South Point, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit, Ocean View & around.
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