Hawaii’s Maui & Big Island, Oahu & Kauai Smart Travels Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa

Hawaii

Maui and Hawaii's Big Island: The cultures of the Pacific converge on the breathtaking islands of Hawaii. This trip Rudy begins on Maui, where he braves the twisting road to Hana with its cascading waterfalls and tropical splendor. Fire-knife dancers light up the night sky, and we sway to the rhythms of hula and slack-key guitar. Later, Rudy hops over to Hawaii's Big Island for ancient petroglyphs and a helicopter tour of the world's most active volcano. Tips on snorkeling and golfing. Oahu and Kauai: Sunning, swimming, surfing and boating at Waikiki Beach are just the start in Honolulu. Rudy explores Hawaii's Polynesian roots at the venerable Bishop Museum, remembers WWII history at Pearl Harbor, and pays homage to King Kamehameha. From Oahu we head north to Kauai, "The Garden Island" whose sheer beauty screams "tropical paradise". Rudy hikes the Waimea Canyon and kayaks past traditional Hawaiian villages. The Allerton Gardens show off rare tropical plants, and restored home
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Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, Kauai, And the Big Island

Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, Kauai, And the Big Island

'Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, Kauai & the Big Island'Now the awe-inspiring beauty of Hawaii is available on your TV or PC. This DVD video is your one-stop guide to Hawaii - America’s tropical paradise, with exotic landscapes, the surf, sun and fun. And the videos are indexed so you can plan your tour. Spectacular DVD videos - You'll see Oahu’s world-class surfing, its museums, Pearl Harbor, shopping and exciting nightlife, and visit the Big Island with its explosive volcanic forces. See Maui’s golden beaches, Mount Haleakala, Iao Valley – the “Yosemite of the Pacific”, take stunning scuba dives and drive the magnificent “Road to Hana”. In Kauai, visit Waimea Canyon - the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific”. Explore Hawaii’s rich culture, its Kings and goddesses plus a hula that was so alluring that the missionaries banned it. See why this is America’s top dream destination - It’s the perfect place for weddings and vacations where you can swim, surf, kayak,
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Hidden Hawaii: Including Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, and the Big Island (Hidden Travel)

Hidden Hawaii: Including Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, and the Big Island (Hidden Travel)


Combining unique travel choices, outdoor adventures, and little-known locales into guides where vacations meet adventures, each title in the Hidden series also offers readers the comfort of detailed maps, internet information for each listing, author picks, suggested itineraries, and walking and driving tours. From ancient petroglyphs and 100-foot-high sand dunes to the Garden of the Gods’ mysterious multicolor boulders that dramatically change color at dawn and dusk, Hidden Hawaii reveals the islands in unique and unparalleled fashion. The outdoor recreation boom has transformed Hawaii into an adventurer’s dream and Hidden Hawaii has all the details, including extensive information on adventure outfitters, surf shops, and dive operators. The guide also covers more than 150 beaches, including 139 with swimming, 100 with snorkeling, 84 with surfing, 68 with hiking, and 54 that offer beach camping. Hidden Hawaii recommends an incredibly wide range of lodging choices as well, including 24 large resorts, 60 full-service hotels, 36 bargain hotels, 56 self-catering condos, 19 bed-and-breakfasts, and even 16 surfer shacks. This edition features 47 maps.

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Hawaii: Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Hawaii, Lanai

Die Mythen des alten Hawaii stehen den klassischen griechischen oder nordischen Sagen in nichts nach. Auch sie sind Geschichten, die von Liebe, Leidenschaft, Kriegen, Intrigen, Machtspielen, Vatermord, verstoßenen Söhnen, untreuen Frauen, wilden Kriegerinnen, Zauberern und Gestaltwandlern berichten.

In diesem Buch sind drei Geschichten über den pazifischen Volkshelden Maui sowie acht Geschichten über Pele, die Vulkangöttin enthalten.

Maui der Starke errichtet das Himmelsgewölbe

In dieser ersten Geschichte aus grauer Vorzeit wird berichtet, dass sich die Menschen damals nur kriechend fortbewegen konnten, da der Himmel so niedrig war. Ferner wird erzählt, wie Maui der Halbgott aus der magischen Kalebasse trank, den Himmel hochstemmte und ihn für alle Zeiten an seinem Platz verankerte, damit die Menschen aufrecht gehen können, wie es ihre Bestimmung ist.

Maui der Geschickte fängt die 16 Beine der Sonne

Diese zweite Legende erzählt, wie Maui auf Drängen seiner Mutter erst seiner Großmutter Bananen stahl, dann die 16 Beine der Sonne mit seinen Schlingen fing und so lange mit seiner magischen Axt auf die Sonne einschlug, bis sie ihm versprach, ihre Bahn langsamer über den Himmel zu ziehen.

Maui der Listenreiche stiehlt den Alae das Feuer

Diese Geschichte erzählt von Mauis plötzlicher Abneigung gegen rohen Fisch und weiter davon, wie er seine Brüder beim Fischen hintergeht. Ferner wird berichtet, wie Maui sich auf die Suche nach dem Feuer macht und wie er dabei einem Vogel so lange den Hals umdreht, bis dieser ihm das Geheimnis des Feuermachens verrät.

Die Rache des geopferten Sohnes

Diese Legende erzählt, wie die schöne Kamaunui aus Kahiki nach Maui kam und wie sie Hina gebar, wie diese Olopana heiratete und wie dieser seinen Sohn Kamapuaa nach der Geburt den Schweinen zum Fraß vorwarf, wie er später von seinem Sohn terrorisiert wurde, woraufhin Olopana ihn den Göttern opfern lassen wollte, aber von dem wiederauferstandenen „Toten“ erschlagen wurde.

Die Vulkangöttin verschmäht den Schweinemann

Diese Geschichte berichtet, wie Pele und ihre Geschwister nach Hawaii kamen, wo Kamapuaa der Schweinemann sich unsterblich in sie verliebte und um sie warb. Ferner wird erzählt, wie Pele ihn verschmähte, von ihm mit unbändigem Zorn verfolgt wurde, wie sie starb und zur Göttin der Vulkane wurde.

Der ewige Kampf zwischen Feuer und Wasser

In dieser Legende wird erzählt, wie die Vulkangöttin Pele mit dem Mann ihrer Schwester schlief, wie sie daraufhin von der eifersüchtigen Namakaokahai über das Meer hinweg verfolgt wurde und wie sie schließlich nach vielen Mühen auf der großen Insel Hawaii im Krater des Kilauea eine neue Heimat für sich und ihre Familie fand.

Und weitere Geschichten…

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Diving & Snorkeling Hawaii: Top Dives in Oahu, the Big Island, Maui County, Kauai, Niihau & Midway Islands (Lonely Planet Diving & Snorkeling Hawaii)

Diving & Snorkeling Hawaii: Top Dives in Oahu, the Big Island, Maui County, Kauai, Niihau & Midway Islands (Lonely Planet Diving & Snorkeling Hawaii)

Whether you’re a first-time snorkeler or an experienced diver, you’ll find underwater adventure in the Hawaiian Islands. Swim with schools of tropical fish in easy-to-access bays and explore intriguing underwater lava formations. Beautiful beaches and varied diving are only part of Hawaii’s appeal. You’ll also find activities for the entire family, from whale watching to windsurfing to waterfall walks. This book describes 64 of the best dive sites in Hawaii’s five dive regions – Oahu, the Big Island, Maui County (Maui, Molokini Crater, Kahoolawe, Lanai and Molokai), Kauai & Niihau, and Midway Islands – with full-color photos throughout.

You’ll get specific information on:

  • Dive site depth range and conditions
  • Common, endemic and hazardous marine life
  • Topside attractions for each dive region
  • Comprehensive list of dive services
  • 13 easy-to read maps

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Hawaiian Hiking Trails: The Guide for All Islands: Including Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu and Kauai

Maui, The Valley Isle, is one of the world’s most beautiful tropical paradises. Sun-drenched golden beaches, the beautiful deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, a towering volcano, waterfalls, and tropical rainforests are just a few of the natural wonders that lure visitors.

The Maui Pocket Travel Guide is designed to help you plan your perfect tropical getaway. Inside this searchable guide, you will find:

•Detailed itineraries including the Road to Hana, Haleakala’s famed Road to the Summit, Iao Valley, Maui’s Upcountry, and more!

•Off the beaten path adventures that take you away from the resort areas and deep into the heart of the island.

•A beach guide that takes you all the way from Kapalua to Makena State Park.

•A quick golfer’s guide to the top resort, private, and even municipal courses. Plus, learn ways to get deep discounts at Maui’s top courses!

•A look at Maui’s accommodations and dining. Forget about the big name chains. Learn about the local hotels and restaurants that retain the “spirit of aloha.”

•Tips to make your tropical getaway a little less expensive.

Published as part of the popular Great American Vacation Ideas series, readers can be assured they are receiving honest recommendations. No establishment pays to be featured in any of our pocket travel guides. All recommendations are based on our author’s actual experiences.

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HAWAIIAN EPICURE a Menu Guide to Oahu, Kauai, Hawaii and Maui

This digital document is an article from Wilson Bulletin, published by Wilson Ornithological Society on December 1, 2000. The length of the article is 5353 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.

Citation Details
Title: REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY OF THE MAUI PARROTBILL.
Author: John C. Simon
Publication: Wilson Bulletin (Refereed)
Date: December 1, 2000
Publisher: Wilson Ornithological Society
Volume: 112 Issue: 4 Page: 482

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The Little Black Book of Maui & Kaua’i 2009 (Hawaii Travel Guide)

The Little Black Book of Maui & Kaua'i 2009 (Hawaii Travel Guide)With maps and insider tips, this smart travel guidebook will lead you through the Aloha State’s most popular gems: Maui, the Valley Isle (and its smaller islands of Moloka‘i and Lana‘i) and Kaua‘i, the Garden Isle!

Here’s what to see and do, and where to eat, drink, shop, stay, and play—from sun-drenched beaches to cloud-covered volcanoes, from posh resorts to wild emerald-green valleys. Includes “Top Picks”. 10 maps (5 for Maui, 1 each for Moloka’i and Lana’i, and 3 for Kaua’i).

Author Joanne Miller is a seasoned travel writer; she has written three Moon guidebooks, is a contributor to Eyewitness guides, Travel Holiday, and other publications, and visits Hawaii frequently.

”The Little Black Book of Maui & Kauai is a pocket-sized, hardcover travel guide with a spiral binding enabling it to lay flat for easy reference. Packed with everything Hawaiian travelers need to know about the popular favorite islands of Maui and Kauai, The Little Black Book of Maui & Kauai covers these islands region by region with a plethora of suggestions regarding what to do and see, places to eat or drink, where to shop, and where to stay. Ten fold-out maps enhance this portable reference, making The Little Black Book of Maui & Kauai an excellent navigational reference for anyone traveling light.”
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Travel Hawaii 2011: Oahu, Big Island, Maui, Kauai & more – Illustrated guide, phrasebook, and maps. Entertainment Bonus: FREE Sudoku Puzzles & “The House … of Hawaii” by Jack London (Mobi Travel)

Travel Hawaii 2011: Oahu, Big Island, Maui, Kauai & more - Illustrated guide, phrasebook, and maps. Entertainment Bonus: FREE Sudoku Puzzles &

This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions information are included. The guide is complimented by clearly marked maps that are linked to city attractions. An interlinked phrasebook and a pronunciation guide are also included.

Table of Contents:

Essentials: Phrasebook | Eat & Drink | Sleep | Stay safe | Stay healthy | Respect

1. Hawaii: History | Geography | Islands | Weather | Get in | Get around | Culture | Buy | Beaches | Top 10 | Itinerary

2. Maps: Hawaiian Islands | Hawaii National Parks | Island of Oahu | Honolulu | Big Island | Maui | Kauai

3. OAHU: History | Regions | Get in & around | See | Do | Buy | Sites & Cities | Beaches
3.1 Honolulu: History | Culture | Geography | Districts | Eat | Drink | Sleep | Stay safe
3.2 Honolulu Transport: TheBus | Wiki Wiki | Airport
3.3 Honolulu Attractions: See | Do | Buy | Buildings & Structures | Museums

4. HAWAII/BIG ISLAND: History | Geography | Get in & around | Cities | Other Destinations | See & Do | Beaches | Sleep

5. MAUI: History | Geology | Climate & Natural History | Cities | Get in & Around | See & Do | Beaches | Buy | Eat & Drink | Sleep | Get Out

6. KAUAI: History | Geography | Regions | Cities | Other destinations | See | Do | Beaches | Eat & Drink | Sleep

Read: The House of Pride, and Other Tales of Hawaii by Jack London | Play: Sudoku

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