Author: Francisco B. de CarvalhoPublish On: 2003-02-28
Whether you're a long-time resident or a visitor, a certified diver or a beginning snorkeler, this guide to twenty-six of Oahu's best snorkeling and diving sites will enrich and enhance your underwater adventures.
Author: Francisco B. de Carvalho
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Whether you're a long-time resident or a visitor, a certified diver or a beginning snorkeler, this guide to twenty-six of Oahu's best snorkeling and diving sites will enrich and enhance your underwater adventures. Detailed driving directions to each location are included as well as helpful maps showing onshore facilities and many offshore features you'll want to explore. You'll learn where it's safest to enter and exit the water, what to look for (coral, shells, fishes, underwater caverns), and what hazards to avoid. The author provides essential information on safety and seasonal wind and surf conditions and useful tips on diving and snorkeling equipment, night diving, and spear fishing. Each site, chosen for its ease of access and the interest of its underwater topography, is rated according to degree of difficulty. The Oahu Snorkelers and Shore Divers Guide will introduce you to some of the best diving and snorkeling on the island.
Honolulu : Honolulu Star - Bulletin , 1935 . Carvalho , Francisco B. The Oʻahu Snorkelers and Shore Divers Guide . Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press ,
2003 . Castro , Alex H. , and Harold H. Yost . The Hawaii Almost Nobody Knows .
Author: John R. K. Clark
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Now completely revised and updated, this edition of Beaches of O'ahu offers color photos of the island's spectacular beaches and coastline by photographer Mike Waggoner plus information on the historic and cultural significance of the island. 58 illustrations. 22 maps.
In Greater Honolulu get rentals at Snorkel Bob's (735-7944; snorkelbob.com),
700 Kapahulu Ave., Kapahulu. In Kailua visit Aaron's Dive Shop (262-2333;
hawaii-scuba.com), 307 Hahani St. On the North Shore head to Deep Ecology ...
Author: Stacy Pope
Publisher: The Countryman Press
For the independent traveler looking to go beyond tourist luaus and snorkel cruises, this new edition guides you to the best Oahu has to offer. Honolulu resident Stacy Pope guides you to the best of Oahu’s cafe´s and hotels, shopping hotspots and hip nightclubs, museums and archaeological sites, and, of course, its most stunning beaches and hidden trails. To live like a local (even for a week!) and to fully appreciate Hawaii’s unique culture, make this book your ultimate island companion.
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Category: Authors and publishers
A guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents includes information on the acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. 90 p. Thorne, Chuck & Lou Zitnik. 1984.
The divers' guide to Hawaii. Hawaii Divers Guide: P.O. Box 1461, Kahalui, Maui
96732. 248 p. (The most comprehensive guide to shore dives and snorkeling
Publisher: Mutual Publishing Company
This latest edition has 100 new photos, a section on sea turtles, and an illustrated guide to the best snorkel and dive spots in the Hawaii. Includes maps and driving directions, making it the most comprehensive and useful Hawaiian fish guide available.
Pohakunui Beach , just a mile to the west , offers a similar dive except that the
reef lies much closer to shore . ... close to land , but if you do decide to go out past
200 yards , be sure and budget your air so you won't be forced to try and snorkel
back against the current . ... OAHU North Shore The north shore of Oahu
withstands some of the most gigantic surf anywhere , with breakers of over 40 '
Since Oahu ' s best dives are offshore , your best bet is to book a two - tank dive
from a dive boat . ... Another great resource for diving on your own is the
University of Hawaii Sea Grant ' s Dive Hawaii Guide , which describes 44 dive
sites on the various Hawaiian ... Braver snorkelers may want to head to Shark ' s
Cove , on the North Shore just off Kamehameha Highway , between Haleiwa and
Annotation Adventure Guides are the perfect travel companion for the modern explorer. Whether you're looking to backpack around your home state or boost the number of stamps in your passport by traveling overseas, these books will heighten your travel experience. Our team of knowledgeable authors offers comprehensive introductions that cover history, geography, climate, when to go, transportation, planning and culture. Region-by-region, the books then delve into the heart of the area, with driving tours and side trips to the best museums, historic sites and shops. But the focus is on activities, and you'll learn about the best spots for diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more. Extensive listings of recommended tour operators, too. Select places to stay and eat, as well as regional festivals and celebrations.Comprehensive coverage of Molokai, Maui, Lanai, Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu, plus the less-visited islands. The best diving, trekking, cruising.
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of Lono ( 1971 ) , a historical novel of Captain Cook ' s ... Diving and Snorkeling Guide to the Hawaiian Islands by Doug Wallin ( Pisces Books , New York , 1991 )
is a good guide to both ... L et ' s Go Shore Dive ' n ' on the Kona Coast by Dick
Dresie ( DPD Associates ) is a shore dive guide to the west coast of the Big Island
Author: Glenda Bendure
A guide to the Hawaiian Islands offers travel information on hotels, restaurants, points of interest, and activities
You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's. It's like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer's Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You'd be lost without us! Completely updated every year (unlike most of the competition), Frommer's Hawaii features gorgeous color photos of the stunning beaches and thrilling adventures that await you. Meticulously researched by two of Hawaii's most noted journalists, this is hands-down the most reliable, up-to-date, and comprehensive guide to the islands. Each of our candid hotel reviews is based on a detailed personal inspection. You'll find lavish beachfront resorts, intimate rain-forest B&Bs, family-friendly condos, and much, much more. Our dining reviews are simply the best in the business, whether you crave cutting-edge Asian-fusion cuisine or a hearty, affordable plate lunch. Our authors make sure that you'll truly experience the spirit of aloha, and they'll help you steer clear of anything that's overpriced, touristy, or inauthentic. With Frommer's in hand, you'll know where to find secluded beaches; secret spots for snorkeling; the best outfitters to choose for everything from diving to deep-sea fishing; and where to find the top galleries and shops. Inside you'll find extensive coverage of family-friendly accommodations and activities; tips on how to get married in the islands; recommendations for the best honeymoon resorts; and valuable advice on finding the best airfares and package deals. Whether you want to watch the fiery spectacle at the Big Island's volcano, play a challenging round of golf, snorkel with sea turtles, or simply kick back with a mai tai to watch the sunset, you can design the perfect trip with Frommer's Hawaii. You'll even get a color fold-out map, and an online directory that makes trip-planning a snap!
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A Complete Guide to the Underwater Experience John R. Clark. Around the
coasts of Hawaii's ... But skill and knowledge are needed to locate good spots
and to snorkel dive safely . Large waves along with ... Maunalua Bay on the south shore of Oahu has a variety of sites featuring tunnels , turtles , and fish . Magic
Island off ...
Author: John R. Clark
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Category: Sports & Recreation
Shows how to select snorkeling equipment, demonstrates basic diving procedures, and offers advice on observing the undersea world
Even under calm conditions , sand and silt kicked up from divers ' fins will cloud
the water , making it easy to become disoriented . ... Blacksided or spotted
hawkfish can be found in the coral gardens near Shark's Cove . attempt night diving without a guide . ... Bay Less than one mile down the road from Shark's
Cove is an outstanding shore dive for intermediate and advanced divers . ... Oahu Dive Sites 59.
Author: Casey Mahaney
Publisher: Lonely Planet
Category: Sports & Recreation
A popular vacation destination, one of Hawaii's biggest draws is its tropical waters. For underwater tourists, the warm lagoons are a wonder-world of flashing fish, colourful corals, and exotic crustaceans. This guidebook covers all the top dive sites within the Hawaiian Islands as well as the nature preserve at Midway. A special section on marine life identifies species found nowhere else. Suitable for both the first-time snorkeller and the experienced diver.
That criticism aside , this guide book does offer information about 92 separate shore diving or snorkeling spots on six islands . It offers ... For that reason ,
anyone interested in dive sites on Oahu ( Honolulu ) would do better to look
A Guide to Hawai'i's Marine Invertebrates ... Excellent shore diving ( and some snorkeling ) in rocky habitat are to be had at Pūpūkea , Mākua , the Hālona
Blowhole , and the Lāna i Lookout , all on Oahu , and at “ Black ... Shallow reef
flats such as this one near Black Point , Oʻahu , are home to many invertebrate
A Comprehensive Guide to Over 50 Locations for Snorkeling & Scuba Diving on
the Island of Maui Chuck Thorne ... EFFECT ON SHORE DIVING or on are a Shore diving poses an entirely different set of considerations on divers than boat diving . ... The winds in the Pailolo channel between Maui and Molokai come in a
close second with the Kaiwi channel right behind ( between Oahu and Molokai ) .
Shore diving off the six major islands , with maps , hazards , and directions to
sites . Wallin , Doug . Diving and Snorkeling Guide to the Hawaiian Islands .
Kahului , Maui : Pisces ... Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press , 1975 . The
humor and ...
Author: Moana Tregaskis
Publisher: Fodors Travel Publications
Provides information on Hawaiian history and culture, and offers advice on the sightseeing, accommodations, shopping, and entertainment that is available on each island.
The North Shore's best accommodation option, in tiny Pupukea (see p. 132), was
... They also provide free snorkeling equipment and boogie boards, offer Net
access at $7 per hour, and arrange island tours, plus scuba diving m summer.
Author: Greg Ward
Publisher: Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Honolulu covers the epicentre of Hawaii's mass tourism, while discovering gems of untrammelled beauty on the rest of the relatively undeveloped island of Oahu. As would be expected for the surf capital of the world, the beaches are all covered in detail as are the sights, monuments, shops and architecture that make up this modern city.