More and more people are seeking new alternatives to the usual tourist attractions of Hawaii to explore its diverse backcountry treasures. Adventuring in Hawaii is the comprehensive guide for the outdoor adventurer penning to explore the 50th state's Lush tropical rain forests, spectacular beaches, coral reefs and gardens, mountains rising up to 13,000 feet, cascading waterfalls, deep valleys, towering sea cliffs, Lava fields, and the world's largest active volcano.
Adventuring in Hawaii also features:
-- A host of year-round outdoor activities for every adventurer -- day hiking,backpacking, camping, biking, snorkelin, diving, surfing, windsurfing, kayaking, water and snow skiing, hunting, fishing, and much more;
-- Complete island-by-island directions to less-traveled-to sites, specially selected by the author as Hawaii's very best;
-- Overviews of the history, culture, and peoples of Hawaii;
-- Information on a wide variety of the exotic flora and fauna found both on land and in the sea, including the sprawling banyan true, the exotic nene (the state bird), and the Pacific Green Sea Turtle;
-- Up-to-date information on such developments as the opening of the Mauna Loa Trail the lava inundation of the Kalapano Trail, and Hurricane Iniki's effect on flora and fauna;
-- Travel tips on beach access, elevation, mileage, travelling time, places to stay, proper gear, water sources, supply points, managing agencies, permits, fees, and biotic communities.
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