Guidebooks & Apps

The finest guides ever written for Hawai‘i; trusted by millions. Plan your best vacation ever. Our books and apps are candid, humorous guides to everything there is to see and do on the island. From restaurants and activities to hiking and waterfalls, this guide and a rental car are all you need to discover what makes Hawai‘i so exciting.

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Resort Reviews

With 400 resorts, which should you choose? Some are fabulous. Some are dumps. Some overpriced, some a steal. We personally review each and every resort and give you unbiased reviews of all of them. So you’ll know which ones are right for you…and which ones to avoid.

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Events & Happenings

Our calendar of local events for the islands. Check out the festivities and happenings that most guides never mention. From farmers markets and craft fairs to dances and shows, we give you the inside scoop on this amazing island. Check back often, as events can come, go or change with short notice. Hey, it’s the island way…

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Know Before You Go

From rain forests to sparkling coral reefs, from a unique Polynesian culture to encounters with plants and animals found nowhere else, Hawai‘i has something for everyone. Learn tips to help you stay safe, understand the culture, and become a more eco-friendly visitor. We’ll give you the inside scoop to help you have an amazing vacation.

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Important Updates & Changes

It never fails. The day after we send everything to the printers for a new edition, something changes. At Hawaii Revealed we know the world keeps turning, and we’ll bring you the most up-to-date and accurate information available for Hawai‘i. Check here to stay current on closures, changes to access and other important information.

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Useful Links

The most comprehensive list of links available for our guidebooks and apps. Pretty much every company that offers an activity or rental agent that has a Web presence is listed. The good, the bad and the ugly, as well as current weather and surf information. Check here for links to help plan your vacation and keep you in the know.

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Share Your Stories & Read What People Are Saying

You, the reader, are the reason we do what we do. We want to hear from you. See something spectacular, unusual, or even not so savory? Tell us your story and we’ll share it here for everyone to enjoy.  

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Your Ultimate Kaua‘i Guides

You’ve found the most thorough and comprehensive guides to Kaua‘i. Seen through the eyes of award-winning author and longtime resident, Andrew Doughty, the ultimate guide is just that—ultimate. Combined with our apps, these humorous and accurate brutally honest books and apps will leave you feeling like you’re visiting the island with a long lost friend. From hiking to scuba, restaurants to resorts, we go everywhere, do everything, and then tell it like it is. We’ll give you the good, the bad, and the downright awful. These guides and a rental car are all you need to explore the garden island.

 

What Readers Have to Say

“I wanted to say a great big huge “Thank you” for printing your “Revealed” series of holiday guidebooks for the Hawaiian Islands. My husband and I recently visited Kauai, the Big Island and Maui and while on Kauai had Hell’s Own job trying to find anything. We landed at Lihue after dark… We had never been to Kauai before and didn’t really know our way around, and the guidebook we picked up at the Thrifty office was (as we here in Australia say) as useless as tits on a bull. The maps were pathetic and we got lost three times before we were pointed in the right direction. It wasn’t until we visited the Wal-Mart in Lihue on Tuesday evening and I discovered your books that we were able to finally enjoy ourselves and find the places that we had been reading about. We bought the books for the islands we were visiting and were totally thrilled at the information contained, the light-hearted way the books were written and the little “surprises” that we also were able to see by going “slightly off the beaten track” as you guys had done… When we come back we will get the other ones you have printed and right from the first day we know we will be guaranteed a great time. Once again, thanks for taking the time to put these books together.”

- S. Philips, Australia