Including Honolulu & Waikiki
By Kevin Whitton
Seventh Edition, November 2013
O’ahu resident Kevin Whitton provides a fresh look at one of America’s most beloved vacation spots in Moon O’ahu. Whitton knows the best way to experience the island, from taking surf lessons at Kuhio Beach to bird-watching in Kawainui Marsh. He includes trip ideas like Best of O’ahu in Seven Days, as well as helpful information on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a wide range of travel budgets. Complete with details on visiting Pearl Harbor and hiking to the top of the Koko Crater Railway Trail, Moon O’ahu gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Avid surfer and nature-lover Kevin Whitton has traveled extensively throughout Mexico, Indonesia, and Australia. He’s volunteered as a trail guide in a private Costa Rican rain forest preserve and as a snowmobile guide in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. When confronted with the choice between living in the mountains and visiting the beach, or living at the beach and visiting the mountains, Kevin refused to choose, deciding to call O‘ahu home instead. Now when he waits for a wave at one of his favorite windward or North Shore surf breaks, he can gaze at the verdant mountains and revel in the best of both worlds.
Kevin is the author of the award-winning Green Hawai‘i: A Guide to a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Home and A Pocket Guide to Hawai‘i’s Botanical Gardens. He writes for Hawai‘i’s most notable regional publications, is active in the islands’ surf media, and is the co-founder and editor of GREEN: Hawai‘i’s Sustainable Living Magazine.
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