Photos and reviews of famous locations like Waikiki and Hanauma Bay are included, but so are other lesser-known areas like Chinatown and Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden. See her son jumping off the rock at Waimea Bay on the North Shore, posing with a turtle at Turtle Beach, eating Waiola shave ice in Kapahulu, hanging from a Banyan tree in Kapiolani Park, ringing the bell and feeding the fish at Byodo-In Temple in Kaneohe, and swimming to Flat Island at Kailua Beach.
Dining reviews cover the local “plate lunch,” along with other locations serving Chinese, Korean, and Hawaiian food, Pacific Rim cuisine, supermarket deli food, a shrimp truck on the North Shore, and even mochi ice cream.
Choosing a Hawaiian Island to Visit, the last section in the book, details the differences between the Hawaiian Islands, so visitors can decide for themselves which island best suits them. Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and The Big Island of Hawaii differ in population, types of beaches, activities, and ambience, but visitors may not be aware of these differences.
A Hawaiian Family Vacation: Oahu gives readers a different point of view from other travel guidebooks, and is available as an ebook on amazon: