Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands
by Mehaffy, Bob & Carolyn Mehaffy
3rd ed. The first section, "The Hawaiian Islands," offers a brief look at the geological, historical, and political history of the Islands, as well as information on weather, boat equipment, provisions, medical supplies, and passage-making. The second section, "Destinations," includes the viable anchorages and marinas in the Islands grouped by island. The entry for each destination includes background about the area, a few suggestions about what you can see and do there, directions on getting to the destination, and suggestions for anchoring or mooring there. The third section, "Appendix," includes a note on the Hawaiian language along with a list and the definitions of common words you are likely to encounter as you cruise around the Hawaiian Islands.