Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands

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Paradise Cay Publications, Oct 1, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 315 pages
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This is a comprehensive guide that has something to offer the first-time island-hopper and seasoned Hawaiian cruiser alike. The Mehaffys include detailed instructions for finding anchorages and harbors including a chart for each, as well as hundreds of photographs to illustrate the text.
 

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Contents

THE LOVELIEST FLEET OF ISLANDS
1
THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII
4
GEOLOGY AND GEOGRAPHY
13
WEATHER TIDES CURRENTS WIND AND STORMS
18
EQUIPMENT FOR THE HAWAII CRUISE
26
PROVISIONING AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
34
MEDICINES AND FIRST AIDS
38
THE PASSAGE TO AND FROM THE ISLANDS
43
NANAHOA FIVE NEEDLES OR PINNACLES
171
KALAMA NUI ANCHORAGE
173
KAUMALAPAU HARBOR
176
MANELE BAY
179
ISLAND OF MOLOKAI
183
PAPOHAKU ROADSTEAD ILIO POINT
188
LONG HARBOR
191
KAUNAKAKAI HARBOR
194

ENTERING THE ISLANDS
50
SETTING AROUND IN ISLAND WATERS
52
THE ISLAND OF HAWAII
63
HILO BAY
67
NISHIMURA BAY
71
MAHUKONA HARBOR
74
KAWAIHAE HARBOR
77
HONOKOHAU HARBOR
82
KEAUHOU BAY
90
KEALAKEKUA BAY
92
HONAUNAU BAY
95
HOOKENA ANCHORAGE
98
HONOMALINO BAY
101
OKOE BAY
104
THE ISLAND OF MAUI
107
KAHULUI HARBOR
112
HONOLUA BAY
117
MALA WHARF ANCHORAGE
120
LAHAINA HARBOR AND ANCHORAGE
123
WAIANUKOLE ANCHORAGE LAHAINA EAST
128
AWALUA BEACH ANCHORAGE
131
OLOWALU ANCHORAGE
133
CORAL GARDENS ANCHORAGE
135
MCGREGOR LANDING
137
MAALAEA HARBOR
139
SUGAR BEACH ANCHORAGE KIHEI ANCHORAGE
142
MAKENA ANCHORAGE
144
ONELOA BEACH ANCHORAGE BIG BEACH
146
LA PEROUSE BAY
148
NUU LANDING
151
MAMALU BAY
153
KAUPO LANDING
155
KAAPAHU BAY
157
HANA BAY
159
THE ISLAND OF MOLOKINI
163
THE ISLAND OF LANAI
167
KAMALO HARBOR
199
PUKOO HARBOR
203
PAUWALU HARBOR
206
HALAWA BAY
208
WAILAU VALLEY ANCHORAGE
210
PAHU POINT ANCHORAGE LAEOKAPAHU POINT
213
OKALA ISLAND ANCHORAGE KALAWAO ANCHORAGE
215
KALAUPAPA ANCHORAGE AWAHUA BAY
217
THE ISLAND OF OAHU
221
ALA WAI HARBOR
224
WAIKIKI ANCHORAGE
229
KANEOHE BAY
232
WAIMEA BAY ANCHORAGE
239
HALEIWA SMALL BOAT HARBOR
244
MAKUA ANCHORAGE
248
WAIANAE SMALL BOAT HARBOR
251
POKAI BAY ANCHORAGE
254
KAHE POINT ANCHORAGE
257
KO OLINA MARINA BARBERS POINT HARBOR
259
KEEHI LAGOON
262
THE ISLAND OF KAUAI
267
NAWILIWILI HARBOR
272
HANALEI BAY
276
HAENA POINT ANCHORAGE ALSO CALLED TUNNELS BEACH
281
NUALOLO STREAM ANCHORAGE CALLED NUALOLO KAI
284
POLIHALE ANCHORAGE
286
PORT ALLEN HARBOR
288
WAHIAWA BAY
291
KUKUIULA BAY
293
THE ISLAND OF NIIHAU
295
MIDWAY ATOLL
300
A NOTE ON THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE
308
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
311
INDEX
312
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Page 1 - No alien land in all the world has any deep, strong charm for me but that one, no other land could so longingly and so beseechingly haunt me, sleeping and waking, through half a lifetime, as that one has done. Other things leave me, but it abides; other things change, but it remains the same. For me its balmy airs are always blowing, its summer seas flashing in the sun, the pulsing of its surfbeat is in my ear; I can see its garlanded crags, its leaping cascades, its plumy palms drowsing by the shore,...
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About the author (2006)

Carolyn and Bob Mehaffy sail their Hardin 45-foot staysail ketch, Carricklee, in San Francisco Bay, with yearly cruises to the Sacramento Delta, the Channel Islands, Mexico, or Hawaii. Their articles on cruising appear in Cruising World, Latitude 38, and Sailing. When not cruising, the teach at American River College in Sacramento.

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