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Notable New Books

Jan 1, 2003

Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian IslandsCarolyn and Bob Mehaffey

Even if one never gets to the Hawaiian Islands, this latest cruising guide is a wonderful device for a voyaging fantasy. But that is not to say that the Mehaffey's book is not also a useful volume; it is just that the subject is so alluring.Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands includes sections on each of the eight major islands: Hawaii, Maui, Molokini, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau. There is also a valuable chapter that describes the islands as a whole, natural and social history, local weather, special equipment, and general sea characteristics of the area.

Paradise Cay Publications, Arcata, Calif.; 800-736-4509; 312 pages; $29.95.

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