A detailed look at 120 campgrounds on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Molokai and the Big Island with a handy rundown on Hawaii's geography, climate and history. Discusses such things as camping equipment, water purification, sun protection, plants to avoid, personal safety, and what to do if lost. covers all the essentials needed to secure a campsite, such as who to call, how much it casts and how to get there. Maps of each island display at a glance campsite options for hiker and kayaker alike. Kayakers, however, should use this as a suppliment to Audrey Sutherland's Paddling Hawaii and the Hawaii Island's Reference Maps series by James A. Bier. Author Richard McMahon has taken hundreds of hikers and backpackers into Hawaii's wilderness. A longtime member of the Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club and the Sierra Club.