Thanks for all the comments guys! Please keep them coming!
Originally Posted by imported_Nomad
Go to a bookstore and pick up HAWAII THE BIG ISLAND REVEALED by Andrew Doughty and Harriet Friedman and published by Wizard Publications INC; it is a valuable source of anything and everything (sights, activities, adventures, dining, accommodations).
It is so diverse; it has everything. Next to Kauai, it is my favorite island. However, I'm not a fan of Oahu, too tourist oriented.
Thanks for the recommendation! The reviews on that book are great so I bought a copy. Thanks!