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 Hawaii - General Info

Time Zone

UTC -10

Money

United States dollar (US$)

Communications

International dialing code for Hawaii is +808.

Diplomatic Missions

Foreign Embassies in Hawaii

British Embassy, Washington DC: +1 202 588 6500.
Canadian Embassy, Washington DC: +1 202 682 1740.
Australian Embassy, Washington DC: +1 202 797 3000.
South African Embassy, Washington DC: +1 202 232 4400.
Irish Embassy, Washington DC: +1 202 462 3939.
New Zealand Embassy, Washington DC: +1 202 328 4800.

Events

June-July Vic-Maui Race Race from Victoria to Maui held every two years. http://www.vicmaui.org/

Emergencies

Emergencies - Police, Fire, Ambulance - Dial 911.

Publications

IMRAY AND ADLARD COLES PILOT BOOKS are available at a discounted price for Noonsite.com users via World Cruising Club

Weather in Hawaiian Waters

Landfalls of Paradise: Cruising Guide to the Pacific Islands
By Earl R. Hinz and Jim Howard
Published by University of Hawaii Press (5th edn. 2006)
ISBN 9780824830373

Charlie's Charts of the Hawaiian Islands
By Charles Wood updated by Margo Wood
Publisher: CC 4th Edition
ISDN 0-9686370-7-8

The Pacific Crossing Guide
By Michael Pocock, Revised by Ros Hogbin
Publisher: Adlard Coles; 2nd edition (August 2011)
ISBN-13: 978-0713661828
See the detailed review

Cruising Guide to the Hawaiian Islands
By Carolyn & Bob Mehaffy
Publisher: Cay Publications Inc. Edn. 2007
ISBN 0-939537-73-0

Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau

The Hawaii Compendium
http://svsoggypaws.com/files/
A Compilation of Guidebook References and Cruising Reports put together by SV Soggy Paws with updates from cruisers who have used it. Lots of good information if planning on cruising Hawaii and many other notes for other Pacific cruising areas on the site too.

Update History

February 2014: All formalities checked/updated.
January 2012: All formalities checked/updated.

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Sue Richards
Sue Richards says:
Oct 07, 2013 01:05 PM

Mike Fossl reports that it is no longer possible to clear in at Nawiliwili / Port Allen.

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