If you are looking for something good to read while sitting on the beach with your toes in the sand, West Hawaii has great options for you. With two centrally located book stores and a public library, there is no shortage of books to read on island!
Basically BooksVisit Website
Basically Books is an independent bookstore located in Hilo offering a large variety of book genres, with an excellent selection on Hawaiian culture, literature, cookbooks, history and more. Browse their inventory online if you are not able to check out the store in person!
Big Island LibrariesVisit Website
Take a look at the list of public libraries located on the Big Island.
Kona Bay BooksVisit Website
Kona Bay Books is the largest independent book store located in Kopiko Plaza in Kona with used and new books- be sure to check out their fantastic selection of Hawaiian history and cultural books!
Kona StoriesVisit Website
Kona Stories is located in the Keauhou Shopping Center and has a mix of used and new books. Kona Stories also hosts frequent events and even has a book club, check out their schedule of events on their website.