Big Island

Big Island
Dining, Art & Shopping


Discover everything the BIG ISLAND has to offer in this Premier Visitor Magazine!

Big Island Dining • Art • Shopping Magazine is helpfully divided into five geographic sections, to better orient you to all there is in store throughout this incredible and diverse island. Our Art Section features the many talented artists and galleries. The Dining and Shopping reviews provide a personal take to help you with your choices. Fascinating articles feature a wide range of topics such as the mystery of ancient petroglyph rock carvings, the Hawaiian Lei, hula, farmers markets, the art of Kapa, and the wondrous Kilauea Volcano.
The informative Beach Guide, Golf Guide and numerous Maps round out this elegant and essential magazine. Please enjoy Big Island’s premier visitor magazine and take it with you as you discover the memorable delights that await.

May our paradise become your paradise.







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A Great Directory & Timersaver!

5 Distinct Sections: Kohala Coast, Kailua-Kona, WaimeaKamuela
Hamakua Coast / Hilo/Volcano, & KawaihaeHawi/Kapa‘au / North End.

The “One-Stop” Dining, Art & Shopping Magazine for Big Island Visitors.

  • Unique Island-Wide Distribution
  • Optimize your Marketing Dollars with Cost Effective Advertising


Average Age Group
28-65 years
Average Annual Income
62% over $100,000
8% Residents
6% International
86% Nation-wide Visitors


150,000 copies printed annually.


An average of 3 people, other than the initial reader see each issue of our magazines. That means almost half a million people read our magazines every month.


The Best Publishing has provided elegant and popular Visitor Magazines, within the Hawaiian Islands, over the last 3 DECADES. We remain the leader in print: year after year, decade after decade.


Best Guidebooks are designed to be a Constant Compendium for the visitor. The narrow size, easy-to-locate sections, easy-to-read format, thick cover stock and high-quality paper (used for the content pages), are just a some of the well thought-out aspects – designed to ensure that visitors will hang-on to this guidebook and use it, over and over, throughout their stay.


When visitors are looking for "the best thing to do", our guidebook's name says it all and our user-friendly format rewards them with great local info! ! A highly informative guide, Best Guidebook can always be trusted to showcase tried-and-true, reputable, first class establishments.


While we produce Regional publications, our readership is Regional, National and International. Annually, Hawaii welcomes close to 8 MILLION VISITORS. Statistics show they spent $14.3 billion dollars during their stay in the islands in 2012.


Our unique Target-Marketing Approach gives you direct access to your customer. Huge Popularity, Saturated Distribution, Top Ranked in Reader Response.


We have a Proven Track-Record of Success with many long-time clientele who choose to showcase their businesses in Best Guidebook year-after-year. More than any other magazine, it remains one of the best sources for direct-business on the island.


Not just any business is allowed to advertise in the Best Guidebooks, and duplicate categories are never allowed. This ensures you have Exclusivity In Your Chosen Category within the guidebook, and all other advertisers are highlighted for their excellence as well. 


Unlike most national publications, Hawaii Visitor Magazines are shared. Each magazine is seen by an Average of 2-8 Readers and referred to multiple times.


Best Guidebooks are the Most Picked-Up Magazines at locations that reach visitors as soon as they arrive, at their first stops on the way to their resort, condo or hotel, and other locations as they explore the island.


Destination Management Companies routinely request Best Guidebook for groups attending Conventions, Special Corporate Events or Incentive Trips to the Hawaiian Islands.

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