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Basically Books, Hilo

4.8
#6 of 10 in Shopping in Hilo
A specialty bookstore that focuses on Hawaii with books about Hawaii, Hawaiian Music CDs and DVDs, maps of Hawaii and the world, books in Hawaiian, children's books and toys, island themed gifts and souvenirs. Frequent events feature local authors and musicians sharing with the community.
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  • This place is one of our favorite Big Island bookstores, and we always stop here to peruse their excellent selection of Hawaii titles (some of which are difficult to find elsewhere). There‚Äôs also a ni...  more »
  • I like books and they had about the best selection of new books on the Island. Great variety with a lot of books on Hawaii. Great children's section, too.  more »
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  • Basically Books has always been my favorite place to go when I need to destress & relax. It has everything you would ever need to transform yourself to another world by reading and imagining yourself in other parts of the world! What an array of goodies from Hawaii, cookbooks, souvenirs, leis, maps, songbooks, etc. New location, so no problem with parking now. Enjoy Debbie's laid-back service & you will surely return like I have for the past 12 yrs!
  • Great local book store. Lots of local books for children and adults. Locally made gifts too. Great for souvenirs shopping.

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