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.Use our Hilo online road trip planner to visit Basically Books on your trip to Hilo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Basically Books reviews
If your looking for a book about the history or fauna and flora of the Islands then this is the place for you to go to. Lots to look at and browse through. Even Hawaiian to English dictionary. more »
Speedy, friendly service in a beautiful and relaxed atmosphere. Browse through a fantastic book and gift store while you wait for your confirmation. more »
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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