not quite sure but wanted to confirm if your mainland GPS unit will work ok in Oahu? Would appreciate if someone can confirm for me. Regards, Steve
We used ours a few years ago and it worked perfectly. We just did the update before we left and made sure that it included Hawaii, plugged it in and off we went.
Rented one last time with our rental cause I forgot to pack our own. Really hated it and didn't use it. I guess we couldn't be bothered to take the time to figure out how to use it.
We brought our Garmin last year, purchased in BC, worked like a charm. Even pronounced Hawaiian street names correctly!
Thanks to everyone's help. I have a Magellan that should do the trick. Many thanks for you taking your time to respond. Regards, Steve
The updated Garmin maps are great, and the new version does actually pronounce the names pretty well. We used to get a good laugh at the garbling before updating.
Thank everyone for the additional input. I appreciate it. Regards, Steve
Used one from Oregon. Worked fine. Totally butchered the Hawaiian names, though ...
27 years ago I got by with just a map. I do not remember all the people or all the one-way roads there. I plugged in all the addresses at home. Once on the Islands, I set it to mute and it made driving much more relaxed. Also worked correctly on Maui and Hawaii. As for my Garmin; 'Don't leave home without it'.
As a post script, I took my Magellan unit and switched it over from region setting lower 48 States to Hawaii and it worked fantastick. I agree, don't leave home without it. I did also use a local map to assist.