My definitive book of four based on the 240,00 words that have appeared in my newspaper column over the last 10 years include an opening essays on “Passion for Maui” which points out that Maui is one of the few places on earth people have a passion for. It continues with a step by step trip down the Kaanapali beach path, the perfect symbol of why people love Maui;.
MAIN SECTIONS INCLUDE:
POLYNESIANS, KINGS, QUEENS and a TREACHEROUS TALE
“The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe and ready to pluck.” U.S. Minister John Stevens
THE VISTOR EXPERIENCE
People save their whole lives to come to Hawaii What a blessing to have them here
Dale Sorenson of KBH
TODAY’S HAWAIIANS and THEIR CULTURE
“My goal is to educate people so they know the preciousness of what makes Hawaii and Maui separate from the rest of the world and we have something to offer during these turbulent years.” ““` Ed Lindsey
“I wouldn’t live anywhere else.” Willie K.
MAKERS OF MODERN MAUI
“I’m a cliff jumper”
Visionary Theo Morrison
REMARKABLE PEOPLE HERE AND THERE
“Aloha is a two way street. If you are nice, we are nice.”
Octogenarian Blackie Gadaran
The book will be launch in a month or two after the appearance of my last column in Lahaina News.