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Life of a dog on Maui

What is a doggy life like on Maui. This tongue and cheek essay is one of 60 stories on what is life or has been on Maui. See an excerpt in the adjoining column>

Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui released by Aviva Publishing , New York ,is the perfect or visitors, newcomers to the island and even locals who want to quickly learn to appreciate Maui’s remarkable people and Maui’s fascinating history in short stories and through some 60 tales about people you can meet:  Hawaiians, the best musicians you can hear, artists and their life stories, 

The book is divided into five  sections that portray monarchs, missionaries, musicians and artists, colorful characters, makers of modern Maui and those who shape the visitor experience. 

It is also a chance to  read little-known stories of the  popular Old Lahaina Luau, Trilogy Excursions,  Lahaina Galleries,all Maui icons. This is the only book on the contemporary people of Maui and what today’s Hawaiians think about the loss of their  kingdom .It offers their opinions on what has happened to them over the last 50 years

Your best introduction to Maui

Magical Maui. Ocean..Beaches. Azure Sky. Sunsets. Activities. Yet Maui is more. My book which you can purchase here, Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui from an award-winning writer Norm Bezane  tells the life stories of remarkable people of aloha past and present. Here you will read of the passion, the true meaning of aloha and the lives of some 60 truly fascinating people from the best of 200 of my columns in Lahaina News.

How do these dancers learn the intricacies of hula. A short essay in Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui tells the story.

Read about Humble Blackie in my new book

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Your best book on Maui visitor experience

Tired of mysteries? Tired of fiction? If you love Maui, an entertaining alternative for the plane or beach before you come is Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui available for purchase here.

Short fascinating stories showcase musicians and artists, hula dancers and how they learn intricate hula.  How have Hawaiians struggled to keep their identity?

How did  Polynesians, missionaries and sugar barons shape Maui? How has the visitor experience evolved decade after decade?  What do Hawaiians think about the loss of their kingdom and the more recent Hawaiian renaissance? Who are the colorful characters and so many others who have wonderful stories to tell?  How do these remarkable people shape the visitor experience? SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE.

Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui

Magical Maui. Assure Skies. Mountain Views.  Ocean. Beaches.  Sensational sunsets. Activities. Yet Maui is more.

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My book which you can purchase here, Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui from  award-winning writer Norm Bezane ,  tells the life stories of remarkable people of aloha past and present.

Here you will read of the passion for this place, , the true meaning of aloha and the lives of some 60 truly fascinating people from the best of 200 of my popular columns in Lahaina News.

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Your best introduction to Maui.

Magical Maui. Ocean..Beaches. Azure Sky. Sunsets. Activities. Yet Maui is more. My book which you can purchase here, Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui from an award-winning writer Norm Bezane  tells the life stories of remarkable people of aloha past and present. Here you will read of the passion, the true meaning of aloha and the lives of some 60 truly fascinating people from the best of 200 of my columns in Lahaina News.

How do these dancers learn the intricacies of hula. A short essay in Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui tells the story.

The book for new visitors or returnies (click on images)

Beaches and sunsets right? Maui is much more.

Get to know about remarkable people and the visitor experience and get insights into our rich amazing Hawaiiian culture. View some of the remarkable people pictured below, among 60 profiled in the book.

Read about how sailors from Alaska created one of Maui’s biggest tourist attractions.

Learn how cinnamon buns were the key behind their early success.

 

VISITORS: READ THE BOOK ON THE PLANE OR WHEN YOU ARRIVE.

Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui released by Aviva Publishing , New York ,is the perfect or visitors, newcomers to the island and even locals who want to quickly learn to appreciate Maui’s remarkable people and Maui’s fascinating history in short stories and through some 60 tales about people you can meet:  Hawaiians, the best musicians you can hear, artists and their life stories, 

The book is divided into five  sections that portray monarchs, missionaries, musicians and artists, colorful characters, makers of modern Maui and those who shape the visitor experience. 

It is also a chance to  read little-known stories of the  popular Old Lahaina Luau, Trilogy Excursions,  Lahaina Galleries,all Maui icons. This is the only book on the contemporary people of Maui and what today’s Hawaiians think about the loss of their  kingdom .It offers their opinions on what has happened to them over the last 50 years

Perfect gift for those who love Maui: friends or clients

During the holidays this is the perfect gift. People love Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui.

Maui Time says it is “intriguing and illuminating.”  Says president of  Maui Friends of the Library: “I couldn’t put it down..  Featuring essays on passion for Maui, the complete meaning of aloha and 60 tales of people like Willie K, Grammy winner George Kahumoku, IZ, Artist Jim Kingwell, the Old Lahaina Luau founders. Trilogy catamaran entrepreneurs from modern-day whalers, lives of Hawaiians and much more.

Available here or on amazon.  

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