Discover how hula is learned, who made 400,00 mai tais, how a surfer posed for Playboy, who was Hawaii’s first feminist, who is the best musician, why the little dog Kea would make a great NFL quarter back, how a prison guard became a DJ, how a warrior unified the islands, why our queen visited London and how do you pronounce aloha (not what you think) and much more, 60 profiles from my award-winning column in Lahaina News.
To better enjoy a place, get to know a place through fun to read stories of the lives of musicians, artists, an art gallery owner,luau and catamaran pioneers, a concierge, hula dancer, many more. A very short fascinating history depicts the lives of the most extraordinary monarchs who variously crossed oceans, wrote songs still sung today after 100 years and lived in a palace that got electricity and a telephone before the Whte House..
Here’s book people love to read about Maui’s remarkable people, our fascinating history and the real meaning of aloha.MAUI TIME WEEKLY calls the author’s writing “intriguing and illuminating” and the book “an interesting primer on notable people on Maui. Anyone who has been on the island 24 hours will find this an easy, handy reference.
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.
No boring photos here.
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
The best way is through my new book Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui featuring short profiles of top musicians, artists (above), colorful characters, chef, popular DJ, ultimate visitors, lei lady (above), modern whalers, realtor, cultural practitioner plus kings and queens, warriors, missionaries, essay on people’s passion for Maui, some 60 of them. Paperback or Kindle on amazon.com
No shortage of beautiful people o Maui.
One reader says the book for you has stories that jump from the page and are thougtful, short, easy to digest like tasty cookies.
Here you will read about :Musicians. Artists. Hawaiians. Luau founders. Trilogy sailing entrepreneurs. Modern day whalers, 400,000 Mai Tai man. Hostess-surfer. Teacher of intricate hula. Ultimate visitor. Concierge. Lei lady.”Morning Goddess.” Parrot man. Chef. Story teller. Gallery owner. Architect. Gadfly. Activist. Old Timer and fascinating historical figures.