Read the book on the plane or beach.

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

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Kaanapali: another day at the beach as visitors return in large numbers.
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Great photo of day (6/6) Click Me

Maui Jim Ocean Fest racers head out to sea Sunday.

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And they are off on Kaanapali Beach. World’s top sailors compete.

What is the best way to learn about Maui before you come?

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

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Up up  and away along Kaanapali Beach. Once the palms are trimmed a lovely time underneath to read Voices of Aloha 0n Magical Maui.

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No shortage of beautiful people o Maui.

Stories “like tasty cookies.”

One reader says the book for you has stories that jump from the page and are thougtful, short, easy to digest like tasty cookies.

Catamaran adventure

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. 

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June flowers from a shower tree–just another of the unique things on Maui.Just one of 20,000 digital photos by the author of Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui
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