THE CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PROLOGUE PASSION FOR MAUI 9 QUINTESSENTIAL BEACH WALK 11 LIVING ALOHA 17

ONE

POLYNESIANS, KINGS, and QUEENS: A TREACHEROUS TALE
NEWCOMERS 21 
CHIEFS 26 KING KAMEHAMEHA THE GREAT 28 MISSIONARY 31 
QUEEN KA‘AHUMANU 37 KA‘AHUMANU REVISITED 39 LYDIA LILI’OUKALANI LILI’OUKALANI REVISITED 44

TWO
THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE
ULTIMATE VISITORS 50 HONEYMOONERS 52 MR. ALOHA 55 CONCIERGE 60 400,000 MAI-TAI MAN 62 HOSTESS SURFER 68 MORNING GODDESS 70 LEI LADY 73 BIRDMAN 75

THREE
TODAY’S HAWAIIANS and THEIR CULTURE
KUPUNA (ELDER) 81 CULTURAL ADVISOR 83 HULA TEACHER 86 HAWAIIANS 88 HAWAIIANS 92 CULTURAL HISTORIAN 96 ACTIVIST 101 KUPUNA 109
FOUR

ENTERTAINERS/ARTISTS

MUSIC EVERYWHERE 116
LEGENDARY OVER RAINBOW MAN 119 SLACK-KEY MASTER 121 SINGER-SONGWRITER 127 PERFORMER 129 COMPOSER, SINGER 132 ARTIST 134 LANA‘I ARTIST 137 POP ARTIST 139

FIVE
MAKERS OF MODERN MAUI

TRILOGY CLAN 145 LUAU PIONEERS 148 GALLERY OWNER 150 COMPOSERS, SINGERS, DANCERS 153 KUMA HULA TEACHING LEGEND 156 HISTORY BUFF 158 MILL MANAGER 159 VISIONARY 162 ARCHITECT 165 ICHEF CHEF INVENTOR OF PACIFIC CUISINE HEF 170 OLD TIMER 172
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REMARKABLE PEOPLE HERE and ABOUT

GADFLY 182 PASTOR 186 HULA DANCER 189 MODERN-DAY WHALERS 192 STORYTELLER 195 AUTHOR Norm Bezane 198 LOYAL FRIEND 203

AFTERWORD

APOLOGY by Congresss