Journey into Hawai'i's fascinating secret places of spiritual and cultural significance and learn about Hawaiian culture, both past and present, through ancient sites. Exploring Lost Hawai'i is a unique and informative guidebook that ventures far beyond the beaches and tourist destinations to places on all major Hawaiian Islands never seen by most visitors, or even many local residents. A collection of fascinating stories that are beautiful, dark, mysterious and supernatural are masterfully woven together resulting in adventures into the lands of the Hawai'i of old - places of powerful alii (royalty), wise kahuna (priests), sacred heiau (temples), and mysterious menehune (mythical people). Sites of historical and cultural significance on each islands are described in detail, with directions to each site providing the reader access to their own exploration.
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The authors provide a great deal of historical information and they also share their own experiences in visiting these sites and the many stories they collected along the way. Exploring Lost Hawaii will take you on a journey through a Hawaii that will not easily be forgotten.From the Author:
Exploring Lost Hawaii has been featured in both the Travel Channel's "Places of Mystery" series and the History Channel's "Haunted Hawaii" series. The book has won the following awards: # 1 -2002 Award from the Hawai'i Book Publishers Association for Excellence in Special-Interest Books with Honorable Mention: # 2- Certificate of Merit in the literary arts category of the "Keep it Hawai'i" awards in 2002
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