Spirit of the Village A Maui Memoir – My story of growing up in a Filipino sugar plantation neighborhood during the 50s. Available at amazon.com, Maui’s Sugar Mill Museum Gift Shop, Maui Friends of the Library, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a signed copy. Published in 2004 by Write On Maui Publishing.
Aunty’s Place – A fiction that takes place in the coastal town, Kihei, on the island of Maui during the 60s when tall buildings and multitudes of tourists were practically nonexistent. Aunty Lani Anela tells her story with the islands’ official language, Hawaiian Pidgin. Available at amazon.com or contact email@example.com for a signed copy. Published in 2019 by Write On Maui Publishing.
2022 – The Arrivals – Historical fiction based on several diaries of Christian missionaries who sailed from New England to Hawai`i in the 1800s. Hawaiian ancestral spirits tell their story and web their experiences with the living–when they’re able to hear. The Arrivals is in hibernation at the moment. But the characters are urging me to begin again.