After the Mai Tai is a guide book to the north end of Hawaii Island, also called the Big Island. There are five sections, each with clear directions to places to visit, things to do and restaurants to enjoy. If you want to see Hawaii as it was before the North Americans arrived and Hawaii Island as it is today, these driving tours will take you there.
Kona to Kawaihae
The North End
Waimea and Waipio
If you have to go to Kona
The last twenty pages are called the “Hawaii Island Primer” and provide many useful tidbits like “Ordering Fish Hawaiian Style” and “Who Owns the Beach.”
With after the Mai Tai you can explore and appreciate the north end of Hawaii Island at your own pace and for your own pleasure.
Paul Clark was born at Fort Jackson, South Carolina in 1943, and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, mostly in Oak Park. He received a BS degree from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. After college, he married Gretchen Muehlberg and proceeded to serve four years in the United States Marine Corps. Leaving the Corps as a Captain after one tour in Vietnam, they moved to Minnesota where Paul started a carrier at 3M. During 32 years with the company he held a variety of positions in product marketing and business management. Gretchen and Paul have two sons, eight grandchildren and are now retired in Scandia, Minnesota. In addition to several volunteer activities, Paul enjoys writing, gardening, genealogy/family history, photography and travel.
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