Wildsam Field Guides Hawaii

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Wildsam Field Guides: Hawai‘i leads travelers into the most authentic experience of these American islands, working closely with an eclectic team of trusted locals. There’s a distinctive air of mystique that remains in Hawai‘i, even if elusive, and it stirs in the locals who celebrate their ancestry on these sacred shores. Wildsam worked closely with local writers, editors, musicians, artists, activists, ecologists and cultural authorities, in hopes of sharing a broad and beautiful perspective on Hawai‘i, past and present. Readers will explore sights, stories and local intel in the islands:Curated selection of beaches, public lands, hotels, island experts; Interviews with surfers, artists, musicians, anthropologists, ecologists, chefs, ranchers, native lands advocates; Travel profiles of each island, with essential experiences and intel; Archival excerpts about tropical flora, legendary watermen, Pearl Harbor, Hula, Elvis Presley, Eddie Aikau, shipwrecks, pineapples; Insights for thoughtful travel, including tourism etiquette, language, cultural identity, critical civic issues facing Hawai‘i; and The Wildsam picks for dozens of island favorites including poke bowls, beginner surf breaks, whale watching, waterfall hikes, Polynesia.
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ISBN: 9780578594170
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
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State: Hawaii
Images: 200
Pages: 144
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Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men's Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer's post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the "Traveler 50" award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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