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Nature's Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
Forager's Harvest Press
A detailed guide to all aspects of using edible wild plants, from identifying and collecting through preparation. Covers 41 plants in-depth and the text is accompanied by multiple color photos.
The Ultimate Kauai Guidebook: Kauai Revealed
Most travel titles are put together in a few weeks by visiting travel writers. Wizard guidebooks take over a year to compile and the writers are residents who personally and anonymously review every facet of the island. Their maps are the best you'll find. From restaurants to helicopter companies to scuba to beaches to trails. They see it all and show you the best the island has to offer. They also reveal who's the worst and who to stay away ...
Serge Kahili King
Now, even if you can't get out into the wilderness or undertake a long apprenticeship, you can learn to practice the art of shamanism. Uniquely suited for use in today's world, Hawaiian shamanism follows the way of the adventurer, which produces change through love and cooperation - in contrast to the widely known way of the warrior, which emphasizes solitary quests and conquest by power. Here, in the first practical guide to applying this ...
Hawaii The Big Island Revealed: The Ultimate Guidebook
Wizard Publications Inc.
The finest guidebook ever written for the Big Island and the only one written by writers who anonymously review the island. They visit every beach, restaurant, activity and trail on the island. The result is this comprehensive, humorous and easy-to-read full color guide that will lead you to more adventures than any other book. A must for travelers.
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
After losing both of his legs in a car accident at age 18, Scott Rigsby battled his way back from depression and addiction to achieve the unthinkable—become the first double-leg amputee ever to cross the finish line in the sporting world’s most grueling and prestigious competition, the Ironman Triathlon. Scott has since become an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of physically challenged and able-bodied athletes the world over. ...
Wraith (Hawaiian Shadows)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Debut YA Novel by the author of 4.5-Star Romantic Times Top Picks LONG TIME COMING and MEANT TO BE! She thought that seeing the shadows was a curse. Until she saw him... Seventeen-year-old Kali has always seen two sets of people: those living now, and those who lived before. But on her spring break in Hawaii, she is suddenly surrounded by more shadows than ever. Including one who, unlike the others, can see her too. Zane remembers ...
Healing Back Pain Naturally: The Mind-Body Program Proven to Work
Dr. Art Brownstein suffered back pain for twenty agonizing years. Now he shares the cure that worked for him and thousands of others: his revolutionary Back to Life Program. Sharing his own story of surgery, painkiller dependency, and severe depression, Dr. Brownstein guides you through the recovery program that gave him his life back. Today, he runs a medical practice, bikes, surfboards, teaches yoga, and leads an active life -- free of pain!
Your Gift to Me
Achieved Amazon's #1 Top Rated War Fiction and #1 Top Rated Contemporary Romance in 2012 and 2013. TOP GUN meets STEEL MAGNOLIAS in an award-winning love story that crosses genres and touches hearts. Filled with unexpected twists . . . Emotionally scarred years after her husband died in a fiery Special Operations helicopter crash, Air Force widow Emily Ann Meade clings to her vow never to get involved with another man ...
Hawaii The Big Island Revealed; The Ultimate Guidebook
With 38 excellent maps, full color throughout, filled with candor and humor, and superbly researched, this guide "tells you everything there is to know about traveling to Hawaii" ("Library Journal"). The guide covers everything from boogie boarding to snorkeling to snow skiing the mountain slopes. Reviews 121 restaurants and 62 accommodations.
Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
Fed up with suburban teenage life, Jaimal Yogis ran off to Hawaii with little more than a copy of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha and enough cash for a surfboard. His journey is a coming-of-age saga that takes him from communes to monasteries and the icy New York shore. Equal parts spiritual memoir and surfer's tale, this is a chronicle of finding meditative focus in the barrel of a wave and eternal truth in the great salty blue.
My Decision to Live
In My Decision to Live, Nader Elguindi recalls the new direction his life took after suffering a horrific accident that severed both legs and caused him to permanently lose his right foot. At the time of the accident, he had been serving as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy. After many surgeries and a great deal of rehabilitation, Nader continues his career in the U.S. Navy, eventually becoming the first naval officer to earn the coveted ...
The Maui Quest
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The island of Maui. A lost secret. An oral chant involving Captain Cook. A young man following the footsteps of his family around the island and into the past. Will Maui reveal her centuries-old secrets? Will Kai find what he seeks? In this thriller-travelogue, a young man's journey to deliver his father's ashes becomes a mad search when an oral chant suggests a valuable artifact may be hidden near an ancestral altar. As Kai races to ...
The Mindful Addict: A Memoir of the Awakening of a Spirit
Central Recovery Press
The enlightening and worldly journeys of a once hopeless addict whose life was profoundly changed after a chance meeting with a nomadic spiritual healer.
Da Jesus Book: Hawaii Pidgin New Testament
Pidgin Bible Translation Group
Wycliffe Bible Translators
This translation of the New Testament was done by a team of 26 dedicated local people, all native speakers of Hawaii Pidgin in the Islands. They worked from the original Greek, with the help of Wycliffe Bible Translators, and also referred to English translations and to commentaries supplied by United Bible Societies, and others. It is intended for those speakers of the Hawaii Pidgin language (sometimes called Hawaii Creole English) who find the ...
Avalon: Web of Magic Book 3: Cry of the Wolf (Bk. 3)
Adriane and Stormbringer the Mistwolf have a unique bond. When Stormbringer is lured into the portal to Aldenmor, Adriane pursues her companion into the magical world, where she must confront the entire mistwolf pack in order to bring Storm home. The strange boy she meets in that land of wonders and terrors may help her, but Adriane will need Emily and Kara’s magic as backup if she’s going to survive this battle. Cry of the Wolf is the ...
Be Iron-Fit: Time-Efficient Training Secrets for Ultimate Fitness
Ever dream of being an elite endurance athlete and competing in races like Hawaii's Ironman? Professional athletes are not the only people who have the ability to attain superior athletic accomplishments. Every season tens of thousands of amateur triathletes compete head-to-head, pushing their physical and mental strength to the absolute limits. The standard Ironman competition is a true test: a 2.4-mile open-water swim, followed by a 112-mile ...
Beside Still Waters (Psalm 23 Mysteries)
Big Pink Bow, 2012
No matter where she goes, church secretary Cindy Preston always seems to end up at the wrong place at the wrong time. Cindy travels to Hawaii over Memorial Day weekend for her long-planned vacation. While there she discovers the body of a restaurant owner who has been murdered. Soon Cindy finds herself swept up in events beyond her understanding and is kidnapped by people who are convinced that she knows more about the murder than sheâ€™s ...
Untold Stories of a Real Estate Diva
In the high stakes of real estate, it's about location, location, location. And if that location is the island paradise of Hawaii, the land grab is bound to be loaded. "Untold Stories of a Real Estate Diva", the entertaining, fascinating memoir of real estate broker and appraiser Stephany Sofos, peers beneath the swaying palm trees to give you a "lei" of the land like you've never seen it. With wit, candor, and just enough bite, this rare ...
Wrong Side of the Tracks
Still Standing Publishing, 2012
How does a kid with an indigenous Hawaiian background escape a youth fueled by drugs, alcohol, and violence to become a successful real estate entrepreneur? This question is at the heart of Wrong Side of the Tracks, a memoir by Ron McElroy about coming of age with a loving, hard-working mother’s strong connections to her family’s Hawaiian heritage, despite a mentally unstable father, and the dangerous daily threats of an impoverished ...
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