Outstanding--Kahalewai's entire approach to Hawaiian lomilomi and the culture itself...is one of reverence and respect...very fluid and enjoyable. -- Bill Taylor, Hawaii Island Journal, October 2004
[Her] extensive research and personal experience for three decades in Hawaii make this book a significant contribution to the field. -- Massage Magazine, May/June 2005
From the Publisher
This 2nd Edition contains new photos and a thorough presentation of many popular techniques, including the use of hot stones, plant medicines, and salt water. There are interviews with local practitioners and masters, including Margaret Machado, Kalua Kaiahua, Mary Fragas, Leina'ala Brown-Dombriques, Dane Kaohelani Silva, Kai Kaholokai, Robert Keliihoomalu, Daddy David Brae, Mahealani Kuamo'o-Henry, Maka'ala Yates, serge King, and others.