Merit Award winner for Best Travel Guide by NATJA, 2009 --North American Travel Journalists Association
About the Author
Kirsten Whatley lives on the island of Maui, where she writes about the natural world and our place within it. In Preserving Paradise, she shares her passion for keeping the wild places wild, and her appreciation of nature as our finest teacher. She is the author of Haleakala National Park, Maui Beaches, and The Road to Hana, part of a series of pocket guides to the Hawaiian Islands. Her features and essays have appeared in Orion, Northern Lights, Sunset, Gardens Illustrated, Natural Health, and many other national publications.