At 480 pages, this is a book to sink into and look forward to reading at the end of the day.
Very well written account of the history of Hawaii.....I enjoyed the complexity of characters, as well as how the author keeps you compelled....
We both read the book in the evenings and found it inspirational along our own journey, beautifully written, and very captivating.
This is an amazing book. If you are a Hawaii lover, this book is for you. It covers so many different places, people and dialogues. It was hard to put down. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Mildred Smith
A fun and easy read for a Hawaiian vacation. Puts the rich history of Hawaii into an interesting family saga. Even includes a Hawaiian dictionary. I loved it!Published 2 months ago by charlyn sirmans
best book in a while vi loved it and read it through 2 times, just to make sure I missed nothing. what a love story! true family angst and overwhelming but yet unfelt lovePublished 2 months ago by Beverley Sambor
Kiana Davenport has a wonderful literary voice. This book is a little surreal, all Hawaii, teaches a lot of history along the way and even has sewing. What's not to love?Published 4 months ago by SamKD
I anticipated this book being a very good and enjoyable piece of historical fiction about Hawaii. It turned out to be all that plus a tour de force of philosophical psychology. Read morePublished 6 months ago by bigboppar
My husband and I just returned from a self guided 350 mile bike tour of the island of Hawaii. Having grown up on this island 30 years ago, it was awesome to see it again, although... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Kathy Manizza
This book at once fascinated and frustrated me! The history and plot were compelling and I had difficulty putting it down; however, at times the outpouring of historical facts... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Susan