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Tourism Impacts West Maui

Lance D. Collins (editor) Bianca K. Isaki (editor)

ISBN: 9780824872809

Publication Date: Dec 2016

Format: Paperback

West Maui has been the site of rapid, drastic changes to landscape, communities, governance, and economy. This collection addresses the ways tourism both changed West Maui and how changes brought to West Maui made a tourist economy viable. Each chapter tells a story of the ways different communities experienced the transformation of West Maui.
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West Maui has been the site of rapid, drastic changes to landscape, communities, governance, and economy. This collection addresses the ways tourism both changed West Maui and how changes brought to West Maui made a tourist economy viable. Each chapter tells a story of the ways different communities experienced the transformation of West Maui from an agrarian area into one dominated by industrial tourism. While focused on site-specific histories of West Maui, this volume is of significant interest to tourism studies, regional and urban planning, and Hawai‘i and Hawaiian historians.
Illustrations 97 black & white illustrations
Language English
Pages 368
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Dec 2016
Publisher University of Hawai'i Press
Subject/s Regional & national history   Service industries   Tourism industry   Urban & municipal planning  
Lance D. Collins is an attorney in private practice on the island of Maui. He also holds a Ph.D in Political Science from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He was the compiler and indexer of the 17 volume Proceedings of the Charter Commissions of the County of Maui (1966-2012). His research interests focus on the Philippines, American colonialism in the Pacific, and legal history.

Bianca Kai Isaki holds a doctorate from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa in Political Science for her dissertation, "A Decolonial Archive: Asian Settler Politics in a Time of Hawaiian Nationhood" and graduated summa cum laude from Hawaii's Richardson School of Law. Currently, she runs 78 group–a research corporation whose name references innovations in Native Hawaiian and environmental protections during the 1978 constitutional convention. She also serves on four nonprofit boards, and lectures at the University.

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