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Tourism Impacts West Maui Paperback – 30 December 2016
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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.
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About the Author
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.
- ASIN : 0824872800
- Language : English
- Paperback : 368 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9780824872809
- ISBN-13 : 978-0824872809
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