|About the Book|
You dont have to be born in Hawaii to live life with aloha. It only requires an open heart and mind. In this book, some of Hawaiis favorite folks tell us what they believe it means to Practice Aloha.Once you experience aloha you understand itsMoreYou dont have to be born in Hawaii to live life with aloha. It only requires an open heart and mind. In this book, some of Hawaiis favorite folks tell us what they believe it means to Practice Aloha.Once you experience aloha you understand its power to make life better. You can begin to learn what aloha is by reading these stories, but you will have to Practice Aloha to understand it. No worries: there is no sweeter lesson in life.Each story uses the language of the author—the lyrics of a song for a musician, a recipe for a chef, or an image for a photographer. Each story shares a personal view. Take from them what you will and then take a bit of aloha wherever you go.The lifestyle that makes Hawaii irresistible is spreading beyond the Islands. The secret is simple. When you give aloha, you get it back.A portion of the proceeds from this book will go to Punana Leo O Maui, a preschool Hawaiian language immersion program.About the EditorsMark Ellman is best known as an award-winning celebrity chef and restaurateur. He is also the author of two cookbooks: The Maui Tacos Cookbook and Mala Ocean Tavern Cookbook. Since the early days of Judy and Mark Ellmans first Maui restaurant, Avalon, in the late 1980s, their company (and personal) motto has been Practice Aloha.Barbara Santos is the author of two cookbooks, The Maui Onion Cookbook and The Maui Tacos Cookbook. She is the marketing director of the San Francisco Writers Conference and a director of the Maui Photo Festival & Workshops.Go to the Practice Aloha website, www.PracticeAloha.org, to see videos, read more stories...and upload your own stories about living life with aloha.