Huakai Makaikai a Kaupo, Maui: A Visit to Kaupō, Maui
Thomas K. Maunupau
Hardcover, 171 pp.
This book is the record of a 1922 trek through rural Maui by Bishop Museum anthropologist Kenneth P. Emory and his native Hawaiian guide Thomas K. Maunupau. Written in the Hawaiian language by Maunupau, it presents a narrative journey to a time and place little known in our histories. Maunupau’s daily entries are rich in detail of Hawaiian culture and history, while also serving as a record of the two young scholars youthful friendship and cooperation to preserve precious cultural knowledge for the future.