The world’s highest mountain, wettest place and newest island. The biggest waves and upside-down waterfalls. America’s largest and smallest communities. Celebrity surprises and unlikely heroes. Fascinating Facts about Hawaii is a handy compendium that will delight visitors and locals alike. Find out: was Captain Cook really first? Was there a second attack on Pearl Harbor? Here are Babe Ruth and the volcano, poi dogs and Kona nightingales, the real Deep South – and many other fascinating facts about the Aloha State?
Jim Loomis has made Hawaii his home for more than fifty years. He has worked in public relations, was manager of Honolulu’s minor league baseball team, was in charge of the Complaint Department of the City of Honolulu, and owned and ran an advertising agency that specialized in media for political campaigns. Now retired and living on Maui, Loomis is also a freelance writer specializing in rail travel.