New releases from Hawaii authors
By Dr. Sally Rhine Feather and Michael Schmicker
St. Martin's Paperbacks
Sally Rhine carries on her parents' work researching paranormal experiences through the Rhine Research Center in North Carolina. Hawaii writer Michael Schmicker helped assemble this collection of ESP experiences -- presented in a compelling first-person storytelling format that serves to instruct on the many ways that the "gift" of precognition, clairvoyance or telepathy can touch our lives.
"Aloha: Goodbye & Hello"
By Jessica Kawasuna Saiki
$15.30 (to order: www.trafford.com)
Art student Cora Tanabe leaves the security of the islands for marriage to a handsome GI in Wisconsin. In the post-WWII years, Cora must make a life among strangers, cope with the ups and downs of marriage and find her own sense of purpose. All the while, family and her memories call her back to Hawaii, and she must decide where she truly belongs.