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Haleakala Highway: Bringing the World to Maui

Duensing, Dawn


This paper presents a new theme in Pacific historiography by examining a case study in the development of public infrastructure in the Hawaiian Islands. The history of Haleakala Highway on Maui illustrates how a scenic road was planned and built as a commercial enterprise to help develop tourism as a new industry in Hawai'i. It demonstrates how Maui's haole elite (white businessmen and landholders) persistently advocated the road over the course of nearly three decades. To facilitate...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pacific History
DOI: 10.1080/00223340903356864


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