Aloha! The Grand Manner of Matson, the long-awaited White Ships sequel by Canadian author Duncan O’Brien, is now available for ordering. Featuring hundreds of new and previously unpublished photos and artwork from the beloved Matson liner era, The Grand Manner of Matson can be ordered here (Order Online) and through selected retail locations. For news about the book and upcoming book release events, please check the Facebook feed below. You can also enter your email address in the subscription box to receive occasional updates. Questions? email firstname.lastname@example.org. Mahalo!
"White Ships" by Kawika Alfiche is a musical tribute to the nostalgic era of white ships hapa haole music. The CD features a magical mix of Kawika's original compositions, plus his enchanting versions of Boat Day classics, including Aloha Oe and Now is the Hour and the rarely recorded Malolo. Order the CD on Amazon or iTunes
If you enjoyed the book, you'll love the documentary featuring never-before-seen vintage Matson liner footage and interviews with former passengers and crew. Check below for sneak previews, and visit The White Ships at Facebook and Twitter sites for more images, videos and news.
World War II veteran Michael O'Brien recalls his experiences as an 18-yr-old serving for the US forces aboard the troopship SS Lurline in 1943. O\'Brien sailed from San Francisco to India with more than 7,000 troops aboard. The interview was recorded in Lahaina, Maui in 2011.