By Jeanette Foster
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When Wilfong’s mill burned down, he finally called it quits. Sugar production continued in Hana, however. In 1864, two Danish brothers, August and Oscar Unna, started the Hana Plantation. Four years later they imported Japanese immigrants to work the fields. Some 40 miles away, in Haiku, two sons of missionaries, Samuel Alexander and Henry Baldwin, planted 12 acres of this new crop. indd 32 8/5/10 10:09:44 AM8/5/10 10:09:44 AM 2 MAUI IN DEPTH A plains and started Hawaii’s largest sugar company.
Viewpoints Gallery (& 808/572-5979): I love this airy, well-designed Makawao gallery and its helpful staff, which complement the fine Maui art: paintings, sculpture, jewelry, prints, woods, and glass. This is Maui’s only finearts cooperative, showcasing the work of dozens of local artists. See p. 301. Hana Coast Gallery (& 808/248-8636): This gallery is a good reason to go to Hana: It’s an aesthetic and cultural experience that informs as it enlightens. Tucked away in the posh hideaway Hotel Hana-Maui, the 3,000-squarefoot gallery is known for its high level of curatorship and commitment to the cultural art of Hawaii.
Others come to rest and relax in a land where the pace of life moves at a slower rate and the sun’s rays soothe and allow both body and mind to regenerate and recharge. Venturing to Maui is not your run-of-the-mill vacation, but rather an experience in the senses that will remain with you, locked into your memory, way, way, way after your tan fades. Years later, a sweet smell, the warmth of the sun on your body, or the sound of the wind through the trees will take you back to the time you spent in the islands.