The Love Remains

By Katherine Kama’ema’e Smith

A riveting novel set in an accurate history of Maui from 1817 to 1861. Heroine Kale Kaniaulono is Chiefess of Honokaua, now called Kapalua Resort. She rules this land for four Kamehameha Kings while Hawaii rushes headlong into the Industrial Age. Hawaiian dialogue is translated into English and checked by Kupuna Henrietta Mahuna. 

Cover Art by John WIttenberg,

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Edited By Robert C. Ball and Kyle Markham   *  CUltural Editor Kumu Aloha Keko’olani

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Author Kama’ema’e Smith and descendants of Kale Kaniaulono Davis restore her gravesite in 2013. Grave Project Press Release.pdf


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  4.   Honokahua Photo Gallery

  5.   Genealogy of Kale Davis

  6.   How “The Love Remains” Evolved

Sneak Peak at Chapter 3

20-year-old Chiefess Kale Kaniaulono Davis sails away from her failed marriage in Honolulu to manage Honokahua district in Maui for King Kamehameha. En route, she falls in love with Captain Alexander Adams, head of the King’s Fleet. Unprepared for leadership, she must rely on her keen wits and Adams to meet the challenges of a poor backwoods community...