Everyone loves a luau! And with the help of Entertaining Island Style, it’s easy to host a Hawaiian-themed bash that’s both authentic and enjoyable. This playful, insightful guide is a one-stop resource for Island culture, customs, and cooking. Written by Maui native Wanda Adams, it features the low-down on local parties — what’s done, what’s not done, what types of food and beverages are served; easy-to-understand descriptions of local food terms; and must-have details such as how to crack a coconut. A wealth of fabulous recipes, all Island favorites, reflect the diverse cultures and flavors of the people of Hawaii. Adams also offers fascinating historical facts on the origins of tropical drinks, along with a bevy of luscious cocktail recipes. Whether prepared for a crowd or a simple weeknight supper, these fresh, exciting recipes make any occasion a sunny one.