Books about Molokai Island

Books about Molokai Island of Maui County are of various kinds.

MOLOKAI Island (along with LANAI Island) as Hawaii vacation destinations are often included with Maui Island, both smaller islands being only nine miles from Maui, and both linked to Maui by regular ferry service.

Both smaller islands are part of Maui County, so if you see a reference to Maui County, for example in the titles of guide books, realize that Maui County also includes Lanai Island and Molokai Island.

Several books about Molokai Island of Maui County are about the historic leper colony and its famous Father Damien.


Molokai Images

Driving and Discovering Maui and Molokai

Beautiful photography [330 photos] and 42 highly detailed maps. This is one guidebook in which the photos are just as valuable a tool for the visitor as the text.

Areas of Maui county not found in other guides, such as Maui's Upcountry and West Maui's Rugged North Shore, and the island of Molokai. A guide to the physical beauty of Maui and Molokai, with every beach on both islands described and many pictured, with directions on how to reach them.

Featured sections include: Just Picture It!, a 4 page guide to photographing the islands; Best beaches Maui; Best Beaches Molokai; Best Hikes Maui; Best Hikes Molokai; Best Waterfalls Maui and Molokai; and a 37 page guide to the Hana Drive.

Photo-Finder Feature: Each photo is numbered and corresponds to the same number on an adjacent map. This shows the visitor exactly where Maui's and Molokai's most beautiful and photogenic sights are located, and allows the visitor to preview areas of the islands before visiting them to make the most of valuable vacation time. The Eastman Kodak Company is a sponsor.


Top Ten Maui, Molokai, and Lanai, by Bonnie Friedman

Maui, Molokai & Lanai, by Sharon Hamblin

Explorer's Guide Maui: Includes Molokai & Lanai, by Carol Fowler

The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai

Holy Man: Father Damien of Molokai by Gavan Daws

Saint Damien of Molokai, by Margaret Bunson

Damien the Leper, by John Farrow

The Spirit of Father Damian, by Jan de Volder

Molokai: The Story of Father Damien, by Hilde Eynikel

Saints of Molokai, by Maryanne Raphael

Ancient Sites of Maui, Molokai, and Lanai, by Van James



Molokai, by Alan Brennert




Murder on Molokai, by Chip Hughs

Molokai Reef: Gybe Sails Hawaii, by Dennis Biby

The Kahuna Woman of Molokai [Kindle Edition], by Kirby Wright




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