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MAKING THE SCENE: Acting like tourists

January 17, 2008
By RICK CHATENEVER, Maui Scene Editor

The names of the authors of the infamous guidebook aren’t worth Googling, but their success selling books can’t be disputed. It’s based on one simple understanding:

Tourists don’t want to look like tourists.

It’s just not cool. Hence the authors’ “insider’s” guide to trampling private property, violating revered cultural sites, trashing local eateries and striking other poses to appear oh so hip.

Give me a break. Or, rather, give us a break.

For me, the opposite applies. Visits from Ma



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