Book Event – The Marijuanists of Maui by Phillip Swatek
December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate author Phillip M. Swatek Jr. and his novel “The Marijuanists of Maui: A Sojourn”
ABOUT THE MAURIJUANISTS OF MAUI: A SOJOURN
Many years before marijuana was legalized, industrialized, homogenized, and regulated, hearty visionaries grew their plants in the wilderness of Hawaiʻi. Outlaws by definition, they defied law enforcement, politicians, thugs, violent nature, and a powerful criminal syndicate to create the nascent domestic marijuana industry. In this picaresque tale of love and money, set in the 1980s, two Yalies and their friends attempt to harvest their crop and convey it to their broker in New York. What could possibly go wrong?
ABOUT PHILLIP M. SWATEK JR.
Phillip Swatek is an alumni of Punahou School and Yale University, where he was a National Merit Scholar. He lives not far from his hometown in Makawao, Maui where he practices Martial Arts, plays the Blues, and still surfs.