After hearing the call and doing the research, Andrew lands on the Big Island and, after "extreme picnicking" on the edge of a lava lake, arrives at a community in Puna, the wildest part of the island. Initially, he planned to stay only for the summer. Little did he know that he would stay for over ten thousand hours…
Ten Thousand Hours in Paradise: Arrival is the first in a 3-volume true story about community, sustainability, and a life-changing journey on the Big Island of Hawaii. In Volume 1: Arrival, Andrew gets a crash course in island life, joins a community which he soon learns has a dark side, and visits a volcano goddess living in a molten lake of lava.
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