Join author Timothy Befus on his 13-year tour throughout the Hawaiian Islands gathering firsthand accounts of people who have come face to face with the supernatural. Here, find 20 tales that include encounters with Pele and faceless spirits, ancient haunted temples and spirits coming back from the dead, guardian spirits of remote valleys and the restless ghosts of ancient Hawaiian warriors. These stories offer an unique, terrifying, and unusual glimpse into the folklore of Hawaii. Meet the old woman who asked for a ride, only to disappear upon reaching her destination. Experience that last moment before death with 40 owls and a dying woman. See the two long-dead children, still hanging from the tree where they'd been executed. Island images accompany the tales prompting you to understand that exotic locations have encounters from the unknown just like those in your own backyard.