Historical information

Extols the virtues of Waikiki as a holiday destination/escape machine, the less-than-Good Taste of the resort combined with its virtues/religious dogma of American middle-class vacation standards. Boyd describes a day of the typical young American hotel occupant, and Honolulu's uniform air of confidence attracting American tourists.

This manuscript was published in 'The Sunday Australian' with the title ‘Why I love Waikiki’ on 23/05/1971.


Original manuscript of ‘Why I love Waikiki’ published in 'The Sunday Australian', 23/05/1971.

Physical description

Typewritten (1 c copy and 1 p/copy), pencil edits, quarto, 11 pages

Inscriptions & markings

Sent 12 May 71 - in pencil on front page