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Shannon Wianecki

Shannon Wianecki has been exploring Hawai'i's hidden treasures since her "small kid" days. She contributes to numerous publications worldwide including Smithsonian, BBC Travel, and Hana Hou! -the Hawaiian Airlines magazine. In 2016, the Hawai'i Ecotourism Association named her Travel Writer of the Year and she has twice been a finalist for Best Independent Journalist in Hawai'i. When she isn't busy writing about rare plants or fascinating local characters, she's out looking for them with her...See more