Daughters of Fire (book review)

by Misty on November 10, 2012

The latest novel from Koa Books is an epic tale by Big Island author, artist and lecturer, Tom Peek. Daughters of Fire is a thick book, and the stunning cover art taken from Herb Kane‘s famous volcano painting of …

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Local Book Puts Modern Spin on Hawaiian Legends

by Misty on December 8, 2011

Don’t Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New (Watermark Publishing, 2011) is a compilation of short stories and excerpts from local authors inspired by Hawaiian legends. Edited by Christine Thomas with a Foreword by Puakea Nogelmeier, Don’t Look

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Book Review- How Maui Slowed the Sun

by Misty on January 20, 2010

A wise songwriter dubbed him the “Hawaiian Superman” and immortalized one of his tales into a hit song—one cultural icon singing about another. The songwriter was Israel Kamakawiwo’ole and the “Hawaiian Superman” is the mythological hero, Maui.

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