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Kahana Bay, a poem by Katy Darlington

Meet the writer: Katy Darlington Beautiful, serene, remote Kahana Bay.  Historically, thanks to abundant fertile soil, fresh water, and an advanced irrigation system, Kahana...
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Ke Ala Hele I Mauna Kea, haku ia e Kiaʻi Lee

  Meet the artist: Kiaʻi Lee Every Monday during the semester, Pūpū A ʻO ʻEwa proudly showcases the work and manaʻo of a writer...
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StepHI, haku ia e Kekai Mar

  Meet the artist: Kekai Mar StepHI, a photo collage by Kekai Mar, represents the connectedness of natural and cultural resources. Click the image...
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The Naming, haku ia e Umialiloa Harding

  Meet the author, Umialiloa Harding Words have power in the Hawaiian language, and personal names can evoke history and ancestral ties.  In his...
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Kepa came across this sign at the heiau for Poliahu near the Waimea River.  It's said the heiau was built by menehune.

Nani Kaua’i i Ka Mālie, a photo gallery by Kumu ʻIokepa Badis

  Meet the artist: ʻIokepa Badis Aloha a’e au i ku’u ‘åina, i ke kūkilakila O Wai’ale’ale I recall with fondness my homeland, where...
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“Mahina Heʻe Nalu” haku ʻia e Mele Mossman

Meet the artist: Mele Mossman With the full moon above, the lone surfer glides on a silver wave. Moon Surfer explores dimension through a...
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Fishing for Grandma, haku ia e Dave Manu Bird

  Meet the author: Dave Manu Bird Fishing for Grandma “Goddam dis buggah!” I exclaimed as the kūkū of the pua hilahila dug into...
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Hula, the Heartbeat of the Hawaiian People, a photo gallery by Shawn Kahoʻolemana Naone

  Meet the artist: Shawn Kahoʻolemana Naone. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Merrie Monarch Festival, Pūpū A ʻO ʻEwa proudly presents Kahoʻolemanaʻs...
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Koa Woods, haku ʻia e Sheila Arasato

  Meet the writer: Sheila Kawehiooeanakokauaalohaehauoli Arasato. Koa Woods In the mountains of Lualualei, through the gates of Ma‘o, there is a tree. A...
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He Mele Nēnē, haku ʻia e Mālia Helelā

  Meet the artist: Mālia Ko’iulaokawaolehua Helelā 1 E nānā i ka nēnē Ke kūpa’a nie ma ke alahele   2 E nānā i...