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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, haku ʻia e 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...
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Summers in Mākaha, haku ʻia e Elsie Moʻi Peters Itutaua

  Meet the author: Elsie Moʻi Peters Itutaua When I was young, my ʻohana would camp the entire summers in Mākaha. From June to...
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Aloha No Ke Aliʻi, haku ʻia e Kalani Hiapo

  Meet the Artist: Kalani Hiapo 1 Aloha No Ke Ali’i ‘O Lili’uololoku i ke kapu 2 ‘Olu i kēhau o Mākua I ke...
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Her Name was Violet, haku ʻia e Stephanie Launiu

Meet the Author: Stephanie Launiu Her name was Violet Kawaikoeahiokekuahiwi Wong Hoe, and she was my father’s mother.  Born in 1900 to a pure...
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No Kahakuohawaiʻi, haku ʻia e Hiʻilei Manoʻi-Hyde

  Meet the Artist: Hiʻilei Manoʻi-Hyde A fluent speaker of ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi and a prolific composer, Hiʻilei wrote this mele to honor Crown Prince...
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Manu O Ka Pali Kahakō, haku ʻia e Mālia Helelā

  Meet the artist: Mālia Koʻiulaokawaolehua Helelā Manu O Ka Pali Kahakō He Mele Inoa No Karen Nishimoto 1 Holo ka makani ke koa’e...
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Nani Ke Kalo, haku ʻia e ʻĀina Paikai

  Meet the artist: ʻĀina Paikai and learn the manaʻo behind his video