A Hawai'i Anthology: A Collection of Works by Recipients of the Hawai'i Award for Literature, 1974-1996

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Honolulu 1997 Soft Cover later printing NEW 6 x 9 " 0824819772 1997 Softcover, Later Printing...BRAND NEW...Never opened, Never owned, Never marked...Gift Giving quality....278 ... pages...Since its inception in 1974, the Hawai'i Award for Literature has recognized the work of writers who have captured important dimensions of the story of Hawaii and of the many groups of people who have made Hawaii their home...Historians, linguists, folklorists, and practitioners of other disciplines of cultural study, as welll as poets, novelists, and playwrights, are among the contributors to this exptensive anthology celebrating more than two decades of the best writing in the Islands...Contributors: O.A. Bushnell...Eric Chock...Gavan Daws...A. Grove Day...Reuel Denney...Leon Edel...Samuel Elbert...John Dominis Holt...Rubellite Kawena Johnson...Maxine Hong Kingston...Victoria N. Kneubuhl...Alfons Korn...Darrell H.Y. Lum...Katharine Luomala...Yoshiko Matsuda...Ian MacMillan...W.S. Merwin...Aldyth Morris...Milton Murayama... Read more Show Less

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Since its inception in 1974, the Hawai'i Award for Literature has recognized the work of writers who have captured important dimensions of the story of Hawai'i and of the many groups of people who have made Hawai'i their home. Historians, linguists, folklorists, and practitioners of other disciplines of cultural study, as well as poets, novelists, and playwrights, are among the contributors to this extensive anthology celebrating more than two decades of the best writings in the Islands.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780824819774
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 278
  • Product dimensions: 6.11 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
The Pool 8
The Substitute 18
from 'No Mistaking' 32
from 'Within the Circle of the Sea' 42
from Kumulipo: The Hawaiian Hymn of Creation 54
from Na Mele o Hawai'i Nei 68
The Marchers of the Night 82
Shark Guardian 85
The Punahou Spring 87
Can You Keep a Secret? 89
Fire Chant for King Ka-la-kaua 94
Kanaloa 104
The Strangers from the Horizon 105
Chord 106
Hearing the Names of the Valleys 106
Manini 107
After Douglas 110
Rain at Night 112
The Last One 113
Anniversary on the Island 115
Tides 120
from Ka'a'awa: A Novel about Hawai'i in the 1850s 132
Liholio and the Longnecks 142
from The Conversion of Ka'abumanu 150
from Damien 164
The Squire of Melford 180
A Town in Saskatchewan 188
The Making of More Americans 194
The Feather Lei 210
Green Place 217
The Octopus 218
Selected Tanka 220
The Palms Transplanted 226
Naupaka of the Mountain 227
The First Heaven 228
Waimanalo 229
The Word in the Water at Ka'ena 230
Blue Ginger: Deja Vu 232
The Mango Tree 234
Termites 235
Poem for My Father 236
Papio 237
Manoa Cemetary 238
My First Walk with Ashley 240
The Rock 244
Waiting 256
Volcano 257
State Symbol 257
August 22 259
Inhabitant 259
O'ahu: Midday Concert in Orange Air 260
Morning 261
Easter: Wahiawa, 1959 264
Lost Sister 266
Untouched Photograph of Passenger 268
Chinatown 269
Mother on River Street 272
Mooring 275
Tangerines and Rain 276
Square Mile 277
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