Ono Ono Girl's Hula

Ono Ono Girl's Hula

by Carolyn Lei-Lanilau

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780299156343
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 12/01/1997
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Lei-lanilau is a poet, artist, and scholar who lives in Oakland, California, and in Honolulu, Hawai'i. Her book Wode Shuofa (My Way of Speaking) received a 1989 American Book Award.  Her poems have been anthologized in five books, including The Best American Poetry of 1996, and have appeared in such journals as The Bloomsbury Review, The American Poetry Review, Manoa, Yellow Silk, Zyzzyva,  and Calyx. She has been a lecturer at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and at West O'ahu, Tianjin Foreign Language Institute in China, and California State University, East Bay. 

Table of Contents

Mahalo Acknowledgments xi(4)
Oli xv
CHAPTER 1 Illegible Handwriting: English the Foreign Body on the Piko of Keiki o Ka 'Aina
3(75)
Lu 'au (the banquet, psyche)
3(1)
Author's Note
4(2)
Introduction or All of Epiphanies
6(1)
The CreaTion Myth of ONO ONO GIRL
7(1)
ONO ONO GIRL'S Actual Contemporary Birth
8(1)
Papa and Wakea Post Annexation and Statehood
9(1)
Aloha! Hello Ni hao
10(1)
Traditions
11(1)
Two Lady Scholars
12(1)
Issues in Translation
13(1)
Why Folks from Hawai'i Have a Different Collective History from the Other States (of consciousness)
14(1)
Island Physics
15(1)
ONO ONO GIRL'S MODULAR PHILOSOPHIES
16(1)
Secrets
17(1)
HOW ONO ONO GIRL Began to Fail as Chinee Wife
18(2)
ONO ONO GIRL and PERFECT China-in out laws
20(2)
Vision 2: The Intertextual Confession of an Algebra Latin Addict
22(3)
Mona Lisa Grandma
25(3)
More and Less Chinese
28(3)
The Gospel According to Lani Moo
31(2)
Prayer to Be Wished While Considering Suicide
33(1)
Craig the Early Beat Influence
34(1)
The Cosmogony of the Pineapple Cannery
35(4)
The Inner Life of Lani Moo
39(3)
The Presence of Lite Spam
42(3)
'Aumakua: An Example of Hawaiian Thought Processes
45(5)
From Latin to Latino; from Nopales to Panini
50(2)
Application--Another one (thank god, or do I mean, oh fuck?)
52(4)
Passing
56(2)
The Myth of Pooh-nah-ho
58(3)
Hawaiians, no Kanaka, nah Hahh-Y-in
61(6)
Nelia and the Rat
67(2)
It All Depends What You Want
69(1)
Dreams
70(2)
An den, I had dis odder dream (Get Out Your Hankie)
72(1)
WOMEN'S CYCLE TEA
73(2)
Two Ha'ole: one on television; the other on radio
75(1)
Hawaiian Pinata
76(2)
CHAPTER 2 Parthenogenesis
78(21)
Practicing English
78(4)
Everything There Is to Know about Love
82(1)
CAROLYN THE BAD ELDER
83(3)
An Official Indictment Against the English Language Missionaries Sugar Plantation Owners the United States Government Development Investors and Tourists Who Are Sentenced to 'Olelo o Hawai'i and Hula through the Equipment of Contemporary Media with the Expectation to Perform the Traditions According to Kumu without Hint of Accent or Interpretation Before Swimming in or Sunbathing on the Blood of Hawaiian Waters and Hawaiian Land
86(1)
Almost A Man
87(12)
CHAPTER 3 Practicing English
99(18)
What? Shenma? not even Hui Shenma? WhY
99(7)
How Chicano Philosophy Influenced Counter-Revolutionary Lau's Educating Immigrant Asians et al.
106(4)
From the Diary of Bu Yau Shu Cai or A Translation from the Ancient Secrets of Forbidden Fruits
110(7)
CHAPTER 4 Ka Mea Ka Mea, Ei Nei--Sweetie, where you stay?
117(24)
The Man (White man) Who Got Away--after some strong urging on my part
117(8)
The IdealMAN in the Matches Column: Will You Be My Matinee Idol?
125(2)
m of More Matinee Man
127(1)
LA DIFFERENCE ENTRE HIER SOIR ET NOUS
128(3)
DEmain
131(1)
Back to Norm, (et)al
132(2)
La Caroline N'est Pas Exactment Jeanne Moreau
134(2)
Grown up Response EfforttssXXX
136(2)
What shall Ono Ono Girl XXX
138(1)
THE Pivotal Question
139(2)
CHAPTER 5 ONO ONO GIRL'S Hula
141(36)
ONO ONO GIRL'S Hula (aka Introduction)
141(1)
Five Thirty Hawaiian Time; Eight Thirty Somewhere Else
142(5)
An Den
147(3)
The Rituals
150(2)
Alu Like
152(3)
Bathing at home
155(1)
How I Met Pono
155(2)
Finally at the Beach
157(1)
October 20 something, 1994
157(2)
More Yellow Emporer
159(2)
December 1, 1994
161(1)
Mama Mia's Driving
162(2)
Carolyn and the Cop
164(3)
The Most Beautiful Sound I evah Heard--(Cuzen) aahAnnehette!
167(10)
CHAPTER 6 Ho'okolohe, heh heh
177
Blistering, Baalassting Off with My Buddies: Smiling
177(1)
ONO ONO GIRL FAN CLUB
178(1)
ONO ONO Inner Snacktum
179(1)
Hana Hou (more NOW)
180

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