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Growing Up Kanaka Revisited
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A condensed bio of my first eighteen years on the Big Island of Hawaii during World War II following Pearl Harbor attack written primarily for the benefit of my six sons to quote me "So that they would understand why their father was so weird by contemporary standards.
The Black Thumb
Series: The Professor Molly Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2016 by Hawaiian Heritage Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a violent death disrupts the monthly meeting of the Pua Kala Garden society, Professor Molly Barda has no intention of playing amateur detective. But Molly’s not just a witness–the victim is Molly’s house guest and grad-school frenemy. And Molly quickly finds to her dismay that her interest in the murder of the stylish and self-centered Melanie Polewski is more than just…academic.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016 by Hearth Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
The Fire Maiden, Pele, has lost her memory. If she doesn't regain it soon, then the whole island might be lost. Lono wants to help her, but Hala'api wants her, and her power, for himself. An Ancient Hawaiian clean romance
Big Island Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,270. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
An up-and-coming jazz singer disappears when a twenty-year-old plan of revenge threatens her family. Can McKenna solve both mysteries before she becomes the next victim?
The Bones of the Kuhina Nui
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
For generations on the Big Island of Hawaii, the women of the Pono family have guarded the secret hiding place of the bones of Queen Ka'ahumanu, King Kamehameha's favorite wife and powerful ruler herself. Now as Haunani, matriarch of the family, feels old age approaching, she must turn over her responsibilities, and the family lands, to one of her four daughters. But which one?
Pahoa Village Utility Poles
Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A photo essay in a hybrid-spirit of Aaron Siskind and Edward Ruscha. Contains about 20 color images. An exploration into texture, variegation, and color, this book has left the author's mother saying, 'Tut, why can't you take normal vacation pictures?'
The Tahiti Syndrome-Hawaiian Style
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 172,250. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
The Tahiti Syndrome Hawaiian Style is an introspective journey taken under sail into the very heart of the Great Pacific Ocean to the magnificent Hawaiian archipelago. The author seeks life and love while attempting to ascertain the meaning of life as seen from the deck of a 52 foot ketch, the sailing vessel Maiatla II.
Chasing Aloha - A Skeptic's Hopeful Journey Through Cancer and the Great Recession
Price: Free! Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As an environmentalist committed to organic living, Jane Savary never thought she’d get cancer. Unable to support her family after diagnosed with ovarian cancer, Jane is thrust into emotional and financial upheaval, contemplating the causes of her cancer and her family’s future as her recovery collides with the Great Recession.
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The relationship between King Kamehameha I and British Captain George Vancouver set the course of history for the Hawaiian people after European contact. The alliance had enormous benefit to them both. In February 1794 they met at Kealakekua Bay. Author Jack Kelly employs extensive research, oral history and local lore to weave a fresh and enlightening perspective on Hawaiian history.
The True Story of the Death of Captain James Cook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Native Hawaiians have long been confused by the history they learn at school, which doesn’t match up with the family stories they have heard so often from their elders. Drawing on oral histories and personal interviews with elderly Hawaiians, author Jack Kelly presents this first essay in a series of modern treatments of Hawaiian history.