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Rainforest Pu‘uhonua

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As a child, Kahikahealani Wight loved Hawaiian stories and songs and wanted to learn everything she could about her culture, but during those years it was discouraged. Then in midlife, she purchased a cottage near the erupting summit of Kilauea in a native rainforest and lived there for five years. Rainforest Pu‘uhonua is her eloquent and moving memoir of cultural awakening amid the plants and ferns, birds and insects, mist and fires of old Hawai‘i. Wight’s rhythmic prose and gift for mo‘olelo – or story, along with exquisite paintings by local artists, convey the depth and magic of the east Hawai‘i bioregion, bringing ancestral stories to life.

Availability December 2015
Category Book - Personal Memoirs
Page Count 229 pages
Publisher  Ka Honu Press
Printed in China
Publish Date November 2015
Dimensions 9.0” x 6.0” x 0.75”
Authors Kahikahealani Wight
About the Author Kahikahealani Wight has taught the Hawaiian language for more than twenty years. She is the author of Learn Hawaiian at Home and the Illustrated Hawaiian Dictionary.
Binding Softcover
ISBN 13 978-09-8958-470-8

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