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To Find the Way
The extraordinary historical accomplishment of the voyage from Tahiti to Hawai'i by ancient Polynesians is told from the point of view of a child. Teva departs on the Polynesian Voyaging canoe Ari'i-ati-tai along with his grandfather and a crew. Teva is torn between sadness and pride as he leaves his homeland of Tahiti for islands far to the north.
Oahu Nunes, Susan
Torch Fishing with the Sun
A story of a boy Makoa who followed his Grandfather to the sea every afternoon to help him push his small canoe onto the water. Grandfather would say he was going to torch fishing with the sun and make it night. When one day, the sun did not set, Makoa knew what he had to do.
Oahu Williams, Laura
True Princess of Hawaii
This story is based on the historical events of the 1880-1881 eruption of Mauna Loa on the Island of Hawaii when Princess Luka (Ruth) Keanolani Kaunahoahoa Keelikolani traveled to Hilo to calm Pele.
Oahu Greenway, Beth
Tūtū and the Ti Plant
Chad, Chelsea, and their Tutu need to go inland because of the incoming storm.They stay with Aunty Betty and learn all about the ti plant, which kept them safe.
Oahu Goforth, Sandra
Tūtū and the Ulu Tree
Chad and Chelsea visit their Tutu who is working on a Hawaiian quilt with an ulu design. Tutu takes the children to Aunty Betty's house where they learn more about ulu and even make their own quilting pattern.
Oahu Goforth, Sandra
Tutu’s Quilt
When news reaches a Hawaiian family that Hawaii has been annexed to the United States, Tutu sets to work on a special quilt to show her family that, in a time of change, there is one thing that must never be forgotten. [audio m4a=""][/audio]
Molokai, Oahu Rumford, James
Umi, The Hawaiian Boy Who Became King
An imaginative retelling of an ancient Hawaiian story of the life of Umi. Umi's longing for adventure gets the best of him when he's caught in a forbidden place.
Molokai, Oahu Eskridge, Robert Lee
Uncle’s Magic Thrownet
Uncleʻs thrownet was magic. It could catch every fish in the sea. One day a keiki asked Uncle a question and learned an important lesson.
Molokai, Oahu Yamashita, Todd
Voyage from the Past
This resource tells of Polynesian voyaging in the past to find Hawai'i. The story of Hokulea, a double hulled canoe of ancient design built with modern materials, demonstrates that early Polynesians were able to discover Hawaii without using navigational instruments. This book explains the voyages that Hokulea took around Polynesia to retrace some of the routes sailed by early Polynesians.
Oahu Williams, Julie Stewart
Water of Kāne, The
A compilation of short stories shared by Mary Kawena Pūkuʻi, The Waters of Kāne take us on a journey throughout Hawaiʻi.
Molokai, Oahu Curtis, Caroline
Wisdom, The Midway Albatross
The oldest bird in the world, documented with banding, is Wisdom, the Midway Albatross. She was on Midway when the Japanese Tsunami hit and this is her amazing story of survival of manmade and natural disasters for over 60 years. She has survived the dangers of living wild, plastic pollution, longline fishing, lead poisoning, and the Japanese earthquake. At 60, she’s still laying eggs and hatching chicks. It’s a story of survival and hope amidst the difficulties of life.
You Should Meet – Duke Kahanamoku
Written in chapters, this book tells Duke Kahanamoku's story from growing up on the beach to becoming the ambassador of aloha. Additional information about Hawai'i is provided at the end of the book.
Oahu Calkhoven, Laurie