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Heʻe and ʻIole Octopus and Rat (Hawaiian)
He'e and 'Iole is an old Hawaiian mo'olelo (story) about the relationship of the Octopus and the Rat. Translated by Presley Keʻalaanuhea Ah Mook Sang.
Molokai Estrella, Alaura, Julian, Tytus, Jane Ann, Jenny, and Raymond
Heroes of Hawaii
Many of the heroes such as Mōʻīkeha, Māʻilikūkahi, Kūkaniloko and others helped shape Hawaiʻi before Western contact. Their stories inspire the child and the child-within-us with their remarkable successes over uncertainty, upheavals, and injustices.
Molokai Armitage, Kimo
Hiʻiaka Battles the Wind
The mo'olelo of Hi'iaka who hears of a wind destroying Waipi'o Valley. Hi'iaka faces the wind with her magical pa'u of lightning.
Oahu Ahuli'i, Gabrielle
The mo'olelo of Hina who loves her people but wanted to reside in a place that was more peaceful and less noisey. She found her home in the moon.
Oahu Ahuli'i, Gabrielle
Hina – The Goddess
This book is a compilation of stories about the goddess Hina inspired by events that occured when the author experienced the power of hula and elements of nature.
Molokai, Oahu Varez, Dietrich
Hina and the Sea of Stars
This story is adapted from the moʻolelo of Hina, goddess of the moon. Hina makes her life journey from sea to sky with the help of her brother and the beautiful ānuenue, rainbow. Today we can see Hina pounding her kapa on the moon and her kapa embracing the earth like a blanket of stars.
Molokai, Oahu Nordenstrom, Michael
His Majesty’s Goldfish
The Strong family is poor and teased the neighborhood boys. 8-year old Austin and his family have just arrived in the Hawaiian Kingdom. Here, goldfish swim in the horse troughs of the wealthy. But not in the Strong's trough. Theirs is nothing but an old rusty tub. Then one day two visitors tell of a precious gift from their emperor to the king double-tailed goldfish. Immediately Austin is determined to catch a goldfish for his family's trough. But when he arrives at the park, there is a warning: Fishing in the Park is strictly prohibited and will be punished with...
Molokai, Oahu Hayashi, Leslie Ann
Holu the Heʻe Stands Up!
Holu the heʻe learns to be courageous and brave. He stands up for himself and learns from his kupuna how to deal with a bully.
Molokai, Oahu Omoto, Gail; Dill, Judy; Dill, Jan
Honey Girl-The Hawaiian Monk Seal
The story of Honey Girl the Hawaiian Monk Seal who gives birth to multiple pups and survives a life threatening accident.
Oahu Walker, Jeanne
Honu and Hina – A Story of Coexistence
A story of a Hawaiian turtle and monk seal that become friends. A family comes across them while fishing and the daughter, Pua, becomes fascinated by the monk seals. Her Aunty tells her all about this endangered species.
Oahu Ching, Patrick
I am a Creature of the Tides: What Am I? (Bilingual)
A bilingual story of a few creatures that live in the tidepools of Hawai'i. Written with clues and a picture to guide the reader to guess which creature it is, this book is interactive and allows the reader to flip the book over to read it in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi.
Oahu Lindsey, Kynaston Kaika
I Mea Aha Ke Kai? (Bilingual)
An exploration of the ahupuaʻa and the role of natural resources from the mountain to the sea.
Molokai, Oahu Andrews, Lilinoe