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Nā Ala Kūpuna o Kaʻū: Place Names and Legends


In 1968, Kaʻū natives, Herbert Kūʻumi Kin In and Mary Kawena Pukui, shared moʻolelo (stories) to Richard Kekumuikawaiokeola Paglinawan and Lynette K. Kaopuiki Paglinawan as they traveled through Kaʻū, the southernmost part of Hawaiʻi Island. 

Nā Ala Kūpuna o Kaʻū: Place Names and Legends—is a special collection of memories about storied places, songs, and riddles that honors the traditions and people of this wahi pana (legendary place).
Nā Ala Kūpuna o Kaʻū, a 144 page softcover publication with stories, music place names, maps, and remembrances will be shared with community published by Kaiao Press and Puʻuhonua Society. 
Softcover (ISBN: 978-1-7334067-1-0)

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