ʻIKUWĀ: Voices of the Ancestors
Dana Melina Keawe
This special book by Author Dana Melina Keawe is an autobiographical, cultural heritage book. It is a compilation of poems, stories, and memoirs written about Dana’s life growing up and living in Hawai’i nei, focusing on the challenges Native Hawaiians are facing today and how they are healing from genocide and colonization. ʻIKUWĀ is a heartfelt offering to the Earth and the human race, to bring awareness, hope, inspiration and faith for everyone who loves Hawai’i and the Earth. It offers a voice for the silent ones: Earth, forests, animals, and oceans which are going through drastic and irreversible changes.