Don’t Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New
Editor: Christine Thomas
Softcover, 172 pp.
Pele in therapy. Maui as superhero. The cannibal King Oʻahu Nui in a world of shady deals and political corruption. The star crossed naupaka lovers as Honolulu high-school sweethearts.
In this one-of-a-kind anthology, old meets new as Hawaiʻi's best writers present favorite myths and legends in surprising contemporary settings. Here are 17 tales of old Hawaiʻi, lovingly reimagined and retold for the 21st century.