Legend of the Gourd
Caren Keʻala Loebel-Fried, Kaliko Beamer-Trapp
Hardcover, 36 pp.
In the district of Kaʻū, spread across the Kamāʻoa Plain, live the Children of the Gourd. This magical tale delves into the past to reveal how the people of this region came to be named. Loebel-Fried beautifully depicts the love story between two aliʻi and the miracle that comes to pass after a tragic death.