After Dark in the Park Video Archives - Feb 28 2012
February 28, 2012 - "Don't Look Back: An Anthology of Modern Moʻolelo"
Join us to celebrate the release of Don't Look Back: Hawaiian Myths Made New, an anthology of modern moʻolelo. The perpetuation of Hawaiian culture is alive and well in this beautiful new collection of 17 favorite moʻolelo (tales), edited by Hawaiʻi author Christine Thomas. The tales are retold with a modern twist by some of Hawaiʻi's most notable writers, including Ian MacMillan, Maxine Hong Kingston, Kuʻualoha Hoʻomanawanui, W.S. Merwin, and others, including Waimea novelist Darien Gee (aka Mia King) - who will join Thomas for this special reading and book signing.
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Did You Know?
The `ohi`a lehua (Metrosideros polymorpha) is a pioneer plant on new lava and a dominant tree in most mature Hawaiian forests. Honeycreepers, like the `apapane and `amakihi, are often seen sipping sweet nectar from its flowers. More...