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Fall Book Recommendations for Honolulu Residents



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A Shark Going Inland is My Chief

By Patrick Vinton Kirch

A mix of anthropolgy and autobiography, this book details both the history of the Hawaiian people back to Southeast Asia thousands of years ago, as well as the author’s lifetime devotion to the subject of pre-contact Hawaiian social development. University of California Press, $45.

We Go Jam

Hawaii Council for the Humanities

This collection of 36 authors certainly delivers on the book’s mission, “Celebrating Our Music, Our Soundscape, Our Hawai‘i.” In poems, short stories, oral histories, lyrics and essays, authors and musicians such as Pierre Bowman, Puakea Nogelmeier, Jerry Santos, Marie Hara, Cedric Yamanaka, Lee Tonouchi and more write about everything from backyard kanikapila to the composition of traditional mele. Available at Native Books/Na Mea Hawaii, Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., or online at nativebookshawaii.com, $14.95.

 

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