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A Hawai'i anthology : a collection of works by recipients of the Hawai'i Award for Literature, 1974-1996

Title
A Hawai'i anthology : a collection of works by recipients of the Hawai'i Award for Literature, 1974-1996 / edited by Joseph Stanton.
Publication
Honolulu, Hawai'i : State Foundation on Culture and the Arts : Distributed by University of Hawai'i Press, [1997], ©1997.

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Additional Authors
  • Stanton, Joseph, 1949-
  • State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (Hawaii)
Description
xiv, 278 : illustrations; 24 cm
Summary
Since its inception in 1974, the Hawai'i Award for Literature has recognized the work of writers who have captured important dimensions of the story of Hawai'i and of the many groups of people who have made Hawai'i their home. Historians, linguists, folklorists, and practitioners of other disciplines of cultural study, as well as poets, novelists, and playwrights, are among the contributors to this extensive anthology celebrating more than two decades of the best writings in the Islands.
Subjects
Language (note)
  • English with some selections in Hawaiian and one in Japanese.
Contents
  • Preface / Wendell P. K. Silva -- Introduction / Joseph Stanton -- The Pool / John Dominis Holt -- The Substitute / Milton Murayama -- from 'No Mistaking' / Darrell H. Y. Lum -- from 'Within the Circle of the Sea' / Katharine Luomala -- from Kumulipo: The Hawaiian Hymn of Creation / Rubellite Kawena Johnson and Samuel Elbert -- from Na Mele o Hawai'i Nei / Noelani Mahoe -- The Marchers of the Night -- Shark Guardian -- The Punahou Spring -- Can You Keep a Secret? / Mary Kawena Pukui and Mary Kawena Pukui -- Fire Chant for King Ka-la-kaua / Alfons Korn -- Kanaloa -- The Strangers from the Horizon -- Chord -- Hearing the Names of the Valleys -- Manini -- After Douglas -- Rain at Night -- The Last One -- Anniversary on the Island / W. S. Merwin -- Tides / Gavan Daws -- from Ka'a'awa: A Novel about Hawai'i in the 1850s / O. A. Bushnell -- Liholio and the Longnecks / A. Grove Day -- from The Conversion of Ka'abumanu / Victoria N. Kneubuhl --
  • from Damien / Aldyth Morris -- The Squire of Melford / Reuel Denney -- A Town in Saskatchewan / Leon Edel -- The Making of More Americans / Maxine Hong Kingston -- The Feather Lei -- Green Place -- The Octopus / Marjorie Sinclair -- Selected Tanka / Yoshiko Matsuda -- The Palms Transplanted -- Naupaka of the Mountain -- The First Heaven -- Waimanalo -- The Word in the Water at Ka'ena -- Blue Ginger: Deja Vu / Phyllis Hoge Thompson -- The Mango Tree -- Termites -- Poem for My Father -- Papio -- Manoa Cemetery -- My First Walk with Ashley / Eric Chock -- The Rock / Ian Macmillan -- Waiting -- Volcano -- State Symbol -- August 22 -- Inhabitant -- O'ahu: Midday Concert in Orange Air -- Morning / John Unterecker -- Easter: Wahiawa, 1959 -- Lost Sister -- Untouched Photograph of Passenger -- Chinatown -- Mother on River Street -- Mooring -- Tangerines and Rain -- Square Mile.
ISBN
  • 0824819764 (cloth)
  • 0824819772 (paper)
OCLC
ocm37888807
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries