New book releases from Hawaii authors
"Kepelino's Traditions of Hawaii"
Edited by Martha Warren Beckwith, Bishop Museum Press, $16.95
This is a paperback re-publication of "Kepelino's Traditions of Hawaii," which provides readers a chance to reconsider some of the most pressing historical and methodological issues in the current state of Hawaiian history.
"Kula and the Old Ukulele"
Written by Lance Wheeler and illustrated by Jon J. Murakami. Mutual Publishing, $12.95
This new children's book is about a young boy's musical talent and the grandfather who believed in him. Murakami's colorful illustrations paired with Wheeler's lyrical text will delight parents and kids alike.