New releases by
A quick Amazon.com check shows there are any number of "idiot" guides to the ancient planning philosophy of feng shui, but they are unlikely to be topped by this attractive little pocketbook. Just the facts, ma'am.
"Feng Shui For Lunch,"
by Alan S.F. Lum, with Master Clarence K. Lau
(Alan Lum Publishing, $6.88)
This is a gorgeous companion volume (designed by Barbara Pope) to the PBS "Dance in America" broadcast of the Halau o Kekuhi vision of the Pele legend. The pictures and typography are splendid. A DVD of the broadcast is available as well for $19.99.
"Holo Mai Pele,"
by Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele
(Pacific Islanders in Communications, Edith Kanaka'ole Foundation, $28)
Local twists on classic childrens' tales are aided by a mini-CD read-along and durably old-fashioned illustrations.
"Tutu Nene, The Hawaiian Mother Goose Rhymes,"
by Debra Ryll, art by Alexis America
(Island Heritage, $15.95)