Journal content from Hawaiʻi Book & Music Festival 2023 Authors

This year’s Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival will be held on Friday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 22 at the UH Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law. In celebration of this year’s festival, we feature the following University of Hawai‘i Press journal reviews and articles written by several of this year’s showcased authors: 

Article: In Search of Puka‘ōma‘oma‘o, Ka‘ahumanu’s Retreat in Mānoa Valley
Patrick V. Kirch, Jillian A. Swift, and Mark Oxley
Hawaiian Journal of History

Poem: He Mele Aloha
Brandy Nālani McDougall
The Contemporary Pacific

Article: The Death of Kwang Ja
Chris McKinney

Introduction: Mana from the Mauna
Bryan Kamaoli Kuwada and Noʻu Revilla

Poem: Aunty’s Candle
Mary Therese Perez Hattori

Poem: The Sorrowful Mysteries
Mary Therese Perez Hattori

Review: Korean and Korean American Life Writing in Hawai‘i: From the Land of the Morning Calm to Hawai‘i Nei by Heui-Yung Park
Joseph Han

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