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Varua Tupu strengthens the ancient ties between Hawai'i and the islands of French Polynesia by translating the voices of an emerging Ma'ohi (Polynesian) literary community into English and showcasing the cultural arts of the region in general. This volume features translations of a variety of locally celebrated genres, including poetry, memoir, and fiction. Though this wor ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published July 17th 2006 by University of Hawaii Press
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Annie Matthys
This is an exceptional collection of works from Polynesian writers, artists, photographers, etc. I really enjoyed being able to sample the work of several individuals, which has introduced me to a few authors whose novels I will now pursue.

Overall just a beautiful book to own and flip through even after reading.
David Kealii
An excellent collection of writing from French Polynesia. This is one of the few translated works from that region. Contains the phenomenal paintings of Bobby Holcombe and shows a wide range of work including poetry, short story and essay. This isn't Gauguin this is the real thing.
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