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Pua Pua Lena Lena and the Magic Kiha-Pu
A charming adventure story about a legendary, magical dog wh oonce lived in Waipi'o Valley on the Island of Hawaii. Educational, entertaining, tenderly told, the story of Puapualenalena has been reborn in a way that will delight children of all ages for years to come. Has a pictorial dictionary of Hawaiian terms at in the back.
Published 1972 by Island Heritage
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Feb 05, 2010 Logan rated it really liked it
This is a retelling of a traditional Hawaiian legend, about a magic dog named Puapualenalena, "the msyterious one," who can make change size. In this story, he uses his skills and cleverness to recapture a magical conch shell from the 'uhane, who are demons. My grandparents lived in Hawaii in the 70s when I was a kid and sent this to me, along with a couple other Island Heritage books. I loved this one. It was a bit difficult reading aloud because there are so many Hawaiian terms to be pronounce ...more
Mar 26, 2014 Austen to Zafón rated it really liked it
Got this from my grandparents, who lived in Hawaii, when I was a kid. Loved all the books I got from this imprint. Kama Pua'a and Momotaro Peach Boy were the other two I had.