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No ka 'Elepaio Kolohe, The Naughty 'Elepaio

No ka 'Elepaio Kolohe, The Naughty 'Elepaio

Price: $14.95

Code: 978-0-87336-158-3

Recommended Age: Ages 5 and up

Retold by Malia Kruger
Illustrations by Eve Furchgott
Project Director: Keiki Kawai’ae’a
Project Coordinator: Alohalani Housman
Translated: Lilinoe Andrews and Kiele Akana-Gooch
Editing by Keoni Kelekolio and Pila Wilson
Bilingual – Hawaiian and English

No ka 'Elepaio Kolohe, The Naughty 'Elepaio, is the first in a series of traditional Hawaiian stories retold for today’s learners. In this bilingual tale, 'Elepaio pecks a hole in Kanaka's water gourd, provoking the man to throw a rock at him. ‘Elepaio flits about the forest trying to get sympathy from the other birds. In the end, 'Elepaio learns that when you do bad things to others, bad things come back to you. This story, part of the Ku'una Series, is presented in partnership with Hale Kuamo’o Hawaiian Language Center at the University of Hawai'i-Hilo.

The naughty 'Elepaio learns the consequences of his mischief and arrogance.

Book 1 of 5 of the Ku'una Series
11.5 x 8.5, Hardcover, pp 34
Ages 5 and up

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