Leilani Holmes


Works


Ancestry of Experience
"Part memoir of a Kanaka academic in the diaspora searching for her 'ohana, part historical and ethnographic celebration of Hawaiian culture, and part documentation of the reality of Kanaka 'Oiwi constant communication with our kupuna o ka po (those who have passed into the po), Ancestry of Experience is that rarity of rarities: an academic page-turner..."

Winner (tie) of the 2013 Ka Palapala Po'okela Award of Excellence in Hawaiian Language, Culture & History

Selected Works

Biography, (Hawaiian) History & Culture
"...will bring readers to tears in its evocation of enduring love and spiritual connection..." Noenoe Silva, University of Hawaii, Manoa

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