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By Christine Thomas,Puakea Nogelmeier

In do not glance again: HAWAIIAN MYTHS MADE NEW, editor Christine Thomas has accrued 17 stories of outdated Hawaii—lovingly re-imagined and retold for the twenty first century. outdated meets new during this specific anthology, as Hawaii's most sensible writers—Maxine Hong Kingston, W.S. Merwin, Victoria Kneubuhl, Alan Brennert, the overdue Ian MacMillan and a dozen others together with Thomas herself—present favourite myths and legends in marvelous modern settings. the following, the reader reveals Pele in remedy, Maui as a superhero, the cannibal king Oahu Nui in an international of shady bargains and political corruption, the star-crossed naupaka fans as Honolulu high-school sweethearts and different up to date models of Island legends.

"Myths eventually serve to coach and inspire," Thomas notes in her creation to the e-book. "They teach; they counsel. they supply palpable and suitable classes for contemporary lives, no matter if in spotting real love, accumulating energy to desert a course headed for destruction, garnering self-confidence, or heading off and escaping household violence."

With a foreword through famous Hawaiian language pupil Dr. M. Puakea Nogelmeier, do not glance again explores myths either typical and esoteric through literary genres starting from straight-ahead literary fiction to romance to technology fiction to poetry.

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