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Works of fiction and poetry by Leilaniolanai.


Chasing Cows out of the Lo'i
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Saturday, October 30, 2010 10:03 AM
BR 100 word contest.
Haikus: O'ahu Morning Skies
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Thursday, February 04, 2010 9:54 AM
Five diverse mornings...
BRADDAH
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Tuesday, December 22, 2009 10:21 PM
Pele's Last Rainforest
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Tuesday, December 22, 2009 10:10 PM
written for Ulaleo who spoke out for his fiery 'aumakua and being one of the first to kokua Pele Defense Fund for access and gathering rights.
I Am Home
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Monday, November 23, 2009 8:42 PM
home is where the heart is...
where ancestral bones lie
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Thursday, November 19, 2009 10:36 PM
our 'ohana continues to be a part of the breath and soil of Lana'i...
Haikus for A'ia'i
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Friday, October 16, 2009 8:51 PM
A birthday makana to a kapa-loving-pounding wahine koa, A'ia'i..,mahalo for the gifts you share with us all.
VOG NEWS
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Monday, November 02, 2009 4:01 AM
The vog is a kino lau of Pele,it brings messages as it covers the islands.
Ka Ua Ola O Maunalei
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Wednesday, October 28, 2009 12:31 AM
for La'akeaomaunalei from Tutu Cooch
Under the Hua Moon
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Monday, October 05, 2009 11:15 PM
A gathering of four Hawaiian wahine preparing wauke to pound kapa, practicing mele and 'oli, talking story, remembering all our relations...sharing under the Hua moon.
HAIKUS: MAKAHIKI (1992)
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Sunday, November 16, 2008 8:16 PM
more mana'o for this time of year - Makahiki. Time to reap the fruits of a good harvest (a good year or good works)and to enjoy life! Lonoikamakahiki!
MAKAHIKI AT KAHO'OLAWE
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Sunday, November 09, 2008 10:17 PM
The Makali'i will rise in the sky soon signifying the time of Makahiki. These haikus written some years ago recall that observance on Kaho'olawe.
'AUHEA O WENDY?
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:56 PM
This is in memory of Wendy Machado...died 10-01-08...go in peace.
LISTEN
Published by LEILANIOLANAI | Sunday, November 09, 2008 9:38 PM
This is a birthday poem written last year for my grandson La'akeaomaunalei. It evokes places on Lana'i - where part of his name comes from the clouds (maunalei) that converge each afternoon over the island.