Punia and Kaialeale, the Shark King

As a youngster I lived on Ohua. I remember many of the legends and stories of the Hawaiian people. The stories are of the  tricksters and the heroes and the silly. Many of the stories are cautionary, some are embedded with navigation information, and some are creation stories. The following tale is of Punia, one of the tricksters, as I…

Froy..to the barrier

As usual Froy had tripped over his too big wings, fell off the platform and hit his head. When he came too he found he was talking to the unicorn, in his head. [read here] Froy reached behind and using his fingers, explored the back of his head. He was pretty sure there had to be a bump. He hit…

Froy

Last week the King had stopped Froy and his Father from getting booted from the front door of the castle [read last week’s installment]   The King jumped down from the rose and embraced Father “Brother how are you doing? Have not seen you in forever.” The king Stepped back, “Now what is this about important stuff?” “Brother, your Highness,…

Froy 2

Last week Froy accidently cracked the egg and father was a little nonplussed by this turn of events decided that they needed to go tell the king what had happened. “Well, I don’t know what, Oh Gads. Maybe we ought to, oh Gads.” Stuttered Father, “Oh Gads! I think, well, I, um…..I think we need to tell the King.” “Oh…