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…

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Again with the poetry…..boy can I  spend a long time on a few words. I will say that, although I have dabbled in poetry in the past, have even published one in an anthology and several others in school newsletters, I have not written much of them . Recently, I have been inspired and encouraged to try my hand. This poem is…

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When we last left Froy he was asleep while the rest of the Fairy Folk dressed in their finest clothing and had gathered to celebrate the cracking of the Egg. Well, actually it was more curiosity that had them gathering and the declaration by the King that it should be so.[read last weeks installment here] Froy felt a sharp jab…