Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Romantic Journey to Maui

It started out as a reunion with a budding romantic interest…a promise of finding love in one of the world’s most ideal, magical islands…Maui.  I was to meet a long distance paramour who flew in from a far off destination while I had the easy trek from Oakland, California. While filled with great anticipation for […]

A Journey to Hawaiian Romance (As retold by Pueo Pata)

In Hawaiʻi, our landscapes, flora, fauna, and every naturally occurring phenomenon is a physical form of one of our akua (deities), kupua (demigods), or kūpuna (ancestors). Thus, as Native Hawaiians, we have distinct views about our lands and unique relationships with them. Land is not simply property to be owned, it is genealogically tied to […]