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Pua Pua Lena Lena and the Magic Kiha-pu Hardcover – January 1, 1972


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 88 pages
  • Publisher: Island Heritage; First Edition edition (1972)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0834830035
  • ISBN-13: 978-0834830035
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 9.5 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,261,261 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer Hancock on July 15, 2006
Format: Hardcover
Pua Pua Lena Lena is a *great* book! It was my favorite as a kid in Hawaii, and when I grew up and gave away my childrens' books, Pua Pua Lena Lena is one of the very few I held onto.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By E. K. Poire on August 13, 2006
Format: Hardcover
A charming adventure story about a legendary dog who once lived in Waipi'o Valley on the Island of Hawaii. Educational, entertaining, tenderly told, the story of Puapualenalena has been reborn in a way that will delight children of all ages for years to come.
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EEE! Someone has stolen from the royal 'awa patch! Could it be Puapualenalena, in the disguise of a dog? Will he save his master by finding the missing Kiha-pu?

Puapualenalena is cunning, and finds a way to infiltrate the 'uhane, the ghosts. They have stolen Kiha-pu. Can he do it?

Nice children's book. However, there is a drawing of a land tortoise standing in a village. Now where did that come from? Perhaps another 'uhane trick!
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By C. Brashier on February 18, 2009
Format: Hardcover
This was hawaiian folk legend, passed down through the generations by word of mouth and sometimes song and dance. The story is of the magical dog Pua Pua Lena Lena, an honored and revered animal in hawaiian culture and the feats he must perform to rescue the magical kiha pu, a conch shell that sounds an alarm if an enemy is approaching the kingdom, from spirits who have stolen it. He does all of this because the little old man who is his master requested some awa tea, which is the same as kava kava, and Pua Pua Lena Lena was caught picking the best of the plants from the royal gardens without realizing it! The queen orders him to return the conch shell and in return he can have as much of the awa as he likes.

This was my favorite story as a child, and it comes with a little dictionary in the back of some of the hawaiian terms you find in the book. This is the copy I had as a child, a large hardback with thick paper it lasted through 3 generations of my family before IT was stolen! As soon as I have some extra money I'm going to buy it again. I'm 24 but some of the stories are important to keep around.
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