Legend of the Gourd

In the district of Kaʻū, spread across the Kamāʻoa Plain, live the Children of the Gourd. This magical tale delves into the past to reveal how the people of this region came to be named. Loebel-Fried beautifully depicts the love story between two aliʻi and the mircale that comes to pass after a tragic death.

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Adapted and illustrated by Caren Keʻala Loebel-Fried
Hawaiian translation by Kaliko Beamer-Trapp
ISBN: 0-910240-93-0
Price: $29.95
Date of Publication: 1983
Size: 8.5 x 11
Pages: 372
Binding: paper