Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Written Word Versus the Oral One.

It did not feel good,” Maxine Hong Kingston wrote in Hawai‘i One Summer, “To be a writer in a place that is not a writing culture, where written language is only a few hundred years old.” The rich oral traditions … Continue reading

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Oppression: Moving That Mountain.

We have been in New York City for the past week, and we are loving the concentration and intensity of creative energy on this other Island. A new friend, in casual conversation, brought up the historic and current plight of … Continue reading

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Pure Science Meets Pure Spirit

Perhaps, nine years ago now, we were camping (actually, living in a tent) at Kaheka–the Salt Pans Park– on Kaua’i, when we met Lou. Over these past ten years, we have met hundreds of visitors to the Island, at that … Continue reading

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