KA PALAPALA PO'OKELA AWARDS (2017)

SAMUEL M. KAMAKAU AWARD

  • Hanau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names

ALOHA FROM ACROSS THE SEA

  • Taken from the Paradise Isle (Winner)
  • Finding Meaning: Kaona and Contemporary Hawaiian Literature (Honorable Mention)
  • Leaving Lana`i
  • Atomic Dreams at the Red Tiki Lounge
  • A Million Dollar Bill

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

  • Iwa, The Hawaiian Legend (Winner)
  • Hawai‘i's Animals Do the Most Amazing Things! (Honorable Mention - Tie)
  • Island Toes (Honorable Mention - Tie)
  • Hina (Hawaiian Legends for Little Ones)
  • Maui Hooks the Islands (Hawaiian Legends for Little Ones)
  • Naupaka (Hawaiian Legends for Little Ones)
  • Pele Finds a Home (Hawaiian Legends for Little Ones)
  • Iwalani's Tree
  • His Majesty's Goldfish
  • Hush Little Keiki
  • The Kukui Tree
  • Peekaboo the Poi Dog
  • Wordsworth, It's In Your Pocket!

COOKBOOKS

  • A Filipino Kitchen: Traditional Recipes with an Island Twist (Winner)
  • Taste Our Love for the Land (Honorable Mention)
  • A Chinese Kitchen: Traditional Recipes with an Island Twist
  • Cooking Hawaiian Style Two
  • Poke: Hawaii's Food

DESIGN

  • E Luku Wale E (Winner)
  • Paintings, Prints, and Drawings of Hawaii / Sam and Mary Cooke Collection (Honorable Mention)
  • A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea
  • Aloha Expressionism by Contemporary Hawai`i Artists
  • Hanau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names
  • Hush Little Keiki
  • Mana: A Journal of Hawai`i
  • Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise
  • Olivia, My Life of Exile in Kalaupapa

HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND HISTORY

  • Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and legacy of John Papa Ii (Winner)
  • Hanau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names (Honorable Mention)
  • Ancient Sites of Kaua`i: A Guide to Hawaiian Archaeology and Cultural Places
  • E Luku Wale E
  • Mana: A Journal of Hawai`i
  • Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise E-Melody McKenzie
  • Olivia, My Life of Exile in Kalaupapa
  • Paintings, Prints, and Drawings of Hawaii from the Sam and Mary Cooke Collection
  • Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Na Hulu Ali‘i

ILLUSTRATION / PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Na Hulu Ali‘i (Winner)
  • The Illustrated Atlas of Surfing History (Honorable Mention)
  • A Sky Wonderful with Stars: 50 Years of Modern Astronomy on Maunakea
  • Aloha Expressionism by Contemporary Hawai`i Artists
  • E Luku Wale E
  • Nani O`ahu...Beautiful O`ahu
  • Paintings, Prints, and Drawings of Hawaii from the Sam and Mary Cooke Collection
  • Protea: A Guide to Cultivated Species and Varieties

LITERATURE

  • Murder Frames the Scene: A Hawai`i Mystery (Winner)
  • Still Out of Place (Honorable Mention - Tie)
  • Between Sky and Sea: A Family's Struggle (Honorable Mention - Tie)
  • Aloha, Lady Blue: The Mystery of Kahala Road
  • For a Song
  • Hanau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names
  • The Healers
  • Picture Bride, A Novel
  • Rain-The Hawaiian Wonder Boy
  • Yakudoshi: Age of Calamity

NATURAL SCIENCE

  • Hawai`i's Kolea: The Amazing Transpacific Life of the Pacific Golden-Plover (Winner)
  • The Lives of Hawai`i's Dolphins and Whales: Natural History and Conservation (Honorable Mention)
  • Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape: A Gardener's Guide
  • Extinct Birds

NON-FICTION

  • Curve of the Hook: An Archaeologist in Polynesia (Winner)
  • Sunny Skies, Shady Characters: Cops, Killers, and Corruption in the Aloha State (Honorable Mention)
  • Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai`i during World War ll
  • E Luku Wale E
  • Hawai‘i’s Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands
  • KAPUNAHOU
  • Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise
  • Olivia, My Life of Exile in Kalaupapa
  • Picture Bride Stories
  • Plantation Doctor, A Memoir of Hawaii
  • Queen Lili`uokalani, the Dominis family, and Washington Place, their home
  • Rainforest, Pu`uhonua A-Kahik?healani Wight
  • Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist
  • Yes! A Memoir of Modern Hawaii

SPECIAL INTEREST

  • Aloha Expressionism by Contemporary Hawai`i Artists (Winner)
  • Hula Sister (Honorable Mention)
  • Hawaii National Bank Notes

TEXT OR REFERENCE

  • Hanau ka Ua: Hawaiian Rain Names (Winner)
  • Native Hawaiian Law: A Treatise (Honorable Mention)
  • The Art of the Cut: Editing Concepts Every Filmmaker Should Know
  • Early Reading Skills
  • Hawaii National Bank Notes