Loving Hawaii

Loving Hawaii

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What a creative medium to introduce a profoundly important issue of our day! Loving Hawaii is an insightful novel about average Native Hawaiians and Hawaiians grappling with the realities and dangers of global warming and mindless consumerism.Yeow discusses issues like ecological justice, environmental responsibility, and carbon neutrality and offsets in a way that is accessible to an average reader. The novel is at once engaging as it is challenging!Jeffrey KuanDean and Professor of Hebrew BibleDrew Theological SchoolLoving Hawaii captures the many strands of experience that make our beautiful state so unique. Choo Lak Yeow masterfully combines different characters to showcase the varied elements that both enchant visitors, and make living here so wonderful. Loving Hawaii is truly a love letter to our incredible islands that makes for an entertaining, informational read for visitors, newcomers, and long-time residents alike.Rep. Sharon E. HarHouse of RepresentativesChoo Lak's musings capture the chicken skin multi-everything that is Hawaii. No matter where we have come from, we have found a welcoming home and Hawaii's aloha! We bring our unique cultural and religious heritage, values, dreams, and stories. Life is a multitude of relationships. Hawaiian homes hold and nurture all life-changing relationships.Kekapa Lee, Senior Pastor of First Chinese Church of Christ, HonoluluChoo Lak Yeow's Loving Hawaii has wonderful vignettes of Hawaii from the characters he presents, tracing the Hawaii that is in all of us who call it home and an invitation to newcomers who wish to make Hawaii their home. Loving Hawaii invites us to journey who we are in ourselves and to understand the pilgrimage we take with others to find qhome.q Timothy Felix Q. Cubero, Jr. M.A.Ed.UH Honolulu Community CollegeAunty Alethaa#39;s there to help all to find feasible and viable answers. Shea#39;s a genuine Hawaiian warrior. She is no Virginia creeper, the vine cultivated for ornament. Shea#39;s the personification of Vergila#39;s idealization of the woman who a#39; works onanbsp;...

Title:Loving Hawaii
Author:Choo Lak Yeow
Publisher:Xulon Press - 2011-09-01


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