There’s a lot to explore on this website including book discussion guides, word searches, and information about Hawaiian culture, history, and all things Niuhi! Drop me a line at AuntyLehua@NiuhiSharkSaga.com.

Nov. 23: PEAU Holiday Fair, 10 am – 4 pm
Art Access, 230 S 500 W #110, Salt Lake City
—Book signing

Jan. 6-14th, 2020: ‘Oahu Trip
—TBD

Feb. 13-15th: LTUE Symposium
—Screenwriting Essentials
—Children’s Books for Adults
—Horror: Freaking People Out with Their Own Minds
—Independent Sound Production and Podcasting

May 7-9th: Storymakers, Provo, UT
—Publishing with Ingram Spark

June 4-7th: Children’s Literature Hawai’i Conference, ‘Oahu
—Keynote speaker, book signings, workshops
—Original play produced by Honolulu Theater for Youth

Sept. 17-19th: FanX, Salt Lake City
—book signing, panels

Nov. 9-13th: 20Books Vegas
—book signing



Here’s a preview of the cover of a new work in progress called Birth/Hanau. Ever wonder what really happened the day Uncle Kahana and ‘Ilima found Zader on the reef at Piko Point? How did Zader become part of the Westin ‘Ohana? This novella answers those questions and more. In this book, the same story is told twice–once in Standard American English and once with a lot of Hawaiian and Pidgin mixed in with the English. It’s an experiment and story that I hope you’ll enjoy. It’s coming soon–more details when I know ’em.


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