No Pūnia me ka Lua Ula / Pūnia and the Lobster Cave (bilingual)
Written by William H. Wilson Illustrated by Brook Kapūkuniahi Parker
Pūnia is caught between his family’s starvation or putting his life at risk by diving down to the lobster cave guarded by Kai‘ale‘ale, the shark ali‘i.
About the Author and Illustrator William H. “Pila” Wilson is a professor with Ka Haka ‘Ula o Ke‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo and has been part of the effort to revitalize Hawaiian language from its inception.
Brook Kapūkuniahi Parker is a recognized and well-respected Native Hawaiian artist. Raised in Kahalu‘u, O‘ahu, Brook has illustrated numerous books and has an impressive list of clients including University of Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Board of Education, the Pacific American Foundation, and Kamehameha Publishing.