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Ohana Means Family

Written by Ilima Loomis & illustrated by Kenard Pak
Published by Neal Porter Books
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**Join the family, or ohana, as they farm taro for poi to prepare for a traditional luau celebration with a poetic text in the style of The House That Jack Built**.**

“This is the land that’s never been sold, where work the hands, so wise and old, that reach through the water, clear and cold, into the mud to pick the taro to make the poi for our ohana’s luau.”

Acclaimed illustrator and animator Kenard Pak’s light-filled, dramatic illustrations pair exquisitely with Ilima Loomis’ text to celebrate Hawaiian land and culture.

The backmatter includes a glossary of Hawaiian terms used, as well as an author’s note.

What Kind of Book is Ohana Means Family

family life
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Who Wrote Ohana Means Family

Ilima Loomis

Ilima Loomis is an award-winning author and journalist who’s contributed to publications including Science, Science News for Students, and National Geographic Traveler. She is based on Maui, Hawaii.

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Who Illustrated Ohana Means Family

Kenard Pak

Kenard Pak is an illustrator, animation artist, and author. He likes to draw and think about rolling hills, windy roads, bicycles, snow, and funny animals. San Francisco is home with his talented wife and sleepy cats.

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Publication Date:
February 4, 2020

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