KA PALAPALA PO'OKELA AWARDS (2015)

SAMUEL M. KAMAKAU AWARD

  • No Mākou Ka Mana - Liberating the Nation -  Winner

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

  • Honu and Hina: A Story of Coexistence - Winner
  • Uncle’s Magic Thrownet
  • Alphabet Hukilau in Hawai‘i

COOKBOOKS

  • Ocean to Plate: Cooking Fish with Hawai‘i’s Kusuma Cooray - Winner
  • A Portuguese Kitchen: Traditional Recipes with an Island Twist (Honorable Mention)
  • Cooking Hawaiian Style: ‘Ohana Recipes from Lanai & Friends
  • An Okinawan Kitchen: Traditional Recipes with an Island Twist

DESIGN

  • He Puke Nō Nā Pēpē Hawai‘i Baby Book - Winner
  • The Hawaiian Survival Handbook (Honorable Mention)
  • No Mākou Ka Mana - Liberating the Nation
  • Secrets of Diamond Head: A History and Trail Guide
  • Haleakala Ranch: Celebrating the 125th Anniversary
  • Ocean to Plate: Cooking Fish with Hawai‘i’s Kusuma Cooray
  • Hawaiian Plant Life: Vegetation and Flora
  • Wahine Volleyball: 40 Years Coaching Hawai‘i’s Team

HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE, CULTURE, AND HISTORY

  • No Mākou Ka Mana - Liberating the Nation - Winner
  • North Shore Place Names: Kahuku to Ka‘ena (Honorable Mention)
  • Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary
  • Ancient Sites Of Hawai‘i: Guide to Hawaiian Archeological & Cultural Places on the Big Island
  • Keka‘a: The Making and Saving of North Beach West Maui
  • Kua‘āina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui
  • Ike Ulana Lau Hala: The Vitality and Vibrancy of Lau Hala Weaving Traditions in Hawai‘i
  • Ulu I Ka ‘Āina: Land
  • The Hawaiian Survival Handbook
  • Ke Kauoha Hou me Ka Buke o Nā Halelū a me Nā ‘Ōlelo Akamai a Solomona: The New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs

ILLUSTRATION / PHOTOGRAPHY

  • 'Io Lani: The Hawaiian Hawk - Winner
  • Hawaiian Plant Life: Vegetation and Flora (Honorable Mention)
  • The Gecko Who Wanted to Be Different
  • Islands of Wonder O‘ahu: The Heart of Hawai‘i

LITERATURE

  • The Red-Headed Hawaiian - Winner
  • The Sum of Breathing (Honorable Mention)
  • Cry Ohana: Adventure and Suspense in Hawaii
  • Murder At Volcano House

NATURAL SCIENCE

  • Hawaiian Plant Life: Vegetation and Flora - Winner
  • The Watersmart Garden: 100 Great Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape (Honorable Mention)
  • 'Io Lani: The Hawaiian Hawk

NON-FICTION

  • Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawai‘i - Winner
  • No Mākou Ka Mana - Liberating the Nation (Honorable Mention)
  • An Aura of Greatness: A Reflection on Governor John A. Burns
  • Reflections of Honor: The Untold Story of a Nisei Spy
  • Secrets of Diamond Head: A History and Trail Guide
  • Kua‘āina Kahiko: Life and Land in Ancient Kahikinui, Maui
  • Yesterday in Hawaii: A Voyage Through Time
  • Līhu‘e: Root and Branch of a Hawai‘i Town
  • Keka‘a: The Making and Saving of North Beach West Maui
  • The Value of Hawai‘i 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions
  • Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawai‘i
  • From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawai‘i
  • Call Me Captain: A Memoir of a Woman at Sea
  • Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History
  • Grove Farm: 150 Years of Stewardship and Innovation
  • Perry on the Left, Price on the Right
  • Breaking the Silence: Lessons of Democracy and Social Justice from the World War II Honouliuli Internment and POW Camp in Hawai‘i

SPECIAL INTEREST

  • Writing the Hawai‘i Memoir - Winner
  • The Hawaiian Survival Handbook (Honorable Mention)
  • He Puke Nō Nā Pēpē Hawai‘i Baby Book
  • Secrets of Diamond Head: A History and Trail Guide
  • Wahine Volleyball: 40 Years Coaching Hawai‘i’s Team
  • Surfing Places, Surfboard Makers: Craft, Creativity, and Cultural Heritage in Hawai‘i, California and Australia

TEXT OR REFERENCE

  • Tropical Pacific Island Environments - Winner
  • Practical Folk Medicine of Hawai'i (Honorable Mention)
  • Shot Psychology
  • Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary