Big Island Authors

Was That Really the End?

Dear Friends, We are twenty seven first graders at Kalaniana’ole Elementary and Intermediate School. Our book is about different endings for some of our . . .

The Moon Princess of Emne

The Moon Princess of Emne is a story of a young girls ritual passage into womanhood. Rori celebrates the beginning of her moon cycle . . .

The Quill of SARIN

When the townsfolk of this small farming community were bestowed a magical artifact nearly 700 years ago, they first thought it a hoax. A . . .

The Art and Sensuality of Brazilian Zouk Dancing

This is a friendly book that people will enjoy reading even if you are not a dancer. Those already familiar with Zouk as well . . .

Tales From the Weird

The Intrepid Hitchhiker: Stranded along an old stretch of highway deep in the heart of the New Mexico desert, one man braces himself against . . .

The Soul Keys

Sander Keynes thought he’d had a pretty extraordinary day when he and his girlfriend Jenny found an empty flying saucer on a sandbar in . . .

My LQ Journal

The Five LQ Principles to Maximize Happiness 1) Optimum Health 2) Loving Relationships 3)Fulfilling Work 4) Live Light 5) Here to Help Journal and . . .

Mood Down Curtain Up

One aspect of this book is that this is Mark Shipley’s life story, told by him and me (Dennis Alstrand). He is a man . . .

The Unseen

A Battle for the sea of souls is at an end, the time has come: Armaged-don. Since the dawn of man, they (Angels) have . . .

From Soup to Nuts

This cookbook is packed with over 77 recipes as well as tips and tricks from one of the Big Islands most beloved food writers, . . .

Meet Mr. Wrinkles

Dogs give unconditional love to their families. They don’t judge you and are always happy to see you. They can sense what’s really going . . .

A Day at the Hawai’i Plantation Museum

The book tells the reader some of the history and cultures of plantation life as seen through the eyes of the students. “We wanted . . .