Papahana Kuaola is excited to release its new childrens' book 

'Elepaio and Pūnāwai: A Waipao Adventure

Elepaio Cover

"This is a story about 'Elepaio and an important discovery he made while in the forest of Waipao." 


Book features include:

  • A colorful picture book for children
  • Important lessons about mālama 'āina
  • Discussion questions and answers to share with your children or students
  • Hawaiian vocabulary list with English translations

Book Price: $18

We also have ʻElepaio and Pūnāwai: A Waipao Adventure reusable bags for sale!

Elepaio Bag front

Elepaio Bag Back

Reusable Bag Price: $10               (Made from 100% recycled products)

Book and Bag Special Price: $25

Proceeds from the sale of this publication will be used to support literacy learning activities at Papahana Kuaola!

To make a purchase, please call (808) 447-7694 or e-mail

Don't forget to check out our 'Elepaio Bookmark Activity, available for free download and print!

Mahalo nui for your support!