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#1 Kintamayama



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Posted 11 March 2012 - 09:37

New book by Mark Panek

What do you get when you cross an insomniac, an agnostic and a dyslexic?

A guy who is up all night arguing with himself over whether or not there is a dog.

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#2 Kimyouzan



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Posted 11 March 2012 - 15:08

Sounds like an interesting book but this

Panek seems to be writing primarily for a Hawaiian readership who understand the Hawaiian pidgin, which most of his sources speak, without translations (though there is a helpful glossary in the back) and know the many place names that might be baffling to outsiders

Is the reason why I skip certain sections of the Akebono book when I re-read it. It can get really frustrating trying to keep track of a lot of Hawaiian names (both places and people) when you're not from there, have never been there, and don't know anyone from there.

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 01:47

looks good! Can't wait for the bagga to come in, ladat, dakine, as how.

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