Lisa Linn Kana'e

b. 1960

grew up in Kapahulu

attended Kaimuki High School

teaches English at Kapi'olani Community College, writes essays and poetry, and does public readings of her work.

loves hiking, being with family and friends, spending time with her dog Lilikoi

profoundly influenced by Lois-Ann Yamanaka

"I'd like to see local people get excited about reading the Hawai'i literature that's being created here right now."

her works can be found in issues of Bamboo Ridge: Journal of Hawaii Literature and Arts, Oiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal, Hybolics, and TinFish

Lisa Linn Kana'e Sista Tongue

"Poetry rooted in talking story," by Maile Chow

Lisa Linn Kana'e's poem-to-play Ola's Son

Lisa Linn Kana'e's poem-to-play Ola's Son covered by Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Oiwi: A Native Hawai'ian Journal

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