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Communion
by Patsy Sumie Saiki


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Patsy Sumie Saiki, daughter of Japanese immigrants, was born and raised in an isolated homestead on the slopes of Mauna Kea in a community of Japanese farmers and Portuguese ranchers. She depicts this rich multicultural environment in the short stories which appear in this book

Author photograph ©2001 by Arnie Saiki
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Arnie Saiki. was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and moved to New York in 1985 where he pursued his education. He moved to Los Angeles in 1998 where he has worked as an Art Director and most recently as a Production Designer.

Filmmaker photograph ©2000 by Natasha Shrieves
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"Aloha Oe" sung by Kathleen Kiyuna

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Copyright 1993 by Patsy Sumie Saiki. All rights reserved, including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form.

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