Pilina everlasting

Allison Milham American

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Pilina Everlasting is an artist’s book by Allison Leialoha Milham, a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) artist, musician, and educator. The book is dedicated to Milham's mother, Mary Alice Ka'iulani Milham, who fought to protect Mauna Kea—a dormant volcano on the island of Hawai’i— before passing away from pancreatic cancer. Along with a pamphlet featuring an essay by her mother, Milham nestles in a hand-printed accordion book and a 7-inch vinyl record into a box that sings—like a music box when opened—of loss, transformation, and pilina (connection, relationship) within the ever-shifting landscapes of Hawai’i.

Pilina everlasting, Allison Milham (American)

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