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Nakoa and Nohea unlock a treasured family secret and learn the importance of kindness and community.
Nakoa and Nohea unlock a treasured family secret and learn the importance of kindness and community.
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When Nakoa and Nohea go on a fishing adventure with Papa, they learn that things arenʻt always what they seem. This is a heart-warming story young children will love and families will enjoy for years to come, told in both English and ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian) languages!

Every parent wants their children to reach their full potential, but sometimes the community they live in does not have all the resources it needs.

You will be contributing to a great and important cause.

For every book purchased in this campaign, we will donate a book to a school in need. (1 for 1 Match)

I want to get these bilingual books into our schools so our children can read and learn about their culture and their language. It is amazing what happens when a child can see a part of themselves reflected in a story.

A Beautiful Book For Your Family To Love!

BOOK DETAILS

  • 32-page hardcover picture book full of beautiful illustrations inspired by the rich history and indigenous culture of the Pacific Islands, created by a team of Pacific Islander artists 
  • A universal, positive message about kindness, family, and community to remind the kid in all of us that we can make friends in the most unlikely places. 
  • A durable hardcover that will stand up to countless bedtime readings.
  • Mid-tier rewards include our comic book series, the Wildcard Chronicles, and our best-selling anthology Set Apart and Chosen
  • Higher tier rewards include our "Beach Bag" wearable art bundle, a no-fuss birthday party favor package for your little oneʻs special day, a special party with an exclusive Moana appearance, or a full-blow luau with amazing fire-knife dancers!
Nakoa by Shun Pactanac

WHAT OUR EARLY READERS ARE SAYING

"I loved your story. I can see it being a beautiful book to snuggle up and read with kids. I like how you use the language. I like how the children want to help others and its so natural. I love stories of dads and children doing things together, too." - Susan D.

"I loved this insight into your culture and all of the different words that I had never come across before. It really evoked a strong sense of the beach, that I could almost smell the seawater." - Amelia W.

"Your story is charming. I felt like I was transported to another place and time. The reader wants that; and you did it." - Sheri W. 

"It sounds almost like a folklore type of story. I really like the imagery you have in each page. I can see Nakoa and Nohea in my head even without the pictures.  I like how you can pick up the meaning of the Hawaiian words from the context of the sentences." - Adel M. 

Nohea by Shun Pactanac

OUR INSPIRATION

Fishing is a cultural practice that has been passed down for many generations from our ancestors who discovered Hawaiʻi, all the way back to our root origins in Africa. 

For as long as I can remember, my memories are full of fishing and camping adventures with my family. My father was an expert fisherman who enjoyed exploring the shorelines of our island home. The ocean provides us with the food we need to survive, it cures our illnesses, and cleanses negative energies. Every spot was special and held a secret story waiting to be told. Like so many others blessed to live near the ocean, fishing was our cure for boredom. A quick 10-min ride would take us to our favorite playground.   

When my dad passed away from cancer, the loss left a huge hole in my heart and in the lives of my family. My dadʻs love and guiding influence was a HUGE part of my life. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. He was my best friend. He knew when to break out the slippah because I needed cracks (discipline). 😱😂 He knew when to hug me when I was salty (feeling annoyed or sad). 🥺 He also knew when I simply needed a good laugh. 🤣🤣

Papa by Shun Pactanac

Fishing Day with Papa Ray - the first book in the Adventures of Nakoa and Nohea series - is my attempt to capture my dadʻs legacy and the joys we shared throughout our lives. Itʻs about the hard-working man who did whatever it took to put food on our table and to ensure we were always safe. 

Writing this book helped me cope with my grief and the dark cloud of loss that hung over me in the months after Dadʻs passing. ☁️☁️  Pen and paper held no jugment.  They didnʻt care about the wet tears that fell as I wrote to get things off my chest. There were no awkward conversations and interactions.  When I wanted to lay on the couch and not face the world, the whisperʻs of dadʻs voice encouraged me to continue on and know that he is still with me. 👨‍👧 

In dadʻs absence, the ocean helps me feel close to him. 🌊🌊 He loved it so much and fishing was his life. 🐠🐟🦈 Dad always said... even if we lose everything, we will survive because we know how to work the land and the sea. More importantly, we must care for it to help maintain the delicate balance of our environment.

This book is for him, the children of Hawaiʻi, and all peoples connected by the vast oceans of the world. 🌍  

It is a gentle reminder for people of all ages - when we take care of one another, we take care of all. 

ʻAʻOHE HANA NUI KE ALU ʻIA.
No task is too big when done together by all.

WHY IS THIS PROJECT IMPORTANT?

WIth this book, I wanted to help young children (adults too!) cope with the grief of losing a parent, grandparent, or friend by capturing their favorite memories.  Grief is such a difficult emotion to deal with. Everyone confronts it differently; some even do things out of character. Writing was my release. Others may seek counseling. The hardest thing we encountered was helping our young children understand loss and death. A childʻs grief is just as unpredictable as ours and it can be hard to help the little ones when you feel like you have nothing to give. It is important for children (and adults) to remember that there is light, even in the darkest days. Books like this are a visual tool to encourage young minds to remember the fun and precious moments shared with their loved ones. By simply turning a page, we have access to the warm memories we hold dear.

Family Support Is Critical for Young Minds

Fishing Day with Papa Ray reminds us about the importance of family, community, and kindness. In todayʻs world, values have been tainted by the promise of instant gratification and the shiny distraction of technology. We hope this book will remind our children, and our own inner child, of the value of reading, storytelling, and caring for the world around us.

Pō Mahina represents the female fisherman (lawaiʻa wahine).

The stories of our Hawaiian ancestors were passed down orally from generation to generation. With no written word, our culture was almost lost when we were punished for speaking our native tongues.  

Generations

Our goal is to tell this story in both English and ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language). In doing so, readers will discover new words in both languages accompanied by fun activities and exercises to reinforce learning. In doing so, we preserve Hawaiian culture and legacy for future generations.

Capturing Our Cultural Traditions

Last but not least, we hope our story will inspire our fellow indigenous peoples to be proud of their cultural roots, rediscover their voices, and remember the importance of telling our own stories from our own authentic perspectives.

CONCEPT ART 

Initial character concepts
Initial character concepts

Interior Page Storyboards

Interior Page Storyboard Sketches
Interior Page Storyboard Art
From Start to Finish
Version B Print by Free Isabelo and Napua Ahina

CREATIVE TEAM

Our team of artists and creators was carefully chosen for this project. It was really important for my team to share my cultural background and/or have close ties to Hawaiʻi so that the details and aspects of the story could be captured authentically and accurately.

Author/Creator - Moana McAdams 

Moana McAdams is a multi-passionate creator (Burning Spear Boutique), published photographer (Overstreet Guide to Cosplay), editor (Wildcard Chronicles comic series) and small business owner who advocates for diversity and positive authentic representation of indigenous peoples and cultures in media. Moana is a bookworm who enjoys capturing life’s precious memories through her creative endeavors, traveling the world, and spending time with family.

Illustrator - Shiela Alejandro 

Shiela is a passionate and experienced children's book artist and lady boss. Her projects include Fun Trip in the Yellow Bus, Remarkable Rosa, Love Never Dies, Light in the Darkest Days, and more.

During my search, I reviewed portfolios from alot of talented artists. It was a hard choice, but Shiela's style reminded me of my favorite childhood collectibles - Precious Moments. The way she captures the innocence of children and portrays the relationship between our characters is authentic and relatable. I think all our readers will truly enjoy her talents.

Translation - Students and Kumu on Hawaiʻi island (aka Big Island)

Pinup Artists

- DJ Keawekane - Aftermath Art

DJ was born on Oʻahu, but moved to Hilo very early on and graduated from Hilo High School. He began drawing at age five. In the early 90's, DJ fell in love with comics and was inspired by artists like Jim Lee, Joe Madureira, Marc Silvestri and many others.

DJ always wanted to go into comics, but never knew how. At 18 he stopped drawing and just went on with life. His artistic hunger was satisfied through playing music and he let go of his dreams of being a comic book artist. In 2002, DJ was in a bad car accident which broke his spine in 3 places. While spending a year in recovery, DJʻs mom bought him a sketch book and the ideas for his creator-owned comic, Exillion: Creed of the Knightenhawke came pouring out.

A few months back, DJ and I worked together to create the cover art for a short story called Aftermath that was included in the Amazon Best-Selling anthology, Set Apart and Chosen. Our mutual kanaka roots made it a fun collaboration project and Iʻm happy to share this beautiful piece of art FREE to all EARLY BIRD BACKERS!

- Free Isabelo, Line Art  

 Free Isabelo, originally from Oʻahu, relocated to Las Vegas in 2010. He started a publishing company, Live Free Die Free (LFDF) Comics, to produce creator owned properties, including his own title, The contraptor.  You can find it at Other Realms in Hawaii, and in Las Vegas at Celestial Comics, Cosmic Comics and Alternate Reality Comics. Free has done multiple covers and internal pages for various independent comic companies including, Onward! Comics (Avenger Red), Self Employed Comics (The Cule), The Squeeg Comics (The Skilled Apprentice), KipsWorld Comics (D'Mitri), and Thunderfrog Studios (Gemini Storm), to name a few.

- Chris Koanui, Colorist

 Chris Koanui is a police officer for the Honolulu Police Department, an artist, colorist, and creator of the Nightmarcher comic book. The Nightmarcher saga begins with a ghost resurrecting a fallen Hawaiian soldier. It's a tale that twists fantasy and Hawaiian mythology with mystery and humor in the setting of modern Oahu.

- Napua Ahina, Colorist

Napua is a digital artist who does collaborative work with the Hawaiian Comic Book Alliance (Pineapple Man by Sam Campos, Steam Royals by Free Isabelo, Aumakua Guardians of Hawaii by Christopher Caravalho). She also assisted on the coloring for an award-winning indie comic, and created her own comic book series "Mysterious Things."

Shun Pactanac - Chibi Sticker Art


Custom Handcut Woodwork - Dominic Acol, Mauloa Haʻawina Designs

Dominic Acol - Custom Handcarved Woodwork

 Dominic Acol is originally from the Big Island of Hawai'i aka Hawai'i island. He creates amazing hardcarved woodwork through his small family-owned business Mauloa Ha'awina Designs. Dominic is an active member of the Hawaiian community in the Washington DC area.

Dominic writes, "The deep connection and reverence ancient Hawaiians had for the ocean created the meaning behind the Hawaiian fishhook. It represents strength, prosperity, abundance and respect for the sea. Ancient hawaiians believed the fishhook took on the spirit (mana) of the household . Displaying the fishhook is an outward expression of that mana."

ONE lucky backer will have the opportunity to grab this LIMITED handcarved fishhook design. It is an 11x17 framed in our highly-valued Koa wood beautifully made by Dominic.

He makes only 10  of any of his creations so I'm honored to bring this special opportunity to all of you!

Ted Lucero - Original 16x20 Acrylic on Canvas 

Ted Lucero Jr. is a Filipino self-taught artist born in Virginia, currently residing in Va Beach with an awesome wife Joy with children Josh, Nate, Bell, and Chris. Ted has been drawing and creating since the age of 7.  Ted sends his aloha to all those supporting our cultures and hope it inspires future generations to tap into their creative talents.

Moana Birthday Parties and Ultimate Luau - Lydia Ortiz, D.C. Hula Girls

Alright....itʻs time to go fishing! Let me tell you whatʻs on the menu. 

Our catch of the day is.... 

Digital Party Kit - $7
Digital Deluxe E-Book - $15
Premium Hardcover Book Signed by Moana
Twice the Fun Without The Fight!
Gear Up
Comics Bundle - $59
#TeamNakoa - $89
#TeamNohea - $89
Grab Our Entire Book Collection!
Share with Friends & Family
Your beach bag is already packed with wearable art your child will love!

16x20 Original Acrylic on Canvas
Party Bag - $229
Classroom Bundle of 20 Books + Teaching Aids for Students!
Limited Original Art Framed in Koa
Retailer or Small Business Sponsor
Ultimate School Bundle

WHERE WILL THE FUNDS GO?

Our Funding Plan

Funds raised by this project will be used for printing/shipping our hardcover books, and to cover Kickstarter and payment processing fees. Additional funds beyond the project goal will help us continue the series so that Nākoa and Nohea can enjoy more adventures and reimburse some of the production costs already invested.

Printing and shipping takes months to turnaround since we are using an overseas printer. Preorders through this campaign will provide critical metrics that help determine how many copies to order from the start.

OUR ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE

  • Campaign: Sept 3 to 27, 2019
  • Kickstarter Funds Released: Mid Oct 2019
  • Books Complete:  Oct 2019
  • Pre-Production: Oct 2019
  • Digital Rewards Released:  Nov 2019
  • Books Goes to Printer: Nov 2019
  • Receive Physical Proof and Approve for Print: Nov 2019
  • Books Printed and Shipped to Burning Spear (12 weeks):  Feb 2020
  • Buffer for a Series of Unfortunate Events (6 weeks): Mar 2020
  • Fulfillment with the Minions (2 weeks): Mar/April 2020
  • Expected Delivery to US Backers: April 2020
  • Expected Delivery to International Backers: April 2020

Risks and challenges

As a Kickstarter Superbacker, we know how much it means to pledge your hard-earned money to a project on this platform. Prior to launching, we have made every effort to minimize the risk to you and we take great pride in delivering a project we can be proud of and you will enjoy for many years to come!

We are in contact with multiple printers who have successfully printed books for mainstream and independent creators across the globe. Our current intent is leverage the efficiencies of an overseas printer, but we are awaiting quotes from a US-based printer and a Canadian printer in an effort to shrink our production schedule and deliver the book sooner.

Our last campaign successfully funded. With the help of 142 backers, we raised $5,847 and surpassed our goal. We continuously surround ourselves with Kickstarter veterans to ensure we always launch the best project possible.

Please reach out to us at any point with your questions and concerns. We promise to provide regular updates and address all of your messages.

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    TWICE the FUN without the FIGHT!
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    #TeamNakoa Backpack Bundle - $89

    Fans of #TeamNakoa will love this medium size backpack! Itʻs just what you need for daily use or sports activities! The pockets (including one for your laptop) give plenty of room for all your necessities, while the water-resistant material will protect them from the weather.

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    • Dimensions: H 16⅞" (42cm), W 12¼" (31cm), D 3⅞" (10cm)
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    #TeamNohea Backpack Bundle - $89

    Fans of #TeamNohea will love this medium size backpack! Itʻs just what you need for daily use or sports activities! The pockets (including one for your laptop) give plenty of room for all your necessities, while the water-resistant material will protect them from the weather.

    • Made from 100% polyester
    • Dimensions: H 16⅞" (42cm), W 12¼" (31cm), D 3⅞" (10cm)
    • Maximum weight limit – 44lbs (20kg)

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    Gimme ALL The Books!

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    Amazon Best-Selling Anthology- Set Apart and Chosen - featuring "Aftermath" written by Moana McAdams

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    - Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #2 LIMITED Spread Variant Cover SIGNED by the Author/Creator and Editor
    - Printed Hardcover Copy of the Fishing Day with Papa Ray SIGNED by the Author
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    Everything needed for your next beach adventure!
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    Moana-Themed Birthday Party

    Invite Moana to your kid's birthday or children's event today! Youʻll get more than a princess company or normal hula show with interactive Moana parties that are sure to delight the special children in your life. Provided by DC Hula Girls.

    MOANA PARTY PACKAGE INCLUDES:
    • Special Moana appearance
    • (1) One Hula Dancer
    • Designated MC
    • Meet & Greet
    • Sound system & pre-recorded music
    • Authentic Polynesian Dancing
    • Traditional Costuming
    • 2 Audience Participation Segments including Hula Lesson
    • Time for photos
    • Free gift for guest of honor

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Cost covers anywhere within an hour from Alexandria, VA. Locations further away will incur an additional travel cost due in full to DC Hula Girls at time of booking.

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    When you party, you like to go BIG, or as we say in Hawaiian ...NUI !
    Hire lovely hula and fire knife dancers to entertain your guests. Let us bring the warmth of the islands to you and add something special to your event. Provided by DC Hula Girls.

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    • Fire Poi Ball Finale
    • Designated MC
    • Meet & Greet
    • Sound system & pre-recorded music
    • Authentic Polynesian Dancing
    • Traditional Costuming
    • 2 Audience Participation Segments including Hula Lesson
    • Time for photos
    • Free gift for guest of honor

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    EARLY BIRD Autographed Hardcover

    A Beautiful Hardcopy of the Book Signed by the Author

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    EARLY BIRD - Autographed Hardcover

    EARLY BIRD BONUSES for backers in first 48 hours:
    - Digital Download E-Book of Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #1 Comic
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    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version A 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Christopher Koanui
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version B 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Napua Ahina

    A Beautiful Hardcopy of the Book SIGNED by the Author
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    EARLY BIRD - Twinsies

    EARLY BIRD BONUSES for backers in first 48 hours:
    - Digital Download E-Book of Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #1 Comic
    - Digital Download E-Book of Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #2 Comic
    - Digital Download E-Book of Aftermath, a short story written for the Best-Selling anthology Set Apart and Chosen
    - Chief Kahekili 5x7 print from the Ghost Razrs preview
    - Aftermath 5x7 print art by DJ Keawekane
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version A 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Christopher Koanui
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version B 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Napua Ahina

    For families with multiple children or want to share a book with a friend.
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    EARLY BIRD - Comic Bundle

    EARLY BIRD BONUSES for backers in first 48 hours:
    - Digital Download E-Book of Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #1 Comic
    - Digital Download E-Book of Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #2 Comic
    - Digital Download E-Book of Aftermath, a short story written for the Best-Selling anthology Set Apart and Chosen
    - Chief Kahekili 5x7 print from the Ghost Razrs comic preview
    - Aftermath 5x7 print art by DJ Keawekane
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version A 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Christopher Koanui
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version B 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Napua China

    COMIC LOVERS - This one is for you!

    - Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #1 Variant Cover SIGNED by the Author/Creator
    - Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #2 LIMITED Spread Variant Cover SIGNED by the Author/Creator and Editor

    PLUS:
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    EARLY BIRD - Share The Aloha

    EARLY BIRD BONUSES for backers in first 48 hours:
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    - Digital Download E-Book of Aftermath, a short story written for the Best-Selling anthology Set Apart and Chosen
    - Chief Kahekili 5x7 print from the Ghost Razrs preview
    - Aftermath 5x7 print art by DJ Keawekane
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version A 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Christopher Koanui
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version B 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Napua Ahina

    Got a big family? Are you a member of a book club? Wanna share this book with friends? This level is perfect for you!

    INCLUDES:
    - (5) FIVE Hardcover Copies of the Book SIGNED by the Author
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    EARLY BIRD - Beach Bag

    EARLY BIRD BONUSES for backers in first 48 hours:
    - Digital E-Book of Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #1 Comic
    - Digital E-Book of Wildcard Chronicles Rude Awakening #2 Comic
    - Digital E-Book of Aftermath, a short story written for the Best-Selling anthology Set Apart and Chosen
    - Chief Kahekili 5x7 print from the Ghost Razrs preview
    - Aftermath 5x7 print art by DJ Keawekane
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version A 5x7 print art by Free Isabelo & Christopher Koanui
    - Fishing Day With Papa Ray Version B 5x7 print art by Free I

    Everything needed for your next beach adventure!
    - Custom Swimsuit with a comfortable fit, elastic fabric, and a deep-coloured print that won't fade in the sun and water.
    - Slippers with a comfortable rubber sole lined with soft fabric wherever your day takes you.
    - All-Over T-Shirt in a Premium Jersey with a 4-way stretch

    PLUS:
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    "UNKO MANO" Original Acrylic on Canvas

    For lovers of unique, original art!

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    - (1) ONE Hardcover Copy SIGNED by the Author
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    Limited Handcarved Art Framed in Koa

    11x17 Handcarved Fishing Hook Art Framed in Premium Koa Wood; Created by Maunaloa Haʻawina Designs.
    Only 10 ever made and released to public. You will own ONE of these rare beauties!

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    ***Handcarved Art will be shipped at the successful completion of the campaign. Book will ship separately when our order is received.***

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