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Petroglyph Press's recent line of books Celebrates Local Artist, the late Dietrich Varez

In the most recent of these, Dietrich Varez illustrations bring colorful visual images to Pele, the Volcano Goddess by Likeke R. McBride, newly released by Petroglyph Press. Available at Basically Books, Volcano Art Center and at other book and gift stores throughout Hawaii. $14.95

Second most recent is Kanehunamoku; A story of Old Hawaii By Dietrich Varez. Author and artist, Dietrich Varez, has drawn upon decades of study to create imagery depicting Hawaiian folklore and has lovingly hand lettered the text. The simple line drawings are perfect for coloring, however this is much more than a coloring book. Using his original characters, Lehua and Ehu, he has interwoven classic Hawaiian tales into the narrative and provides inspiration to further explore the vast, rich lore of the ancient Hawaiians. Travel now to the secret island of the gods, Kanehunamoku, and see what wonders will be revealed. Available at Basically Books and other book and gift stores around Hawaii for $9.95.


Iwa: The Hawaiian Legend by Dietrich Varez is a re-imagining of a traditional Hawaiian Myth, which won the prestigious 2017 Po'okela Award for Excellence in Children's Literature. Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes, and Legends of Maui A Demigod of Polynesia and his Mother Hina both feature their original text by William Drake Westervelt, with full color illustrations by Varez. More information on all of these books is available on our Books page.


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We are a family owned and operated printing and publishing company located in beautiful Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii.

We offer many services, including copies, fax, printing, bindery, and lamination. Check out our Services Page for a full list. We also publish a line of Hawaiiana Books. In fact, Petroglyph Press remains the only publisher in the state of Hawaii that can claim its products are entirely "made in Hawaii." From design and composition through binding and distribution, Petroglyph Press creates books about Hawaii from Hawaii in its Hilo facility.

 

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