2023 But suddenly there appeared a siren... collage series in King Kong, Berlin

2022 The Healer's Wound: A Queer Theirstory of Polynesia, Pu'uhonua Society and Tropic Editions of Honolulu, HT22 Hawai'i Triennial

HT22 The Hawai'i Triennial Catalog: Dan Taulapapa McMullin by Drew Kahu'aina Broderick

Tau and Tatau: Nafanua, Tilafaiga and Taema in conjunction with Sean Mallon, Te Papa Museum, Kathmandu Triennial

Fa'afafine Theirstory published in Paradise Camp catalog with Yuki Kihara, Venice Biennale

American Samoa in The Beautiful: Poets Reimagine A Nation

Ocean Pictures in Indigenous Pacific Islanders Eco-Literature, University of Hawaii Press

100 Tiki Notes in California Dreaming University of Hawaii Press

2018 Samoan Queer Lives, co-edited with Yuki Kihara, Little Island Press Auckland 

2017 Papatea in World Literature Today

2016 Poetry Magazine and on Poetry Foundation

2015 Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific 

2015 Whispers and Vanities: Samoan Indigenous Knowledge and Religion, American Quarterly

2013 Coconut Milk poetry collection University of Arizona Press*

2011 Sovereign Erotics, Queer Indigenous Studies, Dreadlocks Journal of University of the South Pacific
2011 Nafanua Ala Press Honolulu 
2005 My Name is Laloifi children's book Learning Media Wellington*
Sovereignty Matters, New Voices in Gay Fiction
2004 A Drag Queen Named Pipi poetry chapbook Tinfish Press Honolulu*
Hyphen Magazine San Francisco
2004 Without Reservation Toronto
2003 Whetu Moana Auckland 
2002 One Story Magazine #10 New York*
2001 Take Out Queer Writing from Asian Pacific America, Best American Erotica
1999 Unfaithing U.S. Colonialism Berkeley
1998 Resistance in Paradise: Rethinking 100 Years of U.S. Involvement in the Caribbean and the Pacific, Best Gay Erotica anthology, Bamboo Ridge 20th Anniversary Issue Honolulu, Wasafiri Journal London
1997 Folauga Journal Wellington,Trout Journal Auckland 
1995 Evergreen Chronicles Minneapolis
1993 Lavender Godzilla San Francisco


2014 American Library Association's Rainbow Top Ten Books of 2012-2013 for Coconut Milk
2010 Arts & Humanities Art Award UC Irvine for sculpture
2002 Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival Best Short Film Award for Sinalela
1997 The Writers Loft Poets&Writers Award for The Bat and other poems
1989 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences L.A. Area Emmy Nomination for news production

group honors

2003 Montana New Zealand Book Award for anthology Whetu Moana
1999 Gustavus Meyers Humanitarian Book Award for essays Resistance in Paradise
1998 & 2012 Lambda Literary Anthology Nominations for various writings

selected list of exhibitions,
 publications, screenings, honors


2023 Armory Center for the Arts Pasadena
Dunlop Gallery Regina Canada
2022 Honolulu Museum of Art HT22 Hawai'i Triennial
Frederick Sculpture Garden Saginaw
Interior Museum Washington DC
2021 Museum of Contemporary Native Art Santa Fe
2020 Hudson Eye New York
Ankles Gallery Sydney
2019 iBiennale Honolulu
2017 Aue Away performance Metropolitan Museum of Art
2016 Aue Away installation American Museum of Natural History New York
Los Angeles Public Art Biennial
2015 Oakland Museum of California
PIEAM Pacific Island Ethnic Museum Long Beach
Rolland Gallery Cal Lutheran 
Contact Honolulu Museum Art School
2014 RAID Projects The Brewery Los Angeles
Hamilton Library University of Hawaii Manoa
2013 Pacific Gallery Bishop Museum Honolulu
Paradise Maintenance Department Claremont University Gallery
2011 Gorman Museum University of California Davis
City Gallery of Wellington
2010 De Young Museum San Francisco
United Nations New York
Offramp Gallery Pasadena
University Art Gallery UC Irvine
Oceania Centre for the Arts University of the South Pacific
Pacific Islander Ethnic Museum Long Beach
2008 Fresh Gallery Otara Auckland
Performance Space Sydney
Plimsoll Gallery University of Tasmania Boomalli Gallery Sydney
Festival of Pacific Arts Pago Pago
2007 Pacific Gallery Bishop Museum Honolulu
The Center Gallery San Francisco
Art Station Auckland
Cal State Northridge Gallery
2006 University of Cambridge
Museum of the City of Wellington
University of California San Diego Gallery
2005 Peabody Essex Museum Salem
2002 L.A. Freewaves
Intersection for the Arts San Francisco
Galeria de la Raza San Francisco
2001 /A/P/A Gallery New York University


The Wound:
2023 Dunlop Gallery Regina Canada
2022 Bucks Gallery Philadelphia
Aue Away Seiana:
2022 HT22 Hawai'i Triennial
2021 Museum of Contemporary Native Art Santa Fe
2022 Fredericks Sculpture Museum
2023 Armory Center for the Arts
El Paso Museum of Art
100 Tikis:
2023 MOMA nyc Museum of Modern Art
2019 Musée du quai Branly Paris
2018 Pacifique Film and Literature Festival Rochefort Official Selection
Raw Academy Dakar Senegal
National University of Samoa
2017 Fifo Tahiti International Oceania Documentary Festival Official Selection
Indigenous Film Festival of Denver Colorado
2016 Présence Autochtone Montreal Film Festival Official Selection & Opening Night Feature
Wairoa Maori Film Festival, Aotearoa-New Zealand
Auckland Art Gallery, Aotearoa, New Zealand
2023 MOMA nyc Museum of Modern Art
2019 Scottsdale Contemporary Art Museum Arizona
2016-2017 Auckland Art Gallery Aotearoa-New Zealand
2003 Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin
Centre d'Art Contemporain de Basse-Normandie
New Festival of New York
Visual Communications Film Festival of Los Angeles
Sydney Mardi Gras
2002 Homo-a-Gogo Seattle
Outfest Los Angeles
San Francisco International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival
2001 /A/P/A Gallery New York University