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Olelo No'eau: Hawaiian Proverbs and Poetical Sayings
     

Olelo No'eau: Hawaiian Proverbs and Poetical Sayings

by Mary Kawena Pukui (Compiler), Dietrich Varez (Illustrator)
 

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Considered the finest compendium of traditional Hawaiian insight and lore handed down through generations of oral tradition. A treasure of more than 3,000 proverbial and poetical sayings--in both Hawaiian and English translation--displaying the knowledge, compassion, foibles, humor, morality, and beliefs of the Hawaiian people.

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Considered the finest compendium of traditional Hawaiian insight and lore handed down through generations of oral tradition. A treasure of more than 3,000 proverbial and poetical sayings--in both Hawaiian and English translation--displaying the knowledge, compassion, foibles, humor, morality, and beliefs of the Hawaiian people.

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ISBN-13:
9780910240932
Publisher:
Bishop Museum Press
Publication date:
01/01/1983
Series:
Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publications Series , #71
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
351
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

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