Tales and Traditions of the People of Old: Na Moolelo a ka Poe Kahiko

Tales and Traditions of the People of Old: Na Moolelo a ka Poe Kahiko

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by Samuel M. Kamakau
     
 

This book completes the trilogy based on a series of articles Kamakau wrote in Hawaiian language newspapers in the 1860s and 1870s. It takes the reader on a tour of the Hawaiian islands, stopping along the way to tell tales associated with each site. The stories, some full of mischief, bring to life the ancestral chiefs and gods of Hawaii. Kamakau describes the… See more details below

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This book completes the trilogy based on a series of articles Kamakau wrote in Hawaiian language newspapers in the 1860s and 1870s. It takes the reader on a tour of the Hawaiian islands, stopping along the way to tell tales associated with each site. The stories, some full of mischief, bring to life the ancestral chiefs and gods of Hawaii. Kamakau describes the origins of Hawaii and its people, taking pains to trace the genealogies of the chiefs.

Additional volumes in this series include Ka Poe Kahiko: The People of Old and The Works of the People of Old: Na Hana a ka Poe Kahiko also published by Bishop Museum Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012828446
Publisher:
Bishop Museum Press
Publication date:
12/01/1991
Series:
Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum Special Publication , #94
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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