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Title:   Native Use of Fish in Hawaii
Author:   Margaret Titcomb
Publisher:   Hawaii University Press
Language:   English
Date:   1972
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Science, Hawaiian Culture, Fishing
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096944
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...s technical expertise to efficiency levels which, unless curbed, could wipe out whole species. There was another difference. Then, there were “a few Hawaiian fishermen still living who were trained in the Hawaiian knowledge” (p. 54), and who could supplement the prodigious fund of information of Mary Kawena Pukui, with whose collaboration this book was written. Now, as th...
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...FISH, including shellfish, were the main protein-giving elements of the Hawaiian diet. Pig, dog, chicken and wild birds furnished some additional proteins but the comparatively small supply marked them more for the chiefs than the commoners use. Daily life was one of fishing and cultivating the p...
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