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Title:   Song of Eternity
Author:   Advanced Micro Image Systems Hawaii, Inc.
Publisher:   Advanced Micro Image Systems Hawaii, Inc.
Language:   English
Date:   1955
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Hawaiian Music
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096987
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...It is the purpose of this series of articles to attempt a resolution on these questions by reviewing the ethnological history of the Hawaiian peoples as contained in their ancient traditions, rituals and epic poetry. It is the purpose of these articles to present the Hawaiian royal traditions unconfounded by the elements and theology of Christianity or th...
 
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... that it was recited in its entirety was at the necrological ceremonies attending the funeral of the beloved Prince William Charles Lunalilo, King of Hawaii and sixth of the Dynasty of Kamehameha. Lenthy portions of it, however, have been chanted at other similar ceremonies, the most prominent of these being the coronation of David Kalakaua, and the furierals of the Queen...
 
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Title:   Na Mele O Hawaii Nei: 101 Hawaiian Songs
Author:   Samuel H. Elbert
Publisher:   University of Hawaii Press
Language:   Hawaiian
Date:   1970
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Hawaiian Music
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096909
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (195)
 
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...slations. The majority are from the time of the monarchy and so are already somewhat venerable. Nearly all are sung often today and are well known to Hawaiian singers. The texts have never before been written consistently with the glottal stops and macrons that make them nearly pronounceable by one not knowing Hawaiian. Many of them have not been translated before, or have...
 
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Title:   Ka Buke O Na Leo Mele Hawaii (The Book of Hawaiian Songs for the Good and Happiness of Hawaiian Homes)
Author:   J. M. Bright
Publisher:   Hale Pai Mahu P. C. Advertiser
Language:   Hawaiian
Date:   1888
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Classic Hawaiian Music
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096767
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (60)
 
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This volume contains a collection of traditional classic Hawaiian music.
 
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Title:   Buke Mele Hawaii Ka Hoonanea O Na Homes (Book of Hawaiian Songs for the Quiet Entertainment for Homes)
Author:   John Keakaokalani Ailau
Publisher:   Hawaiian Mission Children's Society
Language:   Hawaiian
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Hawaiian
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096764
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (45)
 
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A collection of easy listening Hawaiian songs that can be enjoyed in the comfort everyone's home.
 
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Title:   Unwritten Literature of Hawaii; The Sacred Songs of the Hula Collected and Translated with Notes and an Account of the Hula
Author:   Nathaniel B. Emerson
Publisher:   Mutual Publishing
Language:   English
Date:   1998
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Hawaiian Education
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002097000
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (30)
 
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... to the American Indians, but by act of Congress approved June 30 of that year the scope of its operations was extended to include the natives of the Hawaiian islands. Funds were not specifically provided, however, for prosecuting investigations among these people, and in the absence of an appropriation for this purpose it was considered inadvisable to restrict the systema...
 
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...li. 120 -- The hula kaekeeke. 122 -- An intermission. 126 -- The hula niau-kani. 132 -- The hula ohe. 135 -- The music and musical instruments of the Hawaiians. 138 -- Gesture. 176 -- The hula pa-hua. 183 -- The hula Pele. 186 -- The hula pa?i-umauma. 202 -- The hula ku i Molokai. 207 -- The hula kielei. 210 -- The hula mu?u-mu?u. 212 -- The hula kolani. 216 -- The hula ko...
 
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Title:   Buke Mele Lahui (Book of National Songs)
Author:   Hawaiian Historical Society
Publisher:   Hawaiian Historical Society
Language:   Hawaiian
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Music, Collection of Hawaiian National Songs
Collections:   Music
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096765
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (180)
 
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...o the turmoil of the late 19th century, in particular the 1887 promulgation of the Bayonet Constitution that disenfranchised so many subjects of the Hawaiian kingdom, the 1889 revolt that attempted to reverse the erosion of those civil rights, the 1893 overthrow of Queen Lili uokalani, and the counterrevolution in 1895 by loyalists trying to restore the Queen to the thro...
 
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This book contains a selection of compiled national songs of Hawaii.
 
       
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