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Title:   Place Names of Hawaii - Hawaii Dictionary
Author:   Mary Kawena Pukui
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   1974
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Reference, Hawaiian Language
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096974
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (135)
 
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...In this book the authors endeavor to provide the people of the State of Hawaii with a glossary of important place names in the State, including names of valleys, streams, mountains, land sections, surfing areas, towns, villages, and Honolulu streets and buildings. The first edition of Place Name...
 
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...Glossary. 1 -- Hawaiian words used in the Glossary. 3 -- Abbreviations used in the Glossary. 4 -- Glossary. 5 -- Appendix. 235 -- Previous studies of place names. 235 -- Sources consulted. 237 -- Sound changes and the need for salvage. 238 ...
 
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Title:   Hawai’I Island Legends : Pikoi, Pele and Others
Author:   Mary Kawena Pukui
Publisher:   Kamehameha Schools Press
Language:   English
Date:   1996
Subjects:   Fiction, Adventure, Hawaiian Folklore
Collections:   Folklore
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096801
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (210)
 
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...When Polynesian people came to Hawaii, hundreds of years ago, they brought legends. We know this because the same stories and similar hero names are found in other Polynesian groups. Other legends grew about historical events in our islands, about real p...
 
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...Preface.Vii -- Acknowledgments.Viii -- PikoiRat Shooting.3 -- Enemies Of The Chief.7 -- Pikoi Sees Hawaii.19 -- PeleHow Hawaii Was Made Safe.29 -- How Hawaii Was Divided.42 -- Holua Sledding.45 -- The Puna Chief Who Boasted.49 -- The Girl Who Gave Breadfruit.51 -- Kalapana.56 -- The Pounded Water Of Kekela.61 -- Other Lege...
 
       
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