The Legends and Myths of Hawaii: The fables and folk-lore of a strange people

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Author Kalakaua, David, King of Hawaii, 1836-1891
Editor Daggett, Rollin Mallory, 1831-1901
LoC No. tmp96026245
Title The Legends and Myths of Hawaii: The fables and folk-lore of a strange people
Contents Preface -- Hawaiian legends: introduction -- Hina, the Helen of Hawaii -- The royal hunchback -- The triple marriage of Laa-mai-kahiki -- The apotheosis of Pele -- Hua, king of Hana -- The iron knife -- The sacred spear-point -- Kelea, the surf-rider of Maui -- Umi, the peasant prince of Hawaii -- Lono and Kaikilani -- The adventures of Iwikauikaua -- The prophecies of Keaulumoku -- The cannibals of Halemanu -- Kaiana, the last of the Hawaiian knights -- Kaala, the flower of Lanai -- The destruction of the temples -- The tomb of Puupehe -- The story of Laieikawai -- Lohiau, the lover of a goddess -- Kahavari, chief of Puna -- Kahalaopuna, the princess of Manoa.
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Legends -- Hawaii
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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