Legends of Old Honolulu (Mythology) by W. D. Westervelt

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Author Westervelt, W. D. (William Drake), 1849-1939
LoC No. 16024114
Title Legends of Old Honolulu (Mythology)
Collected and Translated from the Hawaiian
Contents The migration of the Hawaiians -- Legendary places in Honolulu -- The god of Pakaka Temple -- Legend of the bread-fruit tree -- The gods who found water -- The water of life of Ka-ne -- Mamala the surf-rider -- A shark punished at Waikiki -- The legendary origin of Kapa -- Creation of man -- The chief with the wonderful servants -- The great dog Ku -- The cannibal dog-man -- The canoe of the dragon -- The wonderful shell -- The ghost dance on Punchbowl -- The bird-man of Nuuanu Valley -- The owls of Honolulu -- The two fish from Tahiti -- Iwa, the notable thief of Oahu -- Pikoi the rat-killer -- Kawelo -- "Chief man-eater" -- Lepe-a-moa -- Kamapuaa legends -- Appendix: Polynesian language. Partial list of Hawaiian terms used.
Credits Jeroen Hellingman and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at https://www.pgdp.net/ for Project Gutenberg (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Legends -- Hawaii -- Honolulu
Category Text
EBook-No. 66547
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Apr 6, 2022
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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