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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Legends of Hawaii.
New Haven, Yale University Press, 1937
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|Notes:||"The stories ... are selections from ... [the author's] At the gateways of the day and The bright islands."--Pref., p. xii.
"Published on the foundation established in memory of Amasa Stone Mather of the Class of 1907, Yale college."
|Description:||xiv, , 220 pages illustrations 24 cm|
|Contents:||The princess of the rainbow --
The fire-goddess --
The seven great deeds of Ma-ui --
The me-ne-hu-ne --
The canoe of Laka or Rata and those who sailed in it --
When the little blond shark went visiting --
The boy Pu-nia and the King of the sharks --
Owl and Rat and the boy who was good at shooting arrows --
The story of Mo-e Mo-e --
Ha-le-ma-no and the Princess Kama --
The arrow and the swing --
The rolling island --
The daughter of the King of Ku-ai-he-lani --
The woman from Lalo-hana --
Hina, the woman in the moon --
The two great brothers, Ni-he-u and Kana --
Au-ke-le the seeker --
Kaulu, the world's strongest boy.
|Responsibility:||by Padraic Colum; with decorations by Don Forrer.|