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Hawaiian legends of old Honolulu

Author: W D Westervelt
Publisher: Rutland, Vt. : C.E. Tuttle, ©1963.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W D Westervelt
OCLC Number: 153882267
Notes: Originally published under the title: Legends of old Honolulu. Boston : Ellis Press, 1915.
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 277 pages, 22 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 16 cm
Contents: The migration of the Hawaiians. --
Legendary places in Honolulu. --
The god of Pakaka temple. --
Legend of the breadfruit tree. --
The gods who found water. --
The water of life of Kane. --
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.
Other Titles: Legends of old Honolulu
Responsibility: collected and translated from the Hawaiian by W.D. Westervelt.

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