Hawaiian Historical Legends

Hawaiian Historical Legends

eBook - 1989
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This literary treasure provides one of the earliest glimpses into pre-colonial Hawaaiin culture. This book, one of six written by Dr. Westervelt, is a fascinating compilation of Hawaiian legends and historical tales. The origins of the Hawaiian people, the demi-god Maui's search for immortality for mankind, the coming of Captain Cook, the wars of King Kamehameha, as well as other aspects of Hawaii's incredible history fill its pages. Librarians, students, collectors, and anyone who enjoys reading about ancient Hawaii will delight in Hawaiian Historical Legends. Dr. Westervelt is one of the best-known raconteurs of Hawaiian stories. Hawaiian Historical Legends presents a variety of stories both legendary and historical. The author also considers the question of Polynesian origins and the speculative subject of Spanish visitants. Other titles n this series on Hawaii include: Hawaiian Legends of Ghosts and Ghost Gods, and Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes.
Publisher: [United States] : Tuttle Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 1989.
ISBN: 1462901352
9781462901357
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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