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Hawaiian Historical Legends - Hawaiian Historical Legends (Hawaiian Classic Reprints)
Hawaiian Historical Legends (Hawaiian Classic

Hawaiian Historical Legends

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.

  • ASIN: B0066A8TQ0
Hawaiian Historical Legends - Hawaiian Historical Legends (Illustrated)
Hawaiian Historical Legends

Hawaiian Historical Legends

  • ASIN: B078FZ3JG2
Hawaiian Historical Legends - Legends & Myths of Hawaii
Legends & Myths of Hawaii

Hawaiian Historical Legends

The Legends and Myths of Hawaii, by King David Kalakaua, who lived from 1836 to 1890, is a remarkable work. It combines many traditional Hawaiian legends with stories about historical incidents, such as the death of Captain James Cook at the hands of Hawaiians in 1779 and the destruction of Hawaiian temples in 1819.No other collection of Hawaii's myths has come so directly from a literate Hawaiian. King Kalakaua ruled his subjects with sympathy and understanding and had a deep respect for their traditional knowledge. he was the initiator of a general renaissance of Hawaiian culture that has continued to this day.His Hawaiian Majesty King David Kalakaua was a fascinating writer and mythologist who captured in these stories the romance of old Polynesia. His book is an early and significant contribution to the preservation of Hawaiian culture, as well as a rich collection of Hawaiian lore.

  • ASIN: B00BSW5AYU
Hawaiian Historical Legends - Hawaiian Folk Tales (A Collection of Native Legends)
Hawaiian Folk Tales (A Collection of Native

Hawaiian Historical Legends

  • ASIN: 1428032282
Hawaiian Historical Legends - Hawaiian Legends of Ghosts and Ghost-Gods
Hawaiian Legends of Ghosts and

Hawaiian Historical Legends

  • ASIN: B006J1MLLA
Hawaiian Historical Legends - Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes
Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes

Hawaiian Historical Legends

Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes is an overview of ancient legends and facts about volcanoes.

  • ASIN: 1517110238
Hawaiian Historical Legends - Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu (Forgotten Books)
Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu (Forgotten

Hawaiian Historical Legends

Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu by W.D. Westervelt [1915]. Of all of the sacred landscapes of the Pacific, the area around Honolulu is rich in lore. (Quote from sacred-texts.com)About the AuthorNathaniel Bright Emerson (1839 - 1915)Nathaniel Bright Emerson (born July 1, 1839 Waialua, Oahu, died July 16, 1915, at sea) was a medical physician and author of Hawaiian mythology.He attended Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts and served in the First Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, during which he was wounded three times. After graduating from Williams in 1865, he studied at Harvard and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, from which he graduated in 1869. This was followed by work at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. In New York Dr. Emerson was associated with Dr. Willard Parker, the eminent surgeon, as student and assistant. For several years he was also clinical assistant to Dr. Seguin, professor of nervous diseases at the College of Physicians and Surgeons. He served as a doctor in New York until 1878, after which he relocated to Hawaii.Dr. Emerson was an able historian and writer of Hawaiian mythology. One of his notable efforts was the translation into English of David Malo's great work on...

  • ASIN: 1605069620
Hawaiian Historical Legends - Mai Pa`a I Ka Leo: Historical Voices in Hawaiian Primary Materials, Looking Forward and Listening Back 2nd (second) Edition by Nogelmeier, M. Puakea published by Bishop Museum Pr (2010)
Mai Pa`a I Ka Leo: Historical Voices in Hawaiian Primary Materials, Looking Forward and Listening Back 2nd (second) Edition by Nogelmeier, M. Puakea published by Bishop Museum Pr

Hawaiian Historical Legends

  • ASIN: B00E281JHE
Hawaiian Historical Legends - King Kamehameha The Great: Warrior King of the Hawaiian Islands
King Kamehameha The Great: Warrior King of the Hawaiian

Hawaiian Historical Legends

King Kamehameha I is widely popular throughout Hawaii and known throughout the rest of the world. He is most known for being the one to finally unite all of the islands of Hawaii into a single kingdom—the Kingdom of Hawaii back in the early 19th century.This biography provides an inside look into the public and private life of King Kamehameha I—the people who surrounded him, the decades he spent slowly piecing together and uniting the Kingdom of Hawaii, the years he spent solidifying and ruling that newly built kingdom, and the legacy he left behind.On reading this book you will not only have a richer understanding of the life and achievements of King Kamehameha I but of the history of Hawaii and how the nation (which later became a state of the United States) was born.In the six chapters of this biography, you will find:•A timeline of key events in King Kamehameha I’s life which can be used for quick reference•Brief biographical descriptions of the key people who were part of King Kamehameha’s I life to help those who struggle with the Hawaiian names orient themselves and keep track of the people involved in the story.•The full story of King Kamehameha I and everything that is known about his birth, life, achievements, and death.•A brief overview of King Kamehame...

  • ASIN: B016TYHSYG

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