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Contents Foreword by Noelani Arista Notes on the Text Introduction 3 Traditions of Hawaii I. Gods, creations, peopling of Hawaii, the underworld, the flood 8 II. Star lore and the calendar 74 III. Dream lore 114 IV. The chiefs; the slaves 122 V. The commoner; food and farming 168 Notes 168 Appendix 1. Genealogy of the First-from-the-Intense Darkness 174 The making of heaven and earth 174 The peopling of the earth 178 2. A prayer to the god Alalalahe 182 3. About "the sea of Hina the chief" 187 4. Hidden islands of Kane 189 5. Beginning of the Hawaiian people 190 6. Concerning the Lauloa taro 192 7. The Hiuwai: Water-throwing 193 8. Rank among the chiefs of Hawaii 195 9. The marchers of the night 198 List of references 201 Index 204
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Folklore -- Hawaii.
Hawaiian language -- Texts.