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Tales of the Menehune, the little pixie folk of Hawaii

Viola K. Rivenburgh

Tales of the Menehune, the little pixie folk of Hawaii

by Viola K. Rivenburgh

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Published by Rivenburgh, Peninsula Pub. in Port Angeles, Wash .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Hawaii.,
    • Folklore -- Hawaii.,
    • Fairies -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      A collection of nine Hawaiian folktales which relate the magical building achievements of the Menehune.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Viola K. Rivenburgh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.R4497 Tal
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4149549M
      ISBN 100918146194
      LC Control Number80128981
      OCLC/WorldCa8110373

      The Rev. A. O. Forbes devoted some time and thought to the collecting of island folk-lore: and King Kalakaua took some pains in this line also, as evidenced by his volume of “Legends and Myths of Hawaii,” edited by R. M. Daggett, though there is much therein that is wholly foreign to ancient Hawaiian customs and thought. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 24 cm: Contents: Tales of the menehune. Laka's canoe. The feast of Pi. How the menehune saved their fish.

      in the book: Thrum, Thomas G., More Hawaiian Folk Tales: A Collection of Native Legends and Traditions on pages: HSL Call Number: H T UHM Call Number: GRT5 Subject: Waianae, Oahu appears in the legend: "Legend of Paaula and Kawelu" in the book: Thrum, Thomas G., More Hawaiian Folk Tales: A Collection of Native Legends and. in the book: Kaopio, Matthew, Hawaiian Family Legends on pages: HSL Call Number: H Ka UHM Call Number: GRH38 K Subject: Laka appears in the legend: "Stories of the Menehunes: Laka's Adventure" in the book: Thrum, Thomas G., Hawaiian Folk Tales: A Collection of Native Legends on pages: HSL Call Number: H T.

      Tales of the Menehune, compiled by Mary Kawena Pukui, retold by Caroline Curtis. many tales of Hawaii's little people from Maui and the other islands were gathered by Mary Pukui who was born in Ka'u on the Big Island in ; Teller of Hawaiian Tales, by Eric A. Knudsen. these "stories of gods and goddesses, ghosts and heroes. Aloha readers! You’ve heard of the “Menehune” The so-called “little people” of Hawaii (and more specifically of Kauai) have a plethora of myths, legends, and folktales related to.


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Tales of the Menehune: the little pixie folk of Hawaii. [Viola K Rivenburgh] -- A collection of nine Hawaiian folktales which relate the magical building achievements of the Menehune. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. HAWAIIAN FOLK TALES I LEGENDS RESEMBLING OLD TESTAMENT HISTORY REV.

HYDE, D. IN the first volume of Judge Fornander's elaborate work on "The Polynesian Race" he has given some old Hawaiian legends which closely resemble the Old Testament history. Of interest to the general reader will be the tales of the Menehune, the 'little people' of Hawaii, who resemble in some aspects the fairies of Europe.

The Menehune are credited with numerous. Chapters cover topics such as resemblances to Biblical stories, myths of the gods and goddesses such as Maui and Pele, historical legends, topographical folklore, and the folklore of interest to the general reader will be the tales of the Menehune, the 'little people' of Hawaii, who resemble in some aspects the fairies of Europe.3/5(2).

The mythology of the Menehune is as old as the beginnings of Polynesian history. When the first Polynesians arrived in Hawaii, they found dams, fish-ponds, roads, and even temples, all said to have been built by the Menehune who were superb craftspeople.

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